2016-17 Concert Season 


 


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Windsor Winter Series
Jan 15, Feb 5, & Feb 19, 2017

Sunday, January 15, 2017
Frank Varela in Concert
2:00 PM
Windsor Arts Center
40 Mechanic St, Windsor, CT 06095
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Sunday, February 5, 2017
Sinan Bakir in Concert
2:00 PM
Windsor Arts Center
40 Mechanic St, Windsor, CT 06095
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Sunday, February 19, 2017
Jason Jenkins in Concert
2:00 PM
Windsor Arts Center
40 Mechanic St, Windsor, CT 06095
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Tickets for individual concerts: $20 general admission; $15 CGS members

Package for all 3 concerts: $40 general admission; $25 CGS members

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Calendar of Events  2016-17 Season
Alturas Duo

 Saturday, September 17, 2016

Alturas Duo - Saturday, September 17, 2016 @ 8:00 PM
Asylum Hill Congregational Church, Hartford (Directions)

The Alturas Duo has been recognized as one of the most engaging ensembles performing in the chamber music world today. The only group of its kind, the Duo was formed with the idea of playing South American and classical music by bringing together the unusual combination of the viola, charango and guitar, and in doing so, creating passionate music that moves at ease between the Baroque, South American folk rhythms and new pieces written especially for the Duo.

The Alturas Duo has been recognized as one of the most engaging ensembles performing in the chamber music world today. The only group of its kind, the Duo was formed with the idea of playing South American and classical music by bringing together the unusual combination of the viola, charango and guitar, and in doing so, creating passionate music that moves at ease between the Baroque, South American folk rhythms and new pieces written especially for the Duo.

The Duo has performed in Brazil, Canada, Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Guatemala and throughout the US and Puerto Rico including recitals at: Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, the Smithsonian Institute, the Music Mountain Chamber Music Series, La Guitarra California, and the 34th International Viola Congress. Always in search of new music and collaborations, the Duo has performed with artists as diverse as: charango virtuoso Ernesto Cavour, guitarist and composer Horacio Salinas; flutists Nicole Esposito and Janet Arms, and quena virtuoso Marcelo Pena-Lobo; pianist Polly Ferman and Argentine bandoneon legend, Daniel Binelli; the Choral Arts Society of Washington D.C., Coral Cantigas, the Voce Choir of Hartford; and recently premiered "El vuelo de tu alma" by Javier Farias with the New Orchestra of Washington, DC. The Duo has held residencies at the Festival Eleazar de Carvalho in Fortaleza, Brazil and the Hartt School of Music; and has been a featured performer on NPR. The Duo has worked closely with many composers and has premiered dozens of commissions, arrangements and transcriptions including recent works by; Javier Farias, Frank Wallace, Alexander Silas Walker, Russell Nadel and Ronald Pearl. The Duo took First Prize at the 2006 New England International Chamber Music Competition, and won the 2010 CMA / ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming. Finally, the Duo is a "Goodwill Ambassador" for the Chilean-American Foundation and has recently been named “Artist in Residence” for the Intake Organization whose goal is to promote the use and understanding of South American instruments and music.

The 2015-16 concert season concert season will see the Duo maintaining a busy schedule of concerts, master classes and lectures as well as premieres by; Maxim Vladimiroff, Heather Gilligan, Jose Lezcano, Dan Roman, Joshua Hummel, Thomas Schuttenhelm, Juan Mesa and performances in Chile, Canada, Nicaragua and throughout the United States.

The name Alturas (Spanish for heights) is derived from the poem "Alturas de Macchu Picchu" by Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda (1904-1973).



(from http://www.alturasduo.com)

 

Guitar Day! 2016

 Saturday, October 15, 2016

Guitar Day! 2016 - Saturday, October 15, 2016, all day starting at 9:00 AM
Asylum Hill Congregational Church, Hartford (Directions)

Experience a day of interactive workshops, demonstrations, and ensemble playing led by professional musicians.

Guitar Day! 2016 Schedule of Workshops
Saturday, October 15, 2016
9:00 AM
Asylum Hill Congregational Church, Hartford, CT


Workshops, class led by Beppe Gambetta, luthier demonstration and more.

9:15 AM - Franco Barone - classical warm up
10:15 AM - Sinan Bakir - jazz concepts
11:15 AM - Paul Shumsky - Blues comping
12:00 PM - lunch, Nathan Richardson, luthier
12:30 PM - CGS Ensemble
1:30 PM - open stage
1:30 PM - Richard Young - guitar construction
2:30 PM - Beppe - art of Italian flatpicking

Beppe Gambetta

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Beppe Gambetta - Saturday, October 15, 2016 @ 8:00 PM
Asylum Hill Congregational Church, Hartford (Directions)

Known as one of the true master innovators of the acoustic guitar. Inspired by the great bluegrass legend, Doc Watson, this pick style player will delight you with ferocious chops and sense of humor.  

Beppe Gambetta

It is the smile that is the key for reading the musical universe of Beppe Gambetta. An open and disarming smile that is also the contagious and unresistable smile of a person who invites you to a musical journey with light heart and curiosity. The destination, as for any traveller, is not totally defined because it is beautiful, at the very last, to find ourselves where we never would expected to be. With the horizon's line as a challenge and attraction, Beppe is continually composing his personal mosaic of sounds and flavours. From his unique background as an Italian musician in love with both American roots music as well as the music of his native country, Beppe has travelled the world and even crossed the “Iron Curtain” to dazzle and charm music enthusiasts everywhere. After eleven CDs, DVDs, teaching books and collaborations with many other top-flight musicians, Gambetta is increasingly known as one of the true live master innovators of the acoustic guitar.

While Beppe still lives in his native Genova, he travels to North America at least three times each year. His reputation in the U.S. and Canada is reinforced by his participation in prestigious festivals like the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas, Merlefest in North Carolina, the Four Corners Festival in Colorado and Canadian Folk Festivals in Winnipeg and Edmonton, as well as events like the radio shows “All Things Considered” and “E-Town”. Beppe has performed in prestigious rooms like the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. In his career he has performed with some great heroes of the folk scene like David Grisman, Gene Parsons, Doc Watson, Norman Blake and with the band Men Of Steel: an international guitar summit (Dan Crary, Tony McManus and Don Ross) of different guitar schools with complex musical interactions. In a world dominated by the trends and logic of the market Gambetta's playing and singing stand out for their intimate emotions, communication, research in tone, sobriety and humour. An inspired music thatt modestly avoids relying solely on his high level of technical excellence, but also reveals the innermost feelings of a brilliant, playful mind that is always exploring and innovating while staying firmly routed in tradition.

With America in his heart and his roots in the sun and the olive trees of the Mediterranean sea, he naturally and seamlessly bridges the shores of the two continents, creating in spite of the interposed ocean a musical "koiné" (fusion) where American root music and Ligurian tradition, emigration songs and folk ballads, steel string guitars and vintage harp guitars not only co-exist but interact, weaving a deep dialog unaware of any rigid classification.

Music on its way, proud of the past but looking to the future, able to talk to us in the present because it is rooted in the history of generations of men and women so different but so equal to us. Strolling music, intolerant of frontiers and passports, exclusions and obsessions. Vital music, passionate but sober. It is waving to us. Let's follow it.



(from http://www.beppegambetta.com/)

Thibaut Garcia

 Sunday, November 6, 2016

Thibaut Garcia - Sunday, November 6, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Windsor Arts Center, Windsor CT (Directions)

We are always proud to feature the latest winner of this prestigious annual competition!

Thibaut Garcia, Foundation of America international Competition Winner

Born in Toulouse in France, Thibaut Garcia begins to play the guitar at the age of seven. His Spanish origins give him a real influence in his way of thinking. He studied in Toulouse where he got his chamber music diploma in the class of Renaud Gruss, and his guitar diploma with the honour mention in the class of Paul Ferret. At sixteen he enters the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (CNSMDP) ans studies with Olivier Chassain with whom he got his bachelor with the honours. He studies in private lessons with Judicael Perroy.

At twenty one, Thibaut won several international competititons prize:
— 1st prize of the international competition of GFA, Oklahoma City (U.S.A) 2015.
— 1st prize of the international competition “Jose Tomas” (Spain) 2014.
— 1st prize of the international competition of Sevilla (Spain) 2013.
— 1st prize of the international competition “Terra Siculorum” (Romania) 2013.
— 1st prize of the international competition “Ana Amalia”, Weimar (Germany) 2011.
— 1st prize of the international competition “Valle de Egues” (Spain) 2008.

Thanks to the first prize of the international competition of Sevilla in 2013 and the first prize of the “Jose Tomas” intenational competition in Spain in 2014, Thibaut is invited to play all around the world (France, Spain, England, Germany, Romania, Hungary, Canada, United States, Brazil, Greece, Argentina, Mexico, Russia, China…).

He just won the 1st prize of the Guitar Foundation of America 2015. The GFA competition is one of the the most prestigious and respected event in the classical guitar world (more than 50 concerts to win in USA, recital at Carnegie Hall, Naxos recording, GHA recording, Mel BAY collaboration).

Thibaut has performed for the french TV show « la boîte à musique » on France 2, invited by the musician Jean-François Zygel and will perform on France Musique in december 2015 in Gaëlle Le Gallic’s programm. He got the distinction of « filleul » of the Charles Cros Academy.

His first disc “Demain dès l’aube” is produced by the label Contrastes Records in 2014.

Really involved in music creation he has the project to make some world premieres of pieces by Jean-Frédéric Neuburger and Vincent A. Jockin. Most of the time he plays solo recital, but collaborates with other artists in several ensemble, guitar duo with Antoine Morinière, violin, cello guitar, quatuor with Jean-Frédéric Neuburger (piano), Raphaël Sévère (clarinet) and Antoine Morinière (guitar).



(from http://www.thibautgarcia-guitarist.com/en/biography/)

 Windsor Winter Series 

Frank Varela - Sunday, January 15, 2017 @ 2:00 PM

Sinan Bakir - Sunday, February 5, 2017 @ 2:00 PM

Jason Jenkins - Sunday, February 19, 2017 @ 2:00 PM

All Windsor Winter Series concerts will be held at the Windsor Arts Center, 40 Mechanic Street, Windsor CT.

Tickets for individual concerts: $20 general admission; $15 CGS members
Package for all 3 concerts: $40 general admission; $25 CGS members

 

Frank Varela

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Frank Varela - Sunday, January 15, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Windsor Arts Center, Windsor CT (Directions)

For many years, Frank has dazzled audiences with his guitar prowess and has most recently employed his “foot bass”. With the amazing Rick Marshall on percussion, Frank’s 2 man “trio” will dazzle you as well with jazz standards and beyond.

Frank Varela attended Berklee School of Music and has been a private music instructor throughout the life of his career. He has also taught as a lecturer at the University of Connecticut and Manchester Community College in addition to his after school guitar program for the South Windsor Recreation Department.

Frank is also an accomplished guitar player and composer. He was recently featured at the Guitar Under the Stars Festival in Hartford, CT in 2012. His work has been favorably reviewed in nationally renowned "Jazz Improv" Magazine and he has played and composed music for six published CD recordings including 2 Mystery Feet CD’s. The first one, entitled "Walk the Walk" includes performances with jazz guitar great Larry Coryell. Frank also had the opportunity to record with drummers Lenny White (Miles Davis, Chick Corea) and Joel Rosenblatt (SpyroGyra) on the latest release entitled "Upstream".

Frank has also performed and recorded with such greats as Jimmy McGriff, Max Roach, Tony Trischka, Bill Keith and Windham Hill grammy winner, violinist, Darol Anger. He has just released an album with Upstream entitled "Grandma's Revenge".

Frank Varela has taught beginner to advanced guitar and music theory for over 25 years.

Frank Varela also has a solo DVD, "Rare Footage" where he plays guitar and bass simultaneously.



(from http://www.upstreamjazz.com/)

 

Sinan Bakir

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Sinan Bakir
- Sunday, February 5, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Windsor Arts Center, Windsor CT (Directions)

Popular local jazz wiz mixes standards and originals from his latest CD, with the great Matt Dwonszyk on upright bass.

Turkish guitarist/composer Sinan Bakir is noted as a virtuoso player and a masterful composer by the music critics and his peers. Sinan's early musical experience started with mandolin lessons followed by an audition leading to the Ankara State Opera Children's Choir. After attending a rock concert in his early teen years he was inspired to pick up his first guitar and started taking private lessons, spending most of his time practicing. Soon after he formed his first band and started playing gigs around the city while attending to college in his hometown Ankara. By the time he graduated from Hacettepe University with a degree in engineering he was granted a scholarship from the Hartford Conservatory and moved to United States. Sinan continued growing as a musician in Hartford, writing tunes, attending sessions,and playing regular gigs & festivals. His all original debut album "On My Way"(2009) with bassist Thomson Kneeland and drummer Mark Ferber, followed by a quartet recording titled “Tales and Stories”(2012) with pianist Warren Byrd. Both albums received great reviews from many respected music publications and featured in a variety of Radio and TV programs. While maintaining a busy teaching schedule guitarist continues to perform in diverse settings from solo recitals to trio concerts as well as sideman dates in CT and NY.



(from http://sinanbakir.com/about.html/)

Jason Jenkins

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Jason Jenkins
- Sunday, February 19, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Windsor Arts Center, Windsor CT (Directions)

A true guitar chameleon and newcomer to the CT scene, Jason plays a spectacular blend of flamenco and rock, Imagine Paco De Lucia meets Yngwie Malmsteen. He has worked with Carlos Santana and Al De Meola.

Beginning his career as a session player when he was just a teenager, guitarist Jason Jenkins has gone on to work with many notable artists including, Carlos Santana, Al Di Meola, Corey Glover, Frankie Negron, actress/singer Jamie-Lynn Sigler, amongst others.

As a child, Jason was often exposed to many different styles of music, but it was flamenco that left an indelible mark on the aspiring young guitarist. He became enamored with the sound of the nylon-stringed Spanish guitar after hearing the virtuoso guitarist, Paco De Lucia, and began to study it on his own and eventually with acclaimed classical/flamenco guitarist Dennis Koster in New York.

Soon after, he discovered the hard rock and heavy metal sounds of Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden and Yngwie Malmsteen, which turned the young guitarist on to the electric guitar and it’s possibilities. This in turn led him to seek out progressive rock/metal bands and eventually progressive fusion jazz groups.

“Flamenco had the biggest effect on me, and the sound of the heavy metal guitar intrigued me. Other types of music such as classical, Latin and fusion jazz also inspired me. So, I wrote and played things fusing the different styles I knew.” This set him apart with a truly unique style. He adds, “My music is only a result of who I am and where I’ve been. My parents are from Costa Rica with roots from England and Spain, and I grew up in New York City around the many different music scenes.”

Renowned for his virtuosity, feeling and chameleon-like abilities, on either the acoustic or electric guitar, Jason can perform flamenco and classical with passion and elegance; heavy metal with power; fusion jazz with sophistication; and pop with simplicity. He is currently working on a full-length solo recording which will showcase not only his spectacular playing abilities, but also his keen compositional sense and creative arrangements.

While not on tour, Jason performs around the Connecticut/New York scene mesmerizing audiences all over as an acoustic soloist. He also performs with vocalist, Vanjo, as DYAD featuring classic to modern rock; with master percussionist, Perdomo, presenting flamenco & world music as Duo Flamenco; a combination of the two duos, with his vocalist and percussionist as Trine; or with his new electric quartet TETRA performing classic to modern rock, heavy metal and more.



To learn more about Jason Jenkins please visit website.

(from http://jasonjenkinsguitarist.com/index.html)

Duo Pandora

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Pandora Duo
- Saturday, March 11, 2017 @ 8:00 PM
Asylum Hill Congregational Church, Hartford (Directions)

The Pandora Duo features the exciting duo of guitarist Christopher Ladd and flutist Janet Arms, both Hartt School faculty members and internationally acclaimed performers.

The Pandora Duo combines the forces of two exceptional musicians that share their passion for chamber music. Janet Arms, flute, and Christopher Ladd, guitar, met at the Hartt School of Music where they are both current faculty members. Regarded as successful soloists independently, the Pandora Duo formed itself when these two musicians’ played together for the first time at a faculty recital. Since then, the Pandora Duo has been performing all over the New England and Tri-State area, including the Di Menna Center in NYC, the Boston Guitar Society, the New England Guitar Ensemble Festival and many others. Committed to bringing a variety of new music and old music for flute and guitar, the Pandora Duo strives to bring live chamber music to a diverse audience, by using innovative programs to reach a wide variety of interests. Among performing the standard canon of works for flute and guitar, the Pandora Duo redefines the traditional repertoire by including music from all around the world, taking their audiences on an exciting musical ride that is engaging and inventive.

Flutist Janet Arms enjoys a notable career as an orchestral musician, soloist, chamber musician, and educator. She has been a member of the New York City Opera orchestra since 1988 and on the faculty of The Hartt School since 1994, where she currently holds the title of Senior Artist Teacher.

Educated at Hartt and The Juilliard School, Ms. Arms was named a prizewinner of the Concert Artists International Competition while completing her Master’s at Juilliard. She was presented in her Carnegie Hall debut the following season, a high profile beginning to an extended, multi-faceted musical journey.

In addition to her work with the NYCO, Janet was busy with many of the major performing organizations here on the East coast. She has performed and recorded with the New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera, the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Boston, at Tanglewood, and on tour, has been guest principal flutist with the St. Louis Symphony in the US and on a month-long tour throughout Europe, and stepped in as a last minute substitute with the Israel Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall in a concert featuring both Pinchas Zukerman and Itzhak Perlman. Other NY activities have included substitute appearances with the NYC Ballet, the New Jersey Symphony, the American Symphony Orchestra, NY Gilbert and Sullivan Players, and the Westchester Philharmonic. As a soloist, Ms. Arms has made appearances in the States and abroad with the New York Chamber Soloists in a program of Brandenburg Concerti, with the Columbia Valley Festival Orchestra playing Vivaldi’s Piccolo Concerto, in British Columbia performing Mozart’s Flute and Harp Concerto with the Symphony Orchestra Academy of the Pacific, and with two of Hartt’s performing ensembles for performances of Michael Colgrass’s “A Flute in the Kingdom of Drums and Bells”, and most recently, Joel Puckett’s concerto, “The Song of Sirius.”

Her recent solo recitals include appearances at the Long Island Flute Club, the Hudson Valley Music Club, the Delaware Flute Festival and the Hartt School, where this year, she showcased works by the entire composition faculty in a single evening.

In addition to her solo recitals, Janet has appeared as a guest with the Concordia Chamber Players, been featured at Lincoln Center playing chamber music of Strauss with musicians of the City Opera, performed with fellow faculty at The Symphony Orchestra Academy of the Pacific in Powell River, BC, and joined with international faculty in Fortaleza, Brazil for performances of everything from Mozart to Piazzolla.

She has a long standing association with the Bard Festival Orchestra and the American Symphony Orchestra at Bard, and is on the faculty of the international Symphony and Opera Academy of the Pacific (SOAP) in Powell River, BC. This past summer, she was a guest artist and faculty member at the Festival Eleazar De Carvalho in Fortaleza, Brazil, both teaching and performing.

Award winning guitarist Christopher Ladd has rapidly become known throughout the country as one of the most promising classical musicians of his generation. Fingerstyle Guitar hails his performances as being “… rendered confidently and expressively.” Praised as “… an exercise in extremes.” by Soundboard Magazine, he is highly sought after as a soloist and chamber musician.

Performances of note include Mengi and the Kaldalon Theater at Harpa in Reykjavik, Iceland, the DiMenna Center in New York City, the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., the Viennese Opera Ball hosted by the Austrian Embassy, the historic Byrdcliffe Theater in Woodstock, NY and for former vice-president Al Gore at his residence in Washington, D.C. Active also as a chamber musician, Mr. Ladd is a founding member of The Pandora Duo which features acclaimed flutist Janet Arms, and The Amaranth Duo with Icelandic violinist Asa Gudjonsdottir.

In addition to performing pieces of standard repertoire, Mr. Ladd has premiered numerous new works by composers such as Kenneth Steen, Robert Carl, Nolan Stolz, Lief Ellis, Kathryn Swanson, Ty Alan Emerson, Ernst Bacon, Phillip Houghton and Frank Wallace. Recently he had the opportunity to work with Grammy and Academy Award winning composer John Corigliano, in a performance of his work Troubadours for guitar and chamber orchestra conducted by Edward Cumming.

As a recording artist Mr. Ladd’s multi-faceted career exemplifies his continual search for new ways to present the classical guitar. He has appeared on numerous projects for feature film, theater and the stage. His performance of Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez can be heard on the documentary The Real Royal Trip directed by Sangh Kim and a selection of his performance of J.S. Bach’s Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, BWV 998 can be heard in The Asylum’s cult-hit Megashark vs. Giant Octopus. Most recently he contributed his skills to the 25th Anniversary of the epic metal band While Heaven Wept’s newest release “Suspended at Aphelion” on Nuclear Blast Records which was released in late October 2014.

Mr. Ladd has been a prize winner in numerous competitions including the Appalachian Guitar Festival Solo Competition, American String Teachers Association Competition and was twice a semi-finalist in the prestigious Guitar Foundation of America International Competition.

Mr. Ladd is currently serves on the faculty of The Hartt School in West Hartford, Connecticut as an Artist/Teacher, Director of The Hartt School Guitar Festival and as the Chair of the Guitar and Harp Program



To learn more about The Pandora Duo, please visit: http://www.thepandoraduo.com.

(from http://www.thepandoraduo.com)

New West Guitar Group

Saturday, April 22, 2017

New West Guitar Group
- Saturday, April 22, 2017 @ 8:00 PM
Town and Country Club, 22 Woodland Street, Hartford (Directions)

One of the premier guitar ensembles in the world perform covers, jazz standards and originals. Their innovative style highlights rhythm, beauty and virtuosity on acoustic and electric guitars.

New West Guitar Group (NWGG) has developed a wide spread reputation as one of the premier guitar ensembles in the world. Featuring guitarists Perry Smith (NYC) John Storie (LA) and Will Brahm (LA), they perform recognizable covers, jazz standards and exciting originals. Their signature sound comes from an innovative style that highlights rhythm, beauty and virtuosity through combining acoustic and electric guitars. Smith and Storie founded the group 10 years and today they continue to tour as a trio with Brahm throughout the United States and abroad.

In August of 2015, New West Guitar Group released their new project 'Send One Your Love' on Summit Records. The recording features guest vocalists: Gretchen Parlato, Sara Gazarek, Becca Stevens, Tierney Sutton and Peter Eldridge. Downbeat Magazine gave this CD the prestigious Editor's Pick in their August 2015 issue.

Praised as “sharp and refined” by the Seattle Times, the New West Guitar Group has released five instrumental albums over the last 10 years. Each project features their unique style of laid-back virtuosity through expert arrangements crafted by the members of the group. Their music is regularly featured on NPR and jazz radio stations, while their repertoire is performed throughout the country by college and high school guitar programs. Graduates of USC’s Thornton School of Music, the New West Guitar Group's versatility as players and composers have given them a reputation as pioneers in the realm of guitar ensemble.

“Beautiful acoustic rhythms, vibrant classically infused single note lines and jazzy arpeggios cover the magnificent musical landscape these three players create.” - Metronome Magazine

"A rare chemistry...shimmering arpeggios, collectively strummed chords, tight cracking interplay and complementary playing.” - Downbeat Magazine

"They're masters of their caressing, cascading sound, best categorized as chamber jazz...dexterously peppered, now and again, with Gypsy fire, flamenco zest and steel-string twang." - JazzTimes

“The group’s creativity in not being afraid to stretch boundaries is helping to forge a new area of music that should inspire other guitarists...” - Vintage Guitar Magazine



To learn more about New West Guitar Group, please visit: http://www.newwestguitar.com/.

(from http://www.newwestguitar.com/)

 
 
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