Music as a Language: Victor Wooten

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zvjW9arAZ0     Victor Wooten, a renowned bassist and music educator, eloquently advocates for viewing music as a language. This perspective is central to his teaching philosophy and is engagingly explored in his book, “The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music.” Through this lens, Wooten offers insights into the learning and teaching … Read more

Harmony: Chords and How to Build Them

How harmony works in western music. Traids formed out of scales, common harmonic progressions, nature of modulation. Listening skills for determining regular or irregular change rates. Wide variety of examples. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wxf8mHkxgoA   Harmony in music refers to the combination of different musical elements, such as chords, melodies, and rhythms, to create a pleasing and coherent … Read more

Classical Guitar Innovator: Eliot Fisk

Guitarist Eliot Fisk plays Bach, Sor and Tarrega and talks about his special relationship with guitar legend Andres Segovia. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ySbsr5PsNY   Eliot Fisk is celebrated as one of the most innovative and influential classical guitarists of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Born on August 10, 1954, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Fisk has made significant … Read more

Classical guitar is NOT boring: Marina Alexandra

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Asd813Gcns   Marina Alexandra is an accomplished classical guitarist known for her technical skill, expressive playing, and contributions to the classical guitar community. Though specific biographical details about her might need to be more widely known, she has made a name for herself through performances, teaching, and her efforts to promote classical guitar music. ### … Read more