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  • Street Guitar #14: 7,449,077 Hits On YouTube

    Yes, this is the same guy from the last video (Street Guitar #13)… Tom Ward from Australia. He’s went from the streets to “Australia’s Got Talent” TV Show, or as they say in Nashville- “From the Outhouse to the Penthouse.” This is just an audition but, look at the numbers he has - 7,449,077 and counting! I can only hope that all the talented Street Guitarists that have appeared in our mini series should be as fortunate. I’m not sure what […]

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  • Street Guitarist #13: Tom Ward playing in Pitt Street Mall Sydney

    This is the second to last video of our mini series of  ”Street Guitar” – I hope you have enjoyed all the talented buskers we’ve featured here at Acoustic Guitar Videos including this one… Here’s Street Guitarist Tom Ward from Australia performing at a Mall in Sydney on Pitt Street. Now sometimes these street performances can seem like a throw the coin/cash in the case gig when in fact, they could be hired by a vendor or even a group […]

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  • Andrés Segovia – The Song of the Guitar – Part 1

    If you are a fan of classical guitar, then I think you will like this video. It’s Andres Segovia … A little documentary about this most influential guitarist and some very clear footage. Nothing more to say except- Enjoy. Special thanks to Jay Tolbert for sharing this video with us.

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  • Liona Boyd: Malaguena

    Here’s Canadian guitarist Liona Boyd with the famous Cuban composition entitled La Malaguena. Liona was privileged enough to take took private lessons with “Segovia, Eli Kassner, Narciso Yepes, Alirio Díaz and Julian Bream.” read more I once had a guy tell me that I couldn’t really play the guitar unless I knew how to play Malagurna. I then asked him if he could give me his opinion as to who played it the best … he answered “Roy Clark.” Well, Roy […]

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  • Recuerdos de la Alhambra – guitarist Kim Chung

    Vietnamese guitarist Kim Chung performs the popular Recuerdos de la Alhambra The guitarist, whose full name is Nguyen Thi Kim Chung, stayed idle for a long time because she was not eager to perform in public and was operating a candle-making factory. She now spends most of her time lecturing her students at HCM City Music Conservatory and writing arrangements of her favourite music pieces to be performed at her fourth live show guitar recital, which will celebrate the 55th […]

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  • Dimitri Illarionov: Classically Classical from Russia

    Here’s a video by guitarist Dimitri Illarionov entitled ‘Virtuosos of Guitar 2008′ festival, that was held in Moscow. He’s done quite a lot of extensive touring which does include the USA. The piece is entitled ‘Valse en skaï’ by Roland Dyens. Check it out… Here’s something to think about… How come you never hear much about musicians from Russia? There’s got to be some great players there too… but I’m not talking about just classical nor just about Dimitri Illarionov For […]

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  • Jim Greeninger: The Best Guitarist in The World?

    Jim Greeninger’s video entitled ”The Best Guitarist in The World,” is a great title for a video if you want to get a lot of PLAYS. 615,782 to be exact. So whether or not Jim Greeninger is the best guitarist in the world or not is not the issue here. Share this with your friends- tell them “Here’s the best guitarist in the world video…. See what they say…

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  • Andres Segovia-What Made Him So Special?

    Andres Segovia- the “most influential classical guitar personalities of the 20th century” according to Wikipedia Here’s Andres Performing Villa-Lobos Prelude no. 1 in e minor, live in Spain Segovia’s technique differed from that of Tárrega and his followers, such as Emilio Pujol. Both Segovia and Miguel Llobet (who taught Segovia several of his transcriptions of Granados’ piano works) plucked the strings with a combination of his fingernails and fingertips, producing a sharper sound than many of his contemporaries. With this technique, […]

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  • Yamandu Costa: Considered One Of Brazil’s Finest Guitarist

    I just did a recording session with a phenomenal guitarist named Pedro Rodriguez who plays kind of a hybrid of jazz, classical and flamenco. We talked a little after the session and he mentioned guitarist  Yamandu Costa , a guitarist that is considered one of the greatest of Brazilian music. This is a vid from a performance live in Paris. Yea, it’s classical in nature but Yamandu’s playing has a little jazz, Samba, Bosa Nova, New Age etc… This video was filmed when he […]

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