Drawing inspiration from a wide range of sources (Italian standards, the Motown era, and an alien thought experiment), Italian guitarist Alberto Lombardi creates links between them all with his inventive fingerstyle arrangements and masterful technique.
Here Menn plays a sophisticated arrangement of the old song “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling,” as well as “Bures-sur-Yvette,” an original composition that was inspired by time she spent in France as a teenager, and which reflects her classical background.
Fingerstyle guitar innovator, composer, and musicologist Laurence Juber stopped by the Acoustic Guitar studios in Richmond, California, late last year to perform selections from his latest project, Touchstones—The Evolution of Fingerstyle Guitar. The two-time Grammy winner may be familiar to…
The Kentucky-based guitarist Nathan Salsburg has made some of the most compelling acoustic-guitar instrumental albums in this decade, both as a solo artist and in collaboration with the wonderful Chicago-based (English) guitarist James Elkington.