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**New:** ESSENTIAL REP UNWRAPPED 1

- an insider's guide to Falla's Tombeau -
Read it all here in the Blog page.

**New:** A JOURNEY FROM BENSLOW MUSIC HITS ALL THE WRONG NOTES

my companion and I are involved in a hair-raising escape from near death on the London Underground Subway -
Read it all here in the Blog page.

NEXT WEEK: CARLOS AT THE CITY OF DERRY GUITAR FESTIVAL

Carlos will be teaching and playing at two summer schools during August. For more information visit the Tour dates and Teaching pages here at the website.
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BACK IN THE USA

Carlos will be playing and teaching in a nationwide tour with guitarist Brad Richter. Following the success of new works for 2 guitars last January, programmes in September include the premiere of Brad's concerto for 2 guitars. Carlos will also be returning to teach at the Apache reservation in Arizona where the Lead Guitar Programme is developing a small group of highly talented guitar players.

THE CLASSICAL TOUR

Carlos tours the UK from October 2014 in solo performances and concerts shared with some of his favourite artists, in brand new arrangements of memorable melodies, and more! Visit the Tour dates page for more information.

DOWNLOAD ONLINE CARLOS' ARRANGEMENTS IN SHEET MUSIC AND TABS

Sheet music and tabs for solo guitar pieces recorded by Carlos are on internet sale sites' best sellers' lists. They are now available for download from Faber Music

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GUITAR CLASSES DIRECTED BY CARLOS BONELL AT LONDON'S UCL

...START AGAIN ON MONDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER. DEDICATED PLAYERS, PROS AND AMATEURS, ALL WELCOME.
See the Teaching page for more information.
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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.

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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

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.

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.

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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SEE RECORDING OF CARLOS ON BBC BREAKFAST TV

Click here to watch the 2012 recording of Carlos on BBC Breakfast TV talking and playing tracks from his Beatles' album Magical Mystery Guitar Tour.
After Carlos' appearance:
- The Magical Mystery Guitar Tour album went to number one in the UK itunes classical album chart -
- Here Comes the Sun went to number four in the itunes classical song chart -
- The Magical Mystery Guitar Tour album went to number eight in the overall itunes album chart! -

CARLOS GOES TO THE TOP OF THE CHARTS!

On the same day of Carlos' appearance 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.

CARLOS AT THE JERSEY LIBERATION FESTIVAL MAY 2014

Carlos gave a recital of guitar music by Russian composers and played a set of Beatles arrangements and Spanish music, as part of the Jersey Liberation Festival on 10th and 11th May. Carlos has played almost every year at the Festival since its start six years ago.

BRAND NEW PROGRAMME OF MUSIC BY RUSSIAN MASTERS

Carlos plays music by Koshkin, Shostakovitch, Tchaikovsky and Vassiliev on Saturday 10th May at the Isle of Jersey's Liberation Arts Festival.
See the Tour dates page for more information, here at the website.

PACO DE LUCIA: AN APPRECIATION

- Read it all here in the Blog page -

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

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