CGC 074 : Scott Tennant

//CGC 074 : Scott Tennant

CGC 074 : Scott Tennant

Scott Tennant is one of the most accomplished guitarists of his generation. He is one of the founding members of the Grammy-award-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. In addition he has recorded numerous solo albums in his decorated career. He is also the author of one of the most important classical guitar pedagogy texts of the last several decades, Pumping Nylon. Scott is on the Faculty at both USC Thornton School of Music and Pasadena Conservatory of Music.

In this conversation, Simon and Scott talk about a host of topics, including Scott’s book, his performing career, and the LAGQ. You won’t want to miss this episode!

2018-09-01T13:18:21+00:003 Comments

3 Comments

  1. Mark July 26, 2018 at 2:04 pm - Reply

    What a great interview! Thank you Simon. Loved the personal story and composition at the end – beautiful!

  2. Jeff Peek July 31, 2018 at 11:15 am - Reply

    Thank you, Simon. I really enjoyed this interview and, like Mark above, was quite taken with his personal story and approach.

  3. Richard Croad August 29, 2018 at 8:17 pm - Reply

    I have just had the pleasure of listening to this podcast. I have and use Pumping Nylon, and it is great to hear a little of the back story of why it was prepared, and some of Scott’s background. The piece at the end was so very cool.

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