Valdimir Gapontsev – Williams ‘Rounds’ (1960 Fleta)


Here’s Vladimir Gapontsev playing John Williams’ ‘Rounds’ on a guitar very much like the one Williams played – a 1960 Ignacio Fleta.

JohnPaul Back-to-School at Servite High School


Last Friday, JohnPaul and I delivered 22 Cordoba guitars to Josinaldo Costa, head guitar instructor at Servite High School in Anaheim, CA. We were there to learn, but about the Servite guitar program of course.

A New Musical Experience (Updated 08.21.15)


More is being revealed about this interesting new guitar project, including the nature of its multimedia platform, recordings including both new releases and historical re-releases, books, a website, sheet music, videos, apps and more.

Player Spotlight: Silviu Ciulei


Classical and flamenco guitarist Silviu Octavian Ciulei was born in Constanta, Romania. He began his musical studies at the age of six and attended the High School of Arts in Constanta. By age thirteen, he had won his first performance prize.

The Jose Ramirez Dynasty


Very few names have been as influential in the development and history of the guitar as the name Jose Ramirez. The family tradition was born around the year 1870, when a 12 year-old boy began an apprenticeship at a local builder’s workshop. He worked to develop his skills, and in 1882 he founded the Jose Ramirez workshop.

Museum Guitar: 1981 Jose Romanillos


This guitar has the classic Romanillos aesthetic - the Moorish arches in the headshape and mosaic of the rosette. It is a bit on the smaller side, very reminiscent of the classic "Torres" and early Hauser I styles, of which Romanillos is perhaps the greatest champion.
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Teacher Spotlight: Josinaldo Costa

Brazilian guitarist Josinaldo Costa, a recipient of the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Eastman School of Music, also holds a Bache...

Player Spotlight: Silviu Ciulei

Classical and flamenco guitarist Silviu Octavian Ciulei was born in Constanta, Romania. He began his musical studies at the age of six and...

JohnPaul Back-to-School at Servite High School

Last Friday, JohnPaul and I delivered 22 Córdoba guitars to Josinaldo Costa, head guitar instructor at Servite High School in Anaheim, C...

Valdimir Gapontsev - Williams 'Rounds' (1960 Fleta)

Here's Vladimir Gapontsev playing John Williams' 'Rounds' on a guitar very much like the one Williams played - a 1960 Ignacio Fleta. ...

The Jose Ramirez Dynasty

Very few names have been as influential in the development and history of the guitar as the name José Ramírez. The family tradition was bo...

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