Fernandes discusses his new album, his classical foundation, and the auspicious career opportunities now unfolding before him.
Isbin’s widespread career is full of collaborations both inside and outside of the classical guitar world.
The Latin Grammy-winning guitarist discusses the recording and guitar techniques behind his new album, ‘Carreteras Secundarias, Vol. II.’
Mallett breathes new life into music that has languished since Holland’s passing more than a century ago.
Lage talks about his uncommon use of the steel-string guitar in the evolution of his ensemble, as well as collaborating with his wife, singer-songwriter Margaret Glaspy
Five high-achieving guitarists share how they maintain and continually improve their skills, while offering advice applicable to players of all styles.
The eight-string guitarist's latest album, ‘Che Argentina,’ is a passion project devoted to 20th-century works by seven Argentine composers.
On their latest release, In Between Thoughts... A New World, the spiritually inclined pair have invested their pan-genre musical values with some of their own more metaphysical ones.
The albums is an extension of Lenée’s current fascinations, which include experimenting with fingerstyle on the 12-string and an ongoing exploration of alternate tunings.
Since Grant Gordy's 2010 self-titled debut album, he has used bluegrass as a foundation while stretching out far beyond the genre’s confines to find his voice as an improviser, composer, and arranger.
Now age 68, classical guitar virtuoso Eliot Fisk turns momentarily wistful looking back over his long and storied career. “Years pass by and I think, ‘How can this be?’ I’m just getting started,” he says, voice rising. “I’m at the point where I’m looking at the last chapters of my life.”
A rare interview with Arthel "Doc" Watson, an extraordinary entertainer who never failed to capture the admiration and affection of his audience.
South Korea–born classical guitar virtuoso Bokyung Byun (aka “Bo”) is riding a wave of musical achievements.
It was a competition quite unlike any other, and the prizes the highest in any guitar competition in the world, with a $35,000 first prize.
Here is a list of 10 top classical guitar virtuosos—all in their ‘20s or early ‘30s—originally from 10 different countries.
Berta Rojas' album Legado features 12 tracks composed by or written in homage to a pair of classical guitar pioneers: Ida Presti (1924–1967) of France and María Luisa Anido (1907–1996) of Argentina.
Glenn Jones doesn’t see open tunings as an alternate to standard, but rather as the core to his approach to playing and composing on guitar, including on his album ‘Vade Mecum.‘
It’s hard to picture a more idyllic environment for making music than guitarist Will Ackerman’s Imaginary Road Studios in Windham County, Vermont.
The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ), which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, is as renowned for its virtuosity as for its adventurous musical programming.
While making his latest album, From Sulphur Springs to Rising Fawn, a star-studded tribute to Norman and Nancy Blake, Bob Minner got the chance to befriend the Blakes.
Billy Strings talks about developing his own style, gear he uses on-stage, and his "Holy Grail" guitar.
Brazilian classical guitarist João Luiz, known best for his work with Brasil Guitar Duo, came up in a musical culture where many musicians crisscross genres happily.
Live and virtual recitals—including on YouTube—have helped fuel Ana Vidovic’s rise as one of the world’s most popular classical guitarists.
Gyan Riley’s big ears and deep guitar skills have taken him from solo shows to classical ensembles.
Adam Miller, a guitarist and composer from Australia, stopped by Acoustic Guitar's San Francisco Bay Area office with some choice Traugott and Ken Parker guitars.