It was a great privilege to study with him — and I have felt he's the greatest for four reasons: one, he had great technique; two, he had a uniquely beautiful sound; three, his musicianship was remarkable — such feeling and passion; and four, he had the ability to communicate all of this to the public, from which he had wonderful support.
"Christopher Parkening" is an American classical guitarist. He holds the Chair of Classical Guitar at Pepperdine University under the title Distinguished Professor of Music.More Christopher Parkening on Wikipedia.
[He said he feels privileged to carry the Segovia torch.] I have such great admiration for him, ... He once told me, 'The pursuit of excellence requires hard work and discipline, over and above success,' and I try to emphasize this with my students at Pepperdine.