Posts from ‘Guitar Demonstrations’

Sep
21

Magic-Flute.680

Here’s Yenne Lee playing Fernando Sor’s Introduction, Theme and Variations on a Theme by Mozart, op. 9 on a beautiful 2004 Pepe Romero cedar and maple guitar. Yenne also played this guitar on her Autumn Leaves video, which you can see here.

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Sep
20

Andres

Andres Coca is a young guitarist from Madrid currently living in the Los Angeles area. I met him at a flamenco festival in San Diego and invited him to come check out some guitars, so here he is getting to know a few of the great flamencos we currently have in stock, including a 2006 Conde Hermanos ‘AF 25/R’ in spruce and koa, a 2001 Francisco Manuel Diaz ‘Simbiosis’ negra, a 1997 Tezanos-Perez negra, a 1997 Conde Hermanos ‘Felipe V’ negra and a 1962 Manuel de la Chica blanca.

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Sep
15

PepePine

We stopped by the Romero compound in Del Mar, CA and spent some time with Pepe Romero and the Blochinger Pine Guitar, and of course we had to record Pepe playing the guitar itself. Check out Pepe playing Evocación and Tonadilla by Angel Barrios on this magnificent instrument and then discussing the history of the woods with GSI president David Collett. And you can read much more about the guitar and the wood used for the pine top here.

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Sep
11

nocturne

Here’s Matthew Fish playing Johannes Möller’s Nocturne on a lovely 2015 Mark Usherovich guitar in cedar and Indian rosewood. Matthew has released a CD of Möller’s guitar music entitled ‘From Her Source to the Sea’ which you can check out at his website.

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Sep
06

Desperado

Here’s Yenne Lee with her own arrangement of the Eagles hit Desperado, played on a beautiful new 2017 Enrico Bottelli classical guitar in spruce and CSA rosewood. And be sure to check out Yenne’s other videos, which have become quite a hit on YouTube with a combined total of almost 1.7 million views in just two months.

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Sep
01

Jan-Jongo

We have more of Jan Depreter playing that 1987 spruce Miguel Rodriguez that he couldn’t put down. Here he is playing Paulo Bellinati’s Jongo, a piece that Jan currently uses to open his concerts.

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Aug
23

Elegie

Here’s Nicolas Acevedo playing Johann Kaspar Mertz’s Elegie on a fantastic 1988 Antonio Raya Pardo classical in spruce and CSA rosewood. Raya Pardo established his shop in Granada in the early 1970’s and has been an important member of the Granada school ever since.

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Aug
22

Isle-of-Skye

Here’s Jan Depreter playing one of his own compositions entitled The Isle of Skye on a stunning 1987 Miguel Rodriguez in spruce and Honduran rosewood. This guitar is a bit rare for a Rodriguez in that it is a 650 scale (most Rodriguez guitars are 664), but it doesn’t lose any power or beauty as a result.

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Aug
18

Sonatina

Here’s Chilean guitarist Nicolas Acevedo playing Lennox Berkeley’s Sonatina on an absolutely amazing 1958 Ignacio Fleta guitar in spruce and Indian rosewood.

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Aug
17

Scarlatti

Here’s Vladimir Gapontsev playing Domenico Scarlatti’s Sonata K.209 on a beautiful new Michel Belair ‘Hommage a Daniel Friederich’ model guitar in Indian rosewood and cedar. Belair owns two Friederich guitars and based this guitar on the one he owns from 1999. This particular guitar is not for sale, however we will be offering one of these models in the months to come, so just contact us for ordering information.

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