Sharon Isbin Talks Musical Inspirations for the Grammy Hall of Fame Inspirations

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Classical guitarist Sharon Isbin was recently awarded with a Grammy Hall of Fame Inspiration award and discussed with the organization her new documentary, Sharon Isbin: Troubadour, and songs that have inspired her from Elvis Presley to Joan Baez and classical greats Andrés Segovia, Arthur Rubenstein, and Stan Getz & João Gilberto.

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The five songs quoted in the article are:

Music Of Albéniz & Granados
Andrés Segovia
Decca (1944)
Album
Inducted 1998

“Are You Lonesome Tonight?”
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor (1960)
Single
Inducted 2007

Chopin: The Complete Nocturnes
Artur Rubinstein
RCA Red Seal (1965)
Album
Inducted 2004

Getz/Gilberto
Stan Getz & João Gilberto
Verve (1964)
Album
Inducted 1999

Joan Baez
Joan Baez
Vanguard (1960)
Album
Inducted 2011

Cover Photo credit:  J. Henry Fair

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