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appealed to classical and 12-string guitar virtuoso
Ralph Towner. During his expansive fourdecade...
SINCE PERFORMING VIVALDI’S “CONCERTO
in D Major” with the Minneapolis Orchestra
at the age of 14, Sharon Isbin has emerged as
one of the ...
AT THE HERBST THEATRE IN SAN FRANCISCO,
a guitarist takes the stage carrying a Greg
Smallman guitar, sits down, and launches into
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Xuefei Yang’s latest album on GSP Recordings, Si Ji (Mandarin for “Four Seasons”) reflects her life and her time. Yang was born in 1977 in B...
Philip Hii has some simple and yet profound advice for his guitar students: “Indulge in your music. Move with the rhythm, let your melodies ...
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