New Guitar Music: A Ballad by Rhayn Jooste

Rhayn Jooste A Ballad

  A Ballad. This beautiful piece: A Ballad by Rhayn Jooste, brand new for 2017, is part of a freebie giveaway for guitarists. Scroll down for more info and to watch. Rhayn Jooste is giving away his dots to his debut composition: A Ballad. Just sign up to the mailing list & choose your free dots. … Read more

Recuerdos de al Alhambra Lesson

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The Fall 2016 edition of Classical guitar Magazine has an article written by myself which deals with that amazing piece: Recuerdos de al Alhambra by the father of modern classical guitar Francisco Tarrega. The piece is not about the tremolo technique though, it deals with getting to grips with learning the chords and moving across … Read more

Rhayn Jooste Paris EP Promo

Rhayn Jooste Paris EP

Below is the first exclusive look at the promo video to Rhayn Jooste’s 2nd solo guitar effort: the Paris EP, which is released July 2016.   This snippet is a quote from the Joe Pass version of Autumn Leaves which Rhayn has utilized as a coda within his own arrangements. He has also used a free … Read more

Villa-Lobos Etude No. 1 & CG Magazine

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If you haven’t yet got a copy of Classical Guitar magazine no. 382, the Summer 2016 edition, then you wouldn’t know about all the awesome articles and tips contained within it, along with a lesson I contributed on Villa-Lobos’s Etude No. 1. This video below is a companion to that article and shows you how … Read more

Paris EP

Rhayn Jooste Paris EP

Paris EP Release   July 2016 sees the long awaited release of Rhayn Jooste’s second solo guitar release: Paris EP. This EP is a set of 5 intimate solo guitar pieces from the last century arranged for this century. Inspired by the late great Jazz master Joe Pass the songs encompass the musical passion and warfare of … Read more

Plectrum Co-ordination

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Featured Guitar Lesson Picking & Co-ordination     Aim: Practise coordinating the Left and Right hands. Level: Beginners to Intermediate. This foundation exercise is a great warm up for both hands. Guitar playing on a basic level is nothing more than good co-ordination of left and right hands. Follow the  plectrum stroke directions closely; start … Read more