You and Your Guitar – Part VIII: Travelling and Carrying Your Instrument

You and Your Guitar is a series of eight articles which I wrote with the chartered physiotherapist Jane Kember, who at the time was also working as an advisor for BAPAM, the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine; they were published in Classical Guitar magazine from November 1995–September 1996. While the illustrations are ‘rudimentary’, hopefully the text might have…

You and Your Guitar – Part VII: Emotional Stress

You and Your Guitar is a series of eight articles which I wrote with the chartered physiotherapist Jane Kember, who at the time was also working as an advisor for BAPAM, the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine; they were published in Classical Guitar magazine from November 1995–September 1996. While the illustrations are ‘rudimentary’, hopefully the text might have…

You and Your Guitar – Part VI: Supporting the Guitar and Healthy Practice Patterns

You and Your Guitar is a series of eight articles which I wrote with the chartered physiotherapist Jane Kember, who at the time was also working as an advisor for BAPAM, the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine; they were published in Classical Guitar magazine from November 1995–September 1996. While the illustrations are ‘rudimentary’, hopefully the text might have…

You and Your Guitar – Part V: Repetitive Strain Injury

You and Your Guitar is a series of eight articles which I wrote with the chartered physiotherapist Jane Kember, who at the time was also working as an advisor for BAPAM, the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine; they were published in Classical Guitar magazine from November 1995–September 1996. While the illustrations are ‘rudimentary’, hopefully the text might have…

You and Your Guitar – Part IV: Arms and Hands

You and Your Guitar is a series of eight articles which I wrote with the chartered physiotherapist Jane Kember, who at the time was also working as an advisor for BAPAM, the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine; they were published in Classical Guitar magazine from November 1995–September 1996. While the illustrations are ‘rudimentary’, hopefully the text might have…

You and Your Guitar – Part III: Complaints Caused by Poor Posture

You and Your Guitar is a series of eight articles which I wrote with the chartered physiotherapist Jane Kember, who at the time was also working as an advisor for BAPAM, the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine; they were published in Classical Guitar magazine from November 1995–September 1996. While the illustrations are ‘rudimentary’, hopefully the text might have…

Tomatito Sextet on Tour 2016

The phenomenal flamenco guitarist TOMATITO will be touring with his SEXTET including his son the guitarist José del Tomate this month. The musicians in the TOMATITO SEXTET are: José Fernández Torres ‘Tomatito’, José del Tomate (second guitar), and an all-star cast of: Kiki Cortiñas and David Maldonado (palmas and vocals), Israel Suárez ‘Piraña’ (percussionist who played for many years in the Paco…