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Gurzi Files #8: Fingerpicking vs. Flatpicking

I have always wondered what it would have been like to see and hear the players of the past perform. Those who blazed the musical trail long before recordings or YouTube. Whether to see Bach composing at the keyboard or Mozart improvising, or the early guitar composers like Fernando Sor or Matteo Carcassi. I have […]

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Gurzi Files #6: The Major Scale

Our music history dates back to the earliest of mankind. Perhaps when a caveman first struck two rocks together, struck a stick over a log, or blew into a hollow bone. However it happened, we have been organizing sound for centuries. Today, we have divided music into two distinct types, Eastern Music and Western Music. […]

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Gurzi Files #4: Flatpick Guitar’s

In this article, I would like to talk a little about the type of guitars that flatpicker’s and bluegrass guitar players tend to favor. It should come as no surprise that the guitar of choice is the “dreadnought” model. Why? Quite simply, dreadnoughts rule because they are louder and create a very bold and distinct […]

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Gurzi Files #3: Flatpick Guitar Crosspicking

We’re very excited to introduce you to a brand new series called “The Gurzi Files.” In this series, Flatpick guitarist, Mike Gurzi, will talk about everything acoustic, including technique, influences, style, and much much more! Mike would love to hear from you too… feel free to leave a comment below, and thanks for reading! Gurzi […]

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Gurzi Files #2: Flatpick Guitar Picking Technique

We’re very excited to introduce you to a brand new series called “The Gurzi Files.” In this series, Flatpick guitarist, Mike Gurzi, will talk about everything acoustic, including technique, influences, style, and much much more! Mike would love to hear from you too… feel free to leave a comment below, and thanks for reading! Article […]

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Gurzi Files #1: Flatpick Guitar Style

We’re very excited to introduce you to a brand new series called “The Gurzi Files.” In this series, Flatpick guitarist, Mike Gurzi, will talk about everything acoustic, including technique, influences, style, and much much more! Mike would love to hear from you too… feel free to leave a comment below, and thanks for reading! Article […]