Where Boxing and Music Collide

This post highlights the intersection of two completely disparate arts: boxing and music; and how delving under the hood of the sweet science has thrown up some interesting connections to the science of learning music. Shadow boxing with notes Just recently I finished reading Sam Sheridan’s A fighters Art, a book that details his exploits … Read more

The Bees CAGED

This post highlights my new, and first book, called: The Bees CAGED. It details what it is all about and how the CAGED system can be utilized by classical guitarists to get a better idea on a piece, in this case it is Agustin Barrios’ The Bees (Las Abejas). The Bees CAGED This book is … Read more

Happy New Year 2018

Happy new year to one and all, may this year bring you happiness and lots of music.   I have already done a great post on getting some inspiration for the new year over at CGRocks site, click here for post with YouTube playlist inspiration so I wont hassle you with resolutions (who makes and … Read more

Napoleon Coste Preludes on Amazon Kindle

This is a quick post to highlight the newest addition to Amazon Kindle library: Napoleon Coste Op. 49 Preludes. Napoleon Coste and his Preludes Napoleon Coste is a relatively underplayed early 20th century classical guitar composer. Why? Well I suspect it’s due to the perceived difficulty of the few pieces that are currently available on … Read more

Classical Guitar Magazine: Gnattali

So here is another article I have written for Classical Guitar Magazine, on Etude 5 and Radames Gnattali, it features the hugely talented, and inspirational, Newman & Oltman guitar duo on the front cover. Along with a whole host of cool articles and inspiring lessons, as per usual. Due to the wonders of the modern … Read more

Perfomance Nerves, MOOC & Edx

This post highlights the Edx MOOC course by Dr. Noa Kageyama that will help get those pesky performance nerves settled. And its all free. Want to Know more?     What is MOOC? This is the acronym for: Massive Open Online Course Edx is the leader in offering these courses, where you can sign up … Read more