Posts from ‘Guitar Demonstrations’

Oct
05

janson

Here’s Peter Janson, who’s been on tour with our friend Aaron Larget-Caplan (we’ll have videos of him soon, as well as a duo of Janson and Larget-Caplan) playing Ralph Towner’s Green and Golden on a great 2009 Erez Perelman spruce and Indian rosewood guitar. You can learn more about Aaron and Peter at their World of Guitar website.

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Oct
03

Rossignol

Brothers Alex and Wesley Park came back to play some more duos for us. Here they are playing le Rossignol as transcribed by Patrick Russ and Christopher Parkening. Wesley plays a 2002 Richard Howell in cedar and Indian rosewood and Alex plays a 1969 Edgar Monch in spruce and Indian rosweood.

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Sep
28

Coves

I happened to be in Granada just as luthier Jose Vigil was finishing up the new cedar and Indian rosewood guitar he had made for GSI, so our friend Vicente Coves came to the shop to play the guitar for us so we could hear the first few notes played on this guitar.

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Sep
28

tomek

Our friend Tomasz Fechner stopped by GSI recently to play some guitars, and we shot some great videos of him playing excerpts from the Bach Chaconne, Barrios, and the Giuliani Rossiniana No. 5 Op. 123 on some lovely new and vintage guitars. He plays the Barrios on a new Teodoro Perez ‘Maestro’ spruce and lacewood guitar, the Chaconne on guitars by Alejandro, Tobias Berg, Roberto Gomes and Manuel Velazquez, and the Rossiniana on guitars by Felipe Conde Crespo and Dominik Wurth.

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Sep
24

Yenne Lee ‘Arirang Fantasy’                                                          David Gates ‘If’
Joseph Kosma ‘Autumn Leaves’                                    Glenn Frey & Don Henley ‘Desperado’
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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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