El Vito (Andalusian Traditional)

  El Vito is a traditional Spanish folk song and dance that originates from the Andalusian region of Spain. The song’s origins can be traced back to the 19th century and many versions have been made for both solo guitar and also with lyrics in song form.   This version is based on the one […]

Zapateado

Here is a new piece I have written in the style of the zapateado. It is essentially a fast 6/8 dance in B minor. I have dropped the 3rd string from G to F# creating an open B minor chord. This allows for some interesting and at times haunting textures. I am posting the sheet […]

Tremolo Study in A minor

Here is a short piece I have called Tremolo study as it used the tremolo technique. I will discuss how this technique works and also the technical aspects of the piece in the tutorial video.   LGM Members can have look at the sore below in preparation for the lesson. Sheet music and TAB [restrict paid=true] […]

Rumba Festiva

This is new original piece I wrote inspired by the Rumba Flamenco form. I have also added a Brasilian/Latin feel in the middle section. See below for the music or you can also purchase it in the sheet music shop. Guitar tutorial coming this week! Interactive Sheet Music/TAB

Malaguena Guitar Solo

The Malagueña is a Spanish dance that originated in the Spanish city of Malaga. It features a 3/4 feel and a familiar bass arpeggio that returns throughout. There are many versions of this dance and it is found in both Spanish classical and flamenco as well. This version offers some fun and challenge for intermediate […]

Learn Armando’s Rhumba Guitar Solo

Armando’s Rhumba is considered a jazz standard, it was written in 1976 and appears on the Chick Corea album My Spanish Heart. The original key is C minor but I have transposed it to A minor for guitar, you can also use a capo on 3 to get the original key sound. I have also […]

Mi Favorita – Daniel Fortea

Daniel Fortea was a Spanish guitarist-composer and educator. He was one of Tarrega’s students along with Emilio Pujol and Miguel Llobet. He founded his own guitar school in Madrid in 1909.