Let me play you Beethoven like you've never heard before, with guitars, bass, drums, strings, and synths.I hope these recordings of my modern arrangements will encourage young players to delve into experimenting more with classical music.
hier, la France a perdu un grand homme.
yesterday, France lost a great man.
Si vous permettez, j'aimerais lui rendre un dernier hommage.
If you agree, i would give him this last hommage.(lyrics in french only,sorry)
Abbe Pierre & pot de fer
nouveau flamenco: I often wrestle with myself figuring out which style I want to play at the moment. There are so many styles I do that sometimes it's quite difficult for me. Jazz has always been my first love but Spanish style guitar whether flamenco or otherwise has been a close second.
I recently began concentrating on nouveau flamenco because it was what I needed to focus on to alleviate much of the pain from my shingles. Oddly the medication for shingles I have has little affect on the discomforts of the disease but it sure helps with the arthritis situation. I can't remember the last time I could play ...
Correction ~ It wasn't a Strad afterall ...: That smashed up violin
By Andy McSmith
I have an error to confess. In yesterday's Independent I wrote about David Garrett, the world class violinist who slipped and smashed his instrument, which I described as a "priceless Stradivarius". Actually, it was not made by Antonio Stradivari, but by ...
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