The tonebase Classical Guitar Podcast, with David Steinhardt

The tonebase Classical Guitar Podcast, with David Steinhardt

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Classical guitar fanatic? Casual hobbyist? Segovia disciple? Regardless of your diagnosis, the tonebase Classical Guitar Podcast with David Steinhardt has the cure for you! Tune in every other Sunday for in-depth conversations with some of greatest minds in the classical guitar world. Guest artists include Scott Tennant, Judicael Perroy, Bill Kanengiser, Eliot Fisk, and Pepe Romero to list a few. Topics range from pedagogical philosophies, upcoming CD releases and performances, composing, arranging, all hosted by the by the entertaining personality and wit of David Steinhardt.


S3 E3: Kai Narezo
Oct 13 • 54 min
In today’s episode, David is joined by our second flamenco guitarist on the show: Kai Narezo! Along with being a great performer, Kai is a dedicated teacher and talented recording engineer. Throughout their conversation, Kai spoke about his approach and…
S3 E2: Mark Eden
Sep 29 • 48 min
While visiting London, David had a chance to sit down with Mark Eden of the Vida Guitar Quartet and Eden Stell Guitar Duo. Throughout their conversation, Mark discusses his approach to arranging, ensemble programming, and directing The Winchester Guitar…
S3 E1: Stephen Goss
Sep 22 • 47 min
Join David for an exciting conversation with the Welsh composer/guitarist Steve Goss for the season 3 premier of The tonebase Classical Guitar Podcast! Throughout the interview, Steve discusses his compositional approaches/techniques and recent…
2 Episode 10: Ben Verdery (Part 1)
May 29 • 42 min
In the first installment of a two part episode, David sits down with recording artist and professor of guitar at the Yale School of Music, Ben Verdery. Ben speaks about his exciting, contemporary collaborations with the 2016 American Beatboxing Champion…
2 Episode 9: Mak Grgic
May 15 • 43 min
In today’s conversation, David is joined by the Slovenian guitarist Mak Grgic. They discussed Mak’s current projects including duets with Adam Del Monte (Duo Deloro), his microtonal record Makrotonal, and his founding of the organization Euro Strings.…
2 Episode 8: Gohar Vardanyan
Apr 29 • 45 min
After visiting Leisner in Manhattan, David had a chance to sit down and speak with the Armenian guitarist Gohar Vardanyan. Vardanyan studied with Isbin and Barrueco before embarking on her international career, concertizing throughout the US, Mexico,…
2 Episode 7: David Leisner
Apr 7 • 52 min
While visiting New York, Steinhardt had a chance to meet up with the acclaimed guitarist, David Leisner, of the Manhattan School of Music. Throughout their conversation, Leisner discussed his newly released book, Playing With Ease: A Healthy Approach to…
2 Episode 6: Matt Palmer
Mar 27 • 40 min
Join David for a conversation with tonebase artist Matt Palmer on a discussion of A-M-I scales, upcoming CDs, and Matt’s metal guitar heroes! Intro Music: Couperin Les Sylvains (Scott Tennant) Ты Поди Моя Коровушка Домой (Vysotsky) Lament for the Death of…
2 Episode 5: Nicholas Goluses
Mar 12 • 46 min
In today’s episode, David interviews Nicholas Goluses of the Eastman School of Music. In their conversation, you’ll hear Nick’s philosophy on chamber music, his studies with Andres Segovia, and his approach to transcribing the Bach violin sonatas. Intro…
2 Episode 4: Thomas Viloteau
Mar 2 • 56 min
While visiting Baltimore, David had a chance to catch up with one of our favorite tonebase artists, Thomas Viloteau! Over the course of the hour-long conversation, Thomas shares the details behind his new gig as professor at Peabody Conservatory and his…
2 Episode 3: Marc Teicholz
Feb 10 • 35 min
This week on The tonebase Classical Guitar Podcast, David is joined by San Francisco-based guitarist Marc Teicholz. The two begin with a casual discussion about guitar building preferences which leads into Marc sharing his experience recording his CD…
2 Episode 2: Adam Del Monte
Jan 28 • 70 min
This week on the tonebase Classical Guitar Podcast, host David Steinhardt is joined by the brilliant flamenco guitarist and composer Adam Del Monte. Having recently completed his flamenco opera Llantos, Adam describes his detailed compositional process -…
2 Episode 1: Pepe Romero
Jan 13 • 29 min
In the first episode of Season 2, David sits down with a living legend of the classical guitar, Maestro Pepe Romero. Over the course of a half-hour conversation, they discuss topics related to Pepe’s long history with the instrument and his deep love for…
1 Episode 8: Eliot Fisk
Dec 23, 2018 • 44 min
Join David for the season finale featuring the renowned virtuoso, Eliot Fisk. Learn about Eliot’s close work with famous composers Robert Beaser and Luciano Berio, along with his innovative approach to Paganini’s 24 Caprices. “I consider Eliot Fisk as one…
1 Episode 7: Richard Savino
Dec 9, 2018 • 45 min
While David was visiting tonebase HQ up in San Francisco, he was able to last minute track down Richard Savino for an interview on the podcast. In this episode, Richard shares with us some of the fascinating stories from his long career as one of the…
1 Episode 6: Jorge Caballero
Nov 25, 2018 • 35 min
In this week’s episode, David is joined by Peruvian guitarist Jorge Caballero for a discussion on guitar repertoire and how he manages to perform marathon arrangements such as Kazuhito Yamashita’s version of ‘Pictures at an Exhibition.’ On the topic of…
1 Episode 5: David Tanenbaum
Nov 11, 2018 • 61 min
In this episode, we hear from one of today’s most avid commissioners of new guitar works and current chair of the guitar department at San Francisco Conservatory, David Tanenbaum. The conversation dives deep into David’s experiences working with legendary…
1 Episode 4: Bill Kanengiser
Oct 28, 2018 • 36 min
Bill Kanengiser tells the thought-provoking story and inspiration behind a newly commissioned piece by Sergio Assad titled “The Walls.” Over the course of four movements, this piece for solo guitar and guitar orchestra portrays four historic barriers that…
1 Episode 3: Xavier Jara
Oct 14, 2018 • 50 min
Xavier Jara met up with David in tonebase HQ to discuss, among many things, the experience of recording his NAXOS album with the legendary Norbert Kraft, his learnings from the year-long GFA tour, and his passion for Hauser guitars! About the artist: A…
1 Episode 2: Judicaël Perroy
Sep 30, 2018 • 53 min
In this episode, David sits down with world-renowned pedagogue and performing artist Judicaël Perroy to discuss topics including his experience of first winning GFA and now teaching many GFA-winning students, the short list of guitarists whose playing he…
1 Episode 1: Scott Tennant
Sep 10, 2018 • 34 min
Enjoy an entertaining conversation with the Grammy Award-winning guitarist, Scott Tennant on his Segovia and French Baroque CDs under the label Guitarcoop. About the artist: a founding member of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, author of Pumping Nylon,…