Archive for September, 2010

The Dance Album now on sale in UK

September 24, 2010

My previous “serious” solo guitar CD “The Dance Album” reached today the guitar music store at www.guitarcds.net and got positive critics. So here it is:

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The Dance Album on sale in UK

September 24, 2010

My favorite solo guitar CD “The Dance Album” reached today the guitar music store at www.guitarcds.net and got positive critics. So here it is: By the way, without much planning my new solo CD came out – much different from “The Dance Album” but people seem to like it. Check out my “Live at cafe […]

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Cold Weather, Humidity and the Guitars

September 24, 2010

The following goes mainly for the acoustic guitars but the electric guitar is made of wood, too. So changes in temperature and humidity have effect on all guitars. This topic is important both in summer and in winter but as it is winter now, I will talk about the specific problems of winter time. Ideally, […]

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Fingernails and the Guitar

September 17, 2010

The oldest guitar tutor books don’t say much about players’ nails but from Sor and Aguado we can find some hints. Sor has said that he cut his thumbnail in the fashion of his good friend Aguado. That means that he probably used nails on other right hand fingers. From Tarrega we know that for […]

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Dance album live at Vana-Vigala manor house

September 10, 2010

Vana-Vigala manor celebrated the 1st of September with a guitar and dance concert. They’ve just ended a massive renovation and the house looks prettier than ever. Estonia has plenty of manor houses but most of them are in a bad situation. But all of them have their own character and to play music in such […]

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The Biggest Road Block of Self-Learners

September 10, 2010

Guitar is by far the most popular musical instrument in the Western world. Millions of people want to play it. And they do. There is no mystery – anyone can play it. However, the only way to get there is by learning. I have been talking about learning the guitar almost in every post. Recently […]

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Tempo and Timing – Some Tools for Guitarists

September 3, 2010

Most of the music that people play on guitars needs to be very precise. A human is a pretty rhytmical creature – the heart is beating and fingers keep strumming on the table. If you take a longer run of walk then you will feel how you enter the rhytm. In music it is very […]

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