David Leisner welcomes tonebase into his beautiful Manhattan apartment for an insightful interview on a range of topics. Leisner begins by describing the role of music in his upbringing and his natural path to the classical guitar.
This is followed with an in depth discussion of Leisner’s experience with focal dystonia and how his journey to understand it has made him a leading expert. His forty years of research on this subject will soon be available in a new book, 'Playing With Ease', set to be released in early 2018.
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About David Leisner
David Leisner is an extraordinarily versatile musician with a multi-faceted career as an electrifying performing artist, a distinguished composer, and a master teacher.
“Among the finest guitarists of all time”, according to American Record Guide, David Leisner’s career began auspiciously with top prizes in both the 1975 Toronto and 1981 Geneva International Guitar Competitions. His recent seasons have taken him around the US, including his solo debut with the Atlanta Symphony, a major tour of Australia and New Zealand, and debuts and reappearances in China, Japan, the Philippines, Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland, the U.K., Italy, Czech Republic, Greece, Puerto Rico and Mexico.