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Selected Articles

Jason Vieaux and His Broad Spectrum Approach, Acoustic Guitar, January 2020


Parkening Competition Draws Top Players, Soundboard, October 2019


Guitar Talk with John Leventhal, Acoustic Guitar, October 2018


A View from the Jury Pool: Guitar Competitions, Classical Guitar, Fall 2018


Spain and the Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, September 2018


Nylon Revolution: Segovia, Augustine, and the History of Modern Guitar Strings, Classical Guitar, Summer 2018


Artful Transcription and Arrangement, Classical Guitar, Spring 2018


Family Ties: Guitar-Building Dynasties, Classical Guitar, Winter 2018


Five Guitar Composers on Composing, Classical Guitar, Summer 2017


Shimabukuro Takes Ukes to Extremes, Downbeat, February 2017


LAGQ Debuts Metheny’s “Road to the Sun” in Denver, Downbeat, October 2016


Rehearsal Room, Classical Guitar, Summer 2016


Christopher Parkening: A look at the legendary guitarist’s legacy, Classical Guitar, Summer 2015


Classical Innovations, Acoustic Guitar, November 2013


Andrew York Profile, Acoustic Guitar, November 2012


Observations on Whether the Segovia Phenomenon Could Happen Again, Soundboard, 2012


Maestro Andrés Segovia, Acoustic Guitar, November 2010


David Russell: A Good Bet, Acoustic Guitar, January 2010


John Williams: The Yale Master Class, Fingerstyle Guitar, January/February 2006


Sharon Isbin Interview/Lesson, Guitar Teacher, Spring 2006


John Mayer: Running with the Big Dogs, Berklee Today, Fall 2005


Sharon Isbin’s Orchestral Legacy, Acoustic Guitar, January 2005


Mark Small: Beneath the Pinnacle of the Musical Pyramid, Berklee Today, February 2003


Ralph Towner: Nylon and Steel, Acoustic Guitar, August 2001


Mark Small: When Ignorance was Bliss, Berklee Today, Spring 1999


David Russell: Rodrigo, Acoustic Guitar, May 1998


Letter from London, Acoustic Guitar, January 2004


John Williams: Into the New World, Acoustic Guitar, January 1999


Pat Metheny: Face to Face with Pat Metheny, Acoustic Guitar, April 1997


Los Angeles Guitar Quartet: Shattering Classical Stereotypes


Ben Verdery, Sharon Isbin and Bill Kanengiser: Thoughts on Performing