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Accidental practice.My first memory of a solo school performance is a reminder of my lack of interest in learning structure by heart and repeating it. School term end approaches, and I am known to be taking Spanish guitar lessons at home, so I am asked to give a performance at the end of term concert. I’m about 11 years old and not used to rehearsing and performing in public.The rehearsal day arrives, and I play something for the music teacher. Something I had never played before.This was not my firstSEE DETAILS

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 The SearchSo just landed in a new city, Bangkok.How do I start to find musicians?The internet of course. Bingo!..I find John Fernandez. A wonderful and talented percussionist trumpet player and vocalist from Columbia. John has amazing sensitivity and can always bring out the best in my musicJohn introduced me to Claudio, a Chilean percussionist; another master of rhythm.We played a residency at Jamon Jamon and really got the place rocking. I have always been into all genres of music although my chosen instrument is the flamenco guitar. All genres to beSEE DETAILS

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 A wonderful memory of great artists and warm friends in Chiang Mai.Thailand has held so many surprises and opportunities. Serendipity seems to be having a field day here.Some of the best houses can’t be seen from the main road. Thailand has certainly proven to support that.Chiang Mai TalentSince living in Thailand I have had the honour and privilege of performing with some very talented musicians. My stay in Chiang Mai brought me into contact Jeap Supreeda; a well known Flamenco dancer and teacher from Chiang Mai, Thailand.Since meeting we haveSEE DETAILS

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Romance, Well actually Romance Anonimo ( Anonymous Romance).There is no known author that can be attributed to the composition of this piece of musicYet it is one of the most recognised and loved pieces that is normally played on classical guitar.I find though, that in a lot of European countries where I play it there is always someone who claims it is from their countryBe it Spain, France , Italy  or Greece.On a recent visit to Danang in Vietnam I was sitting in a port cafe and a Vietnamese girl sellingSEE DETAILS

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Diary of a Cruise Ship GuitaristHow did I end up in the North Pole?By following my dreams and finding my sea legs.With a little help from serendipity.Maida Hill,London 2013. I’m sitting in my tiny studio flat with no windows, freezing cold outside and a very weak internet signal. The entrance to my studio is round the back of a row of shops overlooked by grim tower blocks with dodgy looking characters on the dimly lit street. The cost of living in London has narrowed down my choices of accommodation andSEE DETAILS

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