A New Generation of Guitarists
This chapter focuses on the emergence of a new generation of guitarists in America during the late nineteenth century, and explains that four figures who appeared in the banjo, mandolin, and guitar (BMG) literature and programs are recognized as important performers, composers, and teachers. They are Justin Holland, Luis T. Romero, Manuel Y. Ferrer, and Charles de Janon. These guitarists were all of Hispanic or Latin origin.
Keywords: guitarists, America, BMG literature, Justin Holland, Luis T. Romero, Manuel Y. Ferrer, Charles de Janon