It was one of the first posts to this blog, where I was talking about the initial impulses to create this kind of guitar album, and I was then talking about the influences of the reknown tap dancer Guillem Alonso. Now, two days ago he was here again and I had the chance to accompany… Continue reading
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Dances with the guitar. Interviewed by Joonas Lepna
The interview with me was originally published in Hiiu Leht in 2008. By Joonas Lepna I think many of us have seen several musicians jumping on a stage with the guitars but would you call that dancing? Or could you imagine anyone to dance to the soft sounds of the classical guitar? An extraordinary idea,… Continue reading
The Dance Album live in Tallinn – all together!
My small tour ends with the final concert in the capital and for this occasion I have invited many fellow musicians to play with me, too. The percussionists that I had for the recording couldn’t make it for the concert but they suggested that I contact Mr. Riho Ridbeck from the legendary Hortus Musicus. He… Continue reading
Guillem Alonso and TapOlé
I think it was the spring of 2007 when the “world champion of step dance” Guillem Alonso visited the annual step dance event in Tallinn. I knew nothing about him and about the event, too. But appeared that the organizers were forced to find a guitarist that would perform the Asturias by Albeniz as Guillem… Continue reading