Grammy award-winning guitarist, Scott Tennant, introduces all the basic techniques of classical guitar and teaches beginning students how to play some of the most well-loved pieces in the classical repertoire.
about the artist
Scott is a founding member of the Grammy®-winning ensemble L.A. Guitar Quartet, now in its 30th year, and is himself considered to be one of the world’s top classical guitarists.
He has made numerous recordings as a soloist on the GHA and Delos labels, and with members of the LAGQ he has recorded for GHA, Delos, Sony Classical, Windham Hill, Deutsche Grammophon and Telarc labels. Their Telarc release “LAGQ LATIN” was nominated for a Grammy®, and their Telarc title “LAGQ’S GUITAR HEROES” won a Grammy® as the best classical crossover recording of 2005.
Mr. Tennant is also widely respected as a teacher and author, currently with eight books to his name. His first book, Pumping Nylon, is an advanced book on classical guitar technique and is used by students and teachers alike in most of the world’s major guitar programs. It has attained a kind of “cult status”, being hailed as the only book of its kind.
Scott lives in the Los Angeles area and is on the faculties of the USC Thornton School of Music, and the Pasadena Conservatory of Music.
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