Angelo Gilardino - His affectionate listening and wisdom gave me a much needed confidence at the right time. And many tips both musically and technically which transformed my playing. Angels is undoubtedly a genius musician/composer.
Luigi Biscaldi - One of the best guitar teachers in the world. Very elegant musician, and a great football player!
Pepe Romero - Several masterclasses.
Angel Romero - One of my favourite players. Several private lessons. Expensive lessons, but worth-it.
Eduardo Fernandez - Amazing player - master class.
Christopher Parkening - One of my early inspirations. One real gentleman. One great private lesson, and master class.
Frederick Noad - We owe him a lot for his great work for the guitar. He sees us students as "a big family out there".
Oscar Ghiglia - Student of Segovia. Sometimes I attend his classes and master classes in Basel Music Academy and Zurich conservatory. Great guitarist, great sense of humour and an amazing musical mind.
David Russel - Master class.
Armik Dashchi - My first guitar teacher. The best Persian guitarist back then, and his albums are still at top of New Age charts.
Lee Zimmer - I studied with him for a good while.
Jack Sanders - Great teacher (and now Luthier) in Los Angeles.
Scott Tennant - LA Guitar Quartet member. A couple of great lessons.
Eleftheria Kotzia - Wonderful Greek player. A bunch of lessons in London.
Carlos Bonell - John Williams' student - lesson in London at his home and in a guitar shop.
Joe Poshek - Student of Barrueco.
Marco De Santi - A very hot classical guitarist.
Alvaro Pierri - Master class.
Anders Miolin - a great guitarist and a very nice guy and good friend.
Mike Giraldin - My first college guitar teacher -- and excellent teacher who got me started on classical guitar.
Richard Wright - Student of John Williams. One of those one-lesson-transformations.
Maria Azpiazu - Her respected father was a great guitar scholar/player.
Dan Davenport - We've been buddies for decades.
Eric Henderson - Studied with Segovia as a child -- Segovia handwrote his lessons.
Francisco Herrera - His teacher studied with Tarrega.
Karin Scholz - One of the most musical and sensitive players I've known.
Phil Maynes - My first teacher when I moved to the US. Great rock guitarist. He also plays harmonica, tin-flute, mandolin - a genius in his own right - a songwriter - and a great ear.
Earnie Ale - I heard his guitar from a distance while we both waited for first session of yoga class in college. Classical/Jazz.
Michel Rutscho - Student of Ida Presti! One great lesson.
Todd Stoutenborough - Calatayud's student and my first yoga teacher who turned me on to classical guitar.
Lily Afshar - Master class.
Celino Romero - Celin's son; member, Romero Quartet.
Martin Telli - Great player, great person.
Frank Bungarten - Master class
Kim Palmer (Thakur Vadini)