New Song! “La Carrera”

The summer was WAY busier than expected. I encountered several curveballs. And I let them do damage too as it’s been about 4 months since I last recorded a song… So far, I think I’m about half way finished with the album. At this pace, I’ll never finish the album by the end of the … [Read more...]

Parcelas #2 & #3

Here are a few additional short tunes I posted the previous month or so on social media, but forgot to post on this blog. Parcela #3 was written yesterday in the spirit & honor of Memorial day. I hope you enjoy! P.S. Just moved to a new spot here in LA, and additionally, had some … [Read more...]

Parcela #1 – Song Library

A short tune I wrote yesterday. This is going to be the first in a series of short tunes on guitar. The goal being compiling library of short tunes (songs, guitar studies, etc). Quality isn’t great, but it isn’t meant to be. Just something I put together quickly. Hope you enjoy, and I hope everyone … [Read more...]

What Is A Classical Guitar?

What Is A Classical Guitar?

A “Classical Guitar” typically refers to an instrument in the chordophone family that evolved, most notably, from the lute and vihuela. The period during which this evolution took place spanned the Renaissance (~1300-1600) and Baroque (~1600-1700) eras. As the instrument evolved, it maintained the look and playability of a lute/vihuela while gaining size. The classical … [Read more...]

Classical Guitar Strings – The “What” & “Why”

Apart from the material composition and overall guitar design, the classical guitar differs from other guitars in the type of strings it incorporates. Why are the strings used for classical guitar different than typical acoustic guitar strings? Three reasons: 1) the history/evolution of the classical guitar, 2) the tone quality that classical guitar strings provide, … [Read more...]