GC Ep 38: Derek Gripper

My guest this episode is Derek Gripper who is a classically trained guitarist who has made waves in the guitar and world music scene with his ground breaking guitar arrangements of west African folk music. I ran into Derek at the Adelaide Guitar Festival last month and I found his stories fascinating. In our chat…

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GC Ep 37: Martha Masters

Martha Masters is an internationally acclaimed classical guitarist. She is currently on the guitar faculty of Loyola Marymount University and California State University Fullerton, and is president of the Guitar Foundation of America. She has five recordings on the Naxos and GSP labels, and has published books three books with Mel Bay Publications and Alfred…

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GC Ep: 36 Stephen Goss

Stephen Goss needs little introduction in classical guitar and music circles having written a large body of works for guitar, choir, chamber, and orchestra. He is¬†currently Professor of Composition and Director of Research in the Department of Music and Media at the University of Surrey, UK, and also a Professor of Guitar at the Royal…

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CG Ep 35: Brett Garsed

Brett Garsed is an Australian guitar legend having been involved in the music industry for many decades now. He has had success as a solo fusion guitarist but also as guitarist for John Farnham and the US group Nelson. He shares valuable insights and stories from his fascinating career. Thanks for listening to Guitar Conversations…

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GC Ep 34: Stephen Magnusson Part 1

Earlier this year I caught up with Melbourne jazz guitarist Stephen Magnusson. Stephen is one of Australia’s leading jazz guitarists undertaking a busy performing and session career. He currently has a number of projects on the go including a trio with Dave Beck and Frank Di Sario called MAG, and Boundaries with Frank Di Sario.…

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