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By Blair Jackson Sitting in my front-row seat waiting for the start of Alvaro Pierri‘s greatly anticipated GFA spotlight concert at the Little Theatre on Thursday evening (June 22), I idly perused the program printed in the GFA’s 120-page convention book to see what the guitarist would be playing. It looked like an interesting and […]

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By Blair Jackson Picking up where we left off in our last report, Wednesday evening (June 21) at GFA featured a spectacular concert headlined by French virtuoso Jérémy Jouve—winner of the GFA competition 2003—as well as a fine opening piece by the Youth Guitar Orchestra under the marvelously spirited direction of Chuck Hulihan. Guitarists of […]

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By Blair Jackson Greetings from the GFA convention in toasty Fullerton (Orange County), California! The six-day event, which is being held on the very-modern campus of California State University Fullerton (home of the “Titans,” who were, sadly, eliminated from the prestigious College World Series baseball tournament the day GFA started), and was already in full-swing […]

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We get so much sheet music sent to us by various publishers year ’round—literally hundreds of pieces in every setting imaginable (solo guitar, multiple guitars, guitar-flute, guitar-harp, etc.)—but we don’t have the space to write about the great majority of them in our four quarterly issues each year. So, just as we are now listing […]

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This lovely piece was penned by Russian composer-guitarist Viktor Kozlov (b.1958), who dedicated it to his wife and published it in 1994. Performing it is one of our favorites, Russian guitarist Irina Kulikova (who now lives in the Netherlands); she recorded it on her 2015 album Reminiscences of Russia, which was reviewed favorably by Chris Dumigan […]