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**New:** JUST RELEASED ON YOUTUBE

Carlos in video from Arizona Apache Tour, USA, with Brad Richter playing Guitar Duo III by Brad Richter.
Click on this link to view.

**New:** THE VIRTUOUS GUITARIST BECKONS JUST ROUND THE CORNER

- But the hermit player is shy and nervous of making a move -
"...A player with average technique can be a great sight-reader, simply because so much of that skill is based on faking it."
Read it all here in the Blog page.

**New:** EIGHT KEY POINTS TO REMEMBER WHEN CHOOSING A NEW GUITAR WISELY

Read this useful advice from Carlos here in the Blog page.

CARLOS´ SUMMER SCHOOLS THIS AUGUST

See The Teaching Page and Tour Dates' Page for more information, here at the website

UCL: NEW DATES FOR CARLOS' LONDON UCL GUITAR CLASSES FROM 12th MAY

Carlos Bonell directs the UCL guitar classes which are open to dedicated amateurs and professionals. Want to brush up your guitar-playing? Need to improve your technique? Like to play in a guitar ensemble? Open to dedicated amateur players and aspirant pros just turn up any Monday from 12th May, except Bank Holiday Monday. On 23rd June, the last day of term, you can play in a public concert with special guest artist and free admission.
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UCL LIST OF GUEST ARTISTS AT END OF TERM CONCERTS

On the last day of term of the UCL guitar classes, you can play in a public concert shared with a special guest artist.

Click on Read more to see the list of previous distinguished guest artists.... Read more

PACO DE LUCIA: AN APPRECIATION

- Read it all here in the Blog page -

CARLOS BONELL GUITARS

- CARLOS BONELL GUITARS MADE IN SPAIN -
Carefully researched and developed for several years they are soon to be available in the shops and on the internet. Watch this space for further announcements.
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A CONCERTO FOR GUITAR AND ORCHESTRA BY PAUL McCARTNEY

Carlos is helping Sir Paul McCartney with a concerto for guitar and orchestra that the ex-Beatle is composing. Over many meetings since the beginning of 2006 Carlos has been notating and pre-recording the guitar part at Sir Paul's studio in England.... Read more

Blog: Guitar Life on Mars

Read Carlos' fantasy of becoming the first to play a guitar recital on the red planet!
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Carlos goes to the top of the charts!

On the same day of Carlos' appearance on 18th May on BBC Breakfast TV the Magical Mystery Guitar Tour album went to number one in the UK itunes classical album chart.
Also:
- Here Comes the Sun went to number four in the itunes classical song chart -
- Magical Mystery Guitar Tour album went to number eight in the overall itunes album chart! -
The album is avalailable here at the Store page or on Amazon.

NOVEMBER 1963: THE MONTH THAT CHANGED THE GUITAR, AND THE WORLD, FOREVER

Read Carlos' latest blog here in the Blog page.
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POLL RESULTS FOR 20 GUITAR PIECES YOU MUST HEAR BEFORE YOU DIE

- Latin/American composers have a wider base but Europeans hit the top spots
Read full results for your nominations here in the Blog page.
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Carlos is greeted by Dark Horse for his Lammas recital

On his return to Lammas Norfolk on 31st August for a recital Carlos is greeted by his old friend Dark Horse just in front of St Andrew's Church. Dark Horse was here last time too, and came up to say hello. Click on Read more to see photo.
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Carlos with Michael Nyman

Carlos met with composer Michael Nyman in Mexico City to play him Carlos' own guitar arrangement of music for the film "The Piano".
See the latest blog My Summer in Pictures for more pictures from an eventful summer.
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Download online Carlos' arrangements in sheet music and tabs, including best-selling Queen Guitar Rhapsodies available

Sheet music and tabs for solo guitar pieces recorded on the Queen Guitar Rhapsodies CD and Carlos' DVD are on internet sale sites' best sellers' lists. They are now available for download from Faber Music

Click on "Read more" to see full list of sheet music, and to see photo... Read more

THE COMPLETE BLOG INDEX

Here is a complete index to all the blogs Carlos has posted since 2010, listed alphabetically by category. Happy reading!

Guitar Camp in the Jungle

- The joys and fears of a simple plucker as he braves the unknown -
"...dark thoughts disturbed my usually calm mind at the mention of prowling tigers..."
Read Carlos' recent blog here in the Blog Page.
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Carlos' Youtube channel

Click on the Youtube icon here at the top and you will be transported to Carlos' very own channel, where you will be able to see and hear a selection of music from Bach to the Beatles as performed by Carlos.

“inspired new arrangements of iconic Beatles melodies brought to the crossover appeal of classical guitar”

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Carlos Bonell is a guitarist of superb poetic gifts