Guitar Conversations Podcast

Sinopse

Join Sergio as he interviews Australian and international guitarists talking with them about their about their story, inspirations and creative processes. Guitar Conversations will explore insights from master guitarists, their tips and tricks, how they practice, overcoming challenges and staying motivated. The podcast hopes to provide the listener with a window into the life of guitarists from a variety of fields including classical, jazz, latin, and popular styles of guitar.

Episódios

  • GC Ep 22: Karin Schaupp Interview

    GC Ep 22: Karin Schaupp Interview

    02/08/2016 Duração: 01h01min

    Karin schaupp has had a remarkable career so far. She has worked in the top echelons of classical guitar performance, recorded for major record labels and played with some of the major orchestras around the world. Along side this she has also been very creative in her collaborations and projects which have extended well beyond the guitar genre she has courageously launching into acting and various performance arts.   In our chat we talk about her beginnings and the joys and challenges of being taught by your parent, high lights of her career, influences and some of her most fulfilling projects. I hope you’ll enjoy my conversations with Karin Schaupp as much as I did.   Music Stélé by Phillip Houghton from the CD Lotte's Gift performed by Karin Schaupp. Intermezzo by Mascagni from the CD Dreams performed by Karin Schaupp.     Today’s podcast is brought to you by audible.com – I listen to a lot of audiobooks and audible is the best platform I have found, and they have a great offer; get a FREE audiobook downloa

  • GC Ep21: Manuel Barrueco Interview

    GC Ep21: Manuel Barrueco Interview

    13/07/2016 Duração: 58min

    Manuel Barrueco is a living legend of the classical guitar. For the past three decades has been at the forefront of classical guitar performance touring, recording, commissioning works and transcribing music for the guitar. He has also mentored a number of highly successful young guitar talents where he teaches at Peabody Institute in Baltimore.   It was a real pleasure to speak with the maestro about his recent projects including the latest releases on his label Tonar Music, as well as some of the finer aspects of his craft. Music Invierno Porteño by Astor Piazzola from the album Solo Piazzolla Farewell by Sergio Assad performed by Manuel Barrueco and Franco Platino from the album Virtuoso Guitar Duos.   Today’s podcast is brought to you by audible.com – I listen to a lot of audiobooks and audible is the best platform I have found, and they have a great offer; get a FREE audiobook download and 30 day free trial at www.audibletrial.com/guitarconversations  Over 180,000 titles to choose from for any mobile dev

  • GC 20: Interview with Duo Vela with Daniel and Marla Nistico

    GC 20: Interview with Duo Vela with Daniel and Marla Nistico

    01/07/2016 Duração: 56min

    My guests today are a husband and wife duo Daniel and Marla Nistico. They form a flute and guitar duo called Duo Vela. Duo Vela performs enchanting music from across the seas, giving audiences a taste of the sounds, rhythms and cultures of different lands. Formed in 2014, the duo has brought their exciting programs to venues in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and China.

  • GC 19: Andrew York Interview

    GC 19: Andrew York Interview

    20/06/2016 Duração: 59min

    Andrew York is a world renowned classical guitarist and composer. Over the past 30 years he has recorded numerous ground breaing solo albums and was also a founding member for the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. His compositions which are rich in folk, jazz and ancient influences a have been recorded by many notable guitarists including John Williams and Christopher Parkening. He continues to tour internationally performing his compositions and taking masterclasses and forming various collaborations.

  • GC 18: Lucas Michailidis talks about The Melbourne Guitar Lab

    GC 18: Lucas Michailidis talks about The Melbourne Guitar Lab

    06/06/2016 Duração: 58min

    Melbourne based guitarist and composer Lucas Michailidis joins me today to chat about a workshop series he is curating called the Melbourne Guitar Lab. Lucas has performed both locally and internationally in a career spanning 20 year, he is signed to Candy Rat records and his performances and compositions have won many accolades. In our chat we dive into the philosophy of teaching and a new teaching platform that Lucas is experimenting with. We also preview some of the artists that will be featured in the guitar workshop series, these include Slava Grigoryan, Steve Magnusson, Bret Garsed, Lisa Boyes, James Ryan, Doug De Vries, Geoff Achison, and Lucas.   We’ll go over some of the techniques and topics that will be covered in the workshops. I hope you enjoy my insightful and at times philosophical chat with Lucas Michailidis.

  • GC 17: Ben Dix and Dan McKay from Melbourne Guitar Quartet

    GC 17: Ben Dix and Dan McKay from Melbourne Guitar Quartet

    28/05/2016 Duração: 01h45s

    The Melbourne Guitar Quartet is one of Australia's leading guitar quartets having performed for over 10 years. Their mission is to cultivate new works for the chamber guitar and to bring this medium to new audiences,

  • GC 16: Jason Vieaux Interview

    GC 16: Jason Vieaux Interview

    24/03/2016 Duração: 48min

    Classical guitarist Jason Vieaux has been on the world stage for the past three decades. His busy schedule of touring schedule includes solo concerts and many chamber collaborations with quartets, harpists and accordionists. He co-founded the guitar department at  The Curtis Institute of Music and last year won a Grammy for best solo classical recording. In my conversation with Jason we talk about his beginnings, his collaborations, Bach, guitars, and the Grammys.

  • GC 15: Yuri Liberzon Interview

    GC 15: Yuri Liberzon Interview

    24/11/2015 Duração: 40min

    On this episode of Guitar Conversations I interview guitarist Yuri Liberzon. He is a graduate of Peabody Institute and Yale University having studied with Manuel Barrueco and Benjamin Verdery. Yuri has recently released his first solo CD called Ascension. We talk about his new release and his journey so far in the world of classical guitar.

  • GC 14: Raffaele Agostino Interview

    GC 14: Raffaele Agostino Interview

    26/10/2015 Duração: 43min

    Raffaele Agostino is a Sydney based guitarist and teacher. He has been involved With the Sydney guitar scene for many decades performing, teaching , examing and co-running the Sydney Guitar Summer School. He also performs in a variety of ensembles including the Sydeney Guitar Trio and Duo Agostino. In my interview with Raff we talk about his story, collaborations, the summer school, playing at English Festivals, collaborating with Richard Charlton and lots more.

  • GC 13: Tommy Emmanuel Interview

    GC 13: Tommy Emmanuel Interview

    28/08/2015 Duração: 57min

    My guest today is finger-style guitar legend Tommy Emmanuel. Tommy has been performing internationally for many decades. He has worked with many notable guitarists including Chet Atkins and Eric Clapton and is known for his high energy compositions and arrangements, especially those of The Beatles songs. I had a great chat with Tommy about his beginning, classical guitar, Chet Atkins and lots more. I hope you enjoy my conversation with Tommy Emmanuel.

  • GC 12: Scott Tenant Interview

    GC 12: Scott Tenant Interview

    22/08/2015 Duração: 01h05min

    Scott Tennant is an internationally recognized classical guitarist and teacher. He was a founding member of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet which has enjoyed a 30 year career and amongst many accolades is also known for his best selling guitar technique book called Pumping Nylon. In my chat with Scott we talk about LAGQ, his teaching philosophies, recordings and some great travel stories. I hope you enjoy my conversation with Scott Tenant

  • GC 11: John Williams

    GC 11: John Williams

    03/08/2015 Duração: 01h18min

    John Williams needs no introduction, he is a household name amongst guitarist and classical music lovers around. He has performed internationally for over 60 years having recorded some 200 albums, and thrilled and amazed audineces around the world with his dazzling technique, and incredible breadth of repertoire. His contribution to the classical guitar cannot be understated having inspired many generations of young people to learn the instrument. I was thrilled to chat to John recently about his thoughts on guitar playing, teaching, the music industry, practice, guitars and much more.

  • GC 10: Craig Ogden Interview

    GC 10: Craig Ogden Interview

    29/06/2015 Duração: 58min

    Australian born Craig Ogden is one of the UK’s leading classical guitarists. He has recorded highly acclaimed CDs and has collaborated with some of Europes leading musicians including John Williams.

  • GC 09: Vladmir Gorbach Interview

    GC 09: Vladmir Gorbach Interview

    14/06/2015 Duração: 47min

    Vladmir Gorbach is a rising star of the classical guitar world. He has won numerous guitar competitions including the GFA in 2011.

  • GC 08: William Kanengiser Interview

    GC 08: William Kanengiser Interview

    06/05/2015 Duração: 01h02s

    William Kanengiser is an internationally renowned classical guitarist. A founding member of the award winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet.

  • GC 07: John Griffiths Interview

    GC 07: John Griffiths Interview

    18/04/2015 Duração: 01h10min

    John Griffiths is a musician and musicologist specializing in vihuela and lute.

  • GC 06: Tim Kain Interview

    GC 06: Tim Kain Interview

    16/03/2015 Duração: 44min

    Tim Kain has had an enviable musical career. He was one of the first graduates in classical guitar in Australia, and after studying in England and Spain he began teaching at the ANU school of music. He gained a reputation as one of Australia’s leading classical guitar performers and teachers with many students going on to have success locally and overseas. Tim has also established many collaborations with notable international classical musicians and is very active performing and commissioning new works for the guitar. In my interview with Tim we talk about his early professional years, his time at the ANU, crowd funding for Guitar Trek and his collaborations with John Williams. There are many topics we did not cover and I’m hoping we can get together again soon to have another very enjoyable chat.  

  • GC 05: Slava Grigoryan Interview

    GC 05: Slava Grigoryan Interview

    08/03/2015 Duração: 01h04min

    Slava Grigoryan has been performing since mid 1990s. He was signed to Sony Music Label at age 19 after winning a major prize at the Tokyo International Guitar Festival.

  • GC 04: Doug De Vries Interview

    GC 04: Doug De Vries Interview

    10/02/2015 Duração: 01h19min

    Doug De Vries is an Australian music icon, having performed, recorded and composed professionally for over 30 years in the fields of Jazz and Brasilian guitar.

  • GC 03: Leonard Grigoryan Interview part 2

    GC 03: Leonard Grigoryan Interview part 2

    14/01/2015 Duração: 46min

    In part 2 of my interview with Lenny we chat about life on the road, mentorship, competitions, and technical workouts.  

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