Track

Avi Granite

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: January 5, 1978    

Avi Granite

Avi Granite is a Canadian-born guitarist and composer living in New York. Granite began life in Toronto, Ontario, studying classical guitar and piano at a young age. Though Granite abandoned these traditions by age 10, the music continued forward. After exploring visual art and other expressive mediums, Granite’s focus returned to music by age 18 when he realized he had found his life’s passion. He attended Humber College (though he was not accepted on his first audition) and graduated from the Jazz Studies bachelor program where he had the opportunity to study with Pat LaBarbera, Don Thompson, Ted Quinlan and many other esteemed members of the Canadian jazz community....
read more

” **** “ - Downbeat Feb.2008

“...slick charts and distinctive structures... Thick ensemble work, strong shape-changing melody narratives, diverse textural colour and a kind of loose togetherness...” - Geoff Chapman Coda Magazine

“...chalk-full of invigorating improvisational change-ups, restless rhythms, and developing melodies that seep through like fresh moisture in a well-aged barrel in the barn.”- Eric Theriault PANPOT

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

Primary Instrument:
Guitar

Location:
New York, NY

Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students

Sorry, no recommendations at this time.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no Avi Granite events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

Submit Take Five Answers. We'll publish your Take Five questions and answers as an article, feature it on the home page and link to it from your musician profile.
comments powered by Disqus
Rank: 6,680 Views: 3,989

Weekly Giveaways

Roscoe Mitchell

Roscoe Mitchell

About | Enter

Peter Lerner

Peter Lerner

About | Enter

Jamie Saft

Jamie Saft

About | Enter

Sun Trio

Sun Trio

About | Enter

An innovative and rich resource For Jazz Musicians

The All About Jazz musician database grows daily
with the help of musicians, supportive professionals and advocates.

Musician? Plug in and promote yourself today.

Learn how