Some music is evocative of time or place. There are two tracks that, whenever I hear them, I think: Leathan Wilkey in Paris.
Antonio Lauro was a talented twentieth century composer and (classical) guitarist and yet is comparatively unknown. Change that—listen to some of Lauro’s work.
Per-Olov Kindgren is a guitarist and arranger, who brings familiar material to a new instrument, taking advantage of the unique nature of the classical guitar to offer a new perspective to familiar melodies.
When I was writing Tattoo Your Name on My Heart, I had a need for a minor character—a guitarist who plays in the fictional rock band Prickle. Luca Parzani is that character. In crafting Luca, I took inspiration from real life.