Craig Winston Denver Guitar Lessons

Classical Guitar

I returned to studying the classical guitar in the fall of 2019 after about a twenty year hiatus from the idiom.   The beauty of guitar in general is the variety of approaches and techniques, with classical and finger style guitar being at the pinnacle for their technical complexity and expressiveness.


 Current Repertoire:

Suite: Quatro Valses Venezolanos - Antonio Lauro

BWV 997 Suite for Lute in C Minor: Prelude - J.S. Bach

"Platero,"  "El Loco," "La Azotea" - Eduardo Sainz de la Maza

"Adelita" - Francisco Tarrega

Selected Etudes by Fernando Sor, Carcassi, and Leo Brouwer

"Straniero" - Craig M Winston

Rock, Metal, Jazz




Craig Winston - Classical and Jazz Guitar

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The Historic El Fidel Hotel, 500 Douglas Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701

Join us at the Historic El Fidel Hotel every Sunday at 10:30am on the patio for solo guitar performance by Craig Winston in historic downtown Las Vegas, NM. The music is free, but donations for performers are welcome and encouraged.



2020 updates

I’ve neglected to update this page in a while, but I just wanted to give you some news about everything that I’m up to lately. 

My bands Thy Shade and The Union are both actively gigging in the Southwest having…

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Interestingly enough, all things do converge in your favor so long as you keep the faith in the positive nature of your actions and the universe’s willingness to reciprocate. 

Go beyond the constraints of what you understand of yourself or…

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The 3-octave pentatonic scale.

This whole thing sounds intimidating, and I should say it’s not a simple thing to execute, but the concept, once divulged, will come across as exceedingly simple.  Today we’re going to talk about a 3-octave pentatonic scale using a couple…

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