Category: Guitar News

December 14, 2015 Ron Payne 1 comment

From today’s perspective it is hard to imagine of the earlier days of the 20th century when at least in the English speaking world, the guitar was largely considered to be a folk instrument, not a proper instrument like the violin or piano.

December 7, 2015 Ron Payne No comments exist

During the past few years there has been a favourable increase in the number of ensemble activities for guitarists, students and professionals. The guitar ensemble whether it be a duo, quartet or larger body is now an established fact and can provide the player with an opportunity to improve themselves not only as a guitarist but more importantly as a musician.

November 10, 2015 Ron Payne No comments exist
The Art of Practicing Unless practice time is organised, there will be no improvement.   Share this: [feather_share] The problem with practicing is just that - guitar practice without much connection to playing. Many players imagine that they can improve by simply moving their fingers on the strings for as long as possible each day....
July 7, 2015 Ron Payne No comments exist

My unsteady first steps towards a classical guitar family were galvanized by an invitation in 1980 to accompany the even then impressive singer/song writer Eric Bogie (OA)* at a special concert in the Sydney Opera House.