Musician Profile Search Results: “guitar, acoustic”

Alzy Trio

The Alzy Trio dates back to the spring of 2002 when three friends, all guitarists, decided to play some of their favourite jazz and bossa nova tunes. In 2007, they signed their first CD, “Seize cordes en bal(l)ades", still available...

Andreas Kapsalis & Goran Ivanovic Guitar Duo

The Andreas Kapsalis & Goran Ivanovic Guitar Duo represent the perfect alliance of ten-fingered guitar virtuosity, outstanding melodic themes, and dynamic rhythmic variations. Kapsalis' Spanish-inflected playing complements their...

Angelo Debarre

Angelo Debarre, born in St-Denis, France, started playing guitar at the age of 8. In the manush (gipsy) community, tradition is transmitted orally in family parties and gatherings, where music always occupies a prominent place. Angelo...

Anthony Ocaña

Dominican/Spanish composer and guitarist. Today he is one of the major exponents of contemporary guitar and also an innovator with the instrument. He performs concerts for 6 & 10 string guitars, guitars processed through delays and loops....

Axel Schultheiss

This is bordercrossing music far beyond stylistic categories and popular stereotypes - dynamic soundtrips, born out of silence. Rhythmic energy, explosive dynamics, percussive attacks, spheric soundscapes and long melodic lines are...

Baden Powell

Baden Powell de Aquino was born in Varre-e-Sai in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His father, a scouting enthusiast, named him after Lord Robert Baden-Powell. When he was three, his family relocated to a suburb in the city of Rio de...

Barry Garneau

Keepin beat in mother's womb while she and my father played guitar and sang. Learned uke, singing harmony, acoustic guitar from her. Electric guitar and R&R for the '50s, jazz from '59 on, plus gumbo of Dylan, Jimi, Janice, Aretha, Otis,...

Big Bill Broonzy

Although William Lee Conley “Big Bill” Broonzy achieved fame and success in the Chicago blues scene and the folk revival in the United States and abroad, some of his earliest encounters with the blues and his earliest experiences as a...

Bijay Senihang

I simply like playing what ever the music is but most i prefer is jazz.

Blind Blake

Blind Blake - Blues Singer, guitarist (1890 - 1933) Early finger pickin’ guitarist Blind Blake remains a mystery man of the blues. We know he was born Arthur Phelps, in Jacksonville, FL circa 1890-something and died sometime in 1933. He...

Blind Boy Fuller

During his short but prolific recording career, circa 1935- 1941, Piedmont bluesman Blind Boy Fuller was one of the most popular performers in the Southeast United States. His records sold in the thousands, (impressive numbers during the...

Carlos Rivas

Duo La Guitarra Latina: Carlos & Eugenio spelen Latijnse muziek op 2 gitaren Van Achtergrond tot swingend Latijns-Amerikaanse muziek, bent u aan het juiste adres! Instrumentaal of met zang, vrolijke en/of romantische muziek.

Char Butler

Char Butler's appreciation for the fine arts began through the influence of her artistic father. She was identified as having a gift of voice and started singing at local church services. She started private vocal training and playing...

Christopher Rizzo

Hello, and thanks for checking out my info. I have been playing guitar for 32 years. Currently, I am searching for a violinist and an upright bassist to form as acoustic jazz trio. The material includes several songs by the Rite Of...

Conrado Paulino

The style of guitarist, composer and arranger Conrado Paulino is an original fusion of three major musical schools. The first one embraces the repertoire of Brazilian music, a universe from which his creative basis takes its shape. The...

Dan Moniz & The Bossa Ensemble

Dan’s journey from São Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles, California has afforded him with ample opportunities to explore various genres and instruments; however, the guitar remains one of his favorites. Picking up the guitar at the age of...

Daniel Villa Verde

In 2002 Daniel started his work as a teacher of electric guitar, focusing on technique, harmony and improvisation. Worked with local musicians in Rio de Janeiro with jazz / fusion presentations from 2004 to 2007. He Joined the federal...

Daryl Shawn

Composer, songwriter and improviser Daryl Shawn is a genre-hopping guitarist with an appetite for varied situations. Currently using the nylon-string guitar as his primary instrument, he weds his command of flamenco and classical...

Dave Fisher

Dave was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on July 19, 1940, the son of Abe and Sadie Fisher. His special talent as a musician and singer first surfaced at Hillhouse High School where he was a member of “The Academics,” a popular doo-wop...

David Carradine

David Carradine by strumming his guitar with words of inspiration, Woody Guthrie instilled hope in the hearts of downtrodden Americans everywhere during the 1930s Depression. Now, the extraordinary life of this legendary balladeer and poet...

Derek Gripper

Derek Gripper is a composer and guitarist from the Western Cape of South Africa, merging “the imagery and mystery of the rural areas of the Cape" with the techniques of classical guitar and the string music of Africa (uhadi bow,...

Diego Barber

Diego Barber was born in Lanzarote. There was already some musical precedent in his family; his great uncle was a pianist by profession and his father, in his youth, played the bass in a band called “Peppermint." Very early on in his...

DJ Galactic

DJ Galactic is a French guitar player and composer of Electronic jazz music. He was firstly guitar player and composer in the acid jazz band « Eclyptics » he created with JC Ivala the singer in 2001. The band was touring mainly in Paris...

Don Loe

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Doug Martin

San Francisco Bay Area jazz guitarist, Doug Martin, has performed with some of the finest artists on the West coast and abroad including Germany based gypsy guitarist/composer, Lulo Reinhardt, Grammy award winning guitarist John Jorgenson,...

Duane Andrews

Bio Duane Andrews’s music is the product of a great ear, an adventurous spirit and a love of music that is beyond category. Uniting what would seem to be impossible – traditional Newfoundland music with the Gypsy Jazz of the legendary...

Dwayne Brooke

Hot Club is back! The Woodshedders deliver up the hot sounds of Acoustic Gypsy Jazz with verve and enthusiasm. This artful new quintet features the dexterous guitar lines and distinctive vocals of Dwayne Brooke, the pouncing rhythms and...

Earl Klugh

In a recording career of over three decades, master guitarist EARL KLUGH has been lauded first as a prodigy and groundbreaker, then a defining figure, and ultimately, as one of the true statesmen of contemporary jazz. With 2008’s THE...

Eastern Blok

EASTERN BLOK The Los Angeles Times calls Eastern Blok’s music “relentlessly innovative work.” Downbeat Magazine claims that “the ensemble playing is often breakneck and consistently challenging.” Acoustic Guitar Magazine raves...

Eduardo Mendonca

Who is Eduardo Mendonça? A native of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, Eduardo traces his lineage to a royal African family bearing the hereditary title of Mama Beka ("prophet of the royal court"), as documented by the Instituto Geográfico e...

Eduardo Niebla

“World class virtuoso” (Time Out) Spanish guitarist and composer EDUARDO NIEBLA is one of the most brilliant and emotive performers on the world circuit today, fusing “poignantly poetic…and truly fabulous” (The Scotsman) flamenco...

Egberto Gismonti

Egberto Gismonti was born in 1947 in Carmo, Brazil. He began his formal music studies at the age of six. After studying classical piano for 15 years, he went to Paris to study with Nadia Boulanger (orchestration and analysis), and...

Elek Bacsik

Originating from a gypsy family, 4-year old Bacsik started playing the violin. He later studied at the Academy of Music in Budapest. In 1943, he started to perform mainly as guitarist in folk music bands like the one led by accordion...

Eliott James

The new electro-jazz CD from Eliott James Cinematic Life “Techno Jazz at its very best. The Album is hauntingly innovative and is strong rhythmically." John Reid, Keith Community Radio (Keith, Banffshire, Scotland) “What makes...

Elizabeth Cotten

American folk and blues musician Elizabeth Cotten, composer of the folk song classic “Freight Train" and recipient of a 1985 Grammy Award at age 93, began her career in music at an age when most people prepare for retirement. At 67...

Ellina Graypel

Ellina Graypel From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Award-winning Russian singer/songwriter Ellina Graypel born July 19, 1972 near the Volga River in the heart of Russia. She spent most of her youth growing up...

Elliot (Firefly) Peters

I grew up in Seattle where I began my musical journey to become the semi-jazz writer I am today. I started guitar in sixth grade and haven't stopped since. Piano is another one of my strongholds. I started piano when I was five and grew up...

Eric Bibb

Eric was born In New York into a musical family. Eric's father, Leon Bibb, is a trained singer who sang in musical theatre and made a name for himself as part of the 1960's New York folk scene. His uncle was the world famous jazz pianist...

Etta Baker

Etta Baker of Morganton, NC, was born in 1913 and began playing guitar at the age of 3. She was the premier female Piedmont blues guitar instrumentalist, playing the guitar everyday, and constantly working on new arrangements until just a...

Eugenio Martinez

Duo La Guitarra Latina: Carlos & Eugenio spelen Latijnse muziek op 2 gitaren Van Achtergrond tot swingend Latijns-Amerikaanse muziek, bent u aan het juiste adres! Instrumentaal of met zang, vrolijke en/of romantische muziek.

Frank Meester

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Frank Vignola's Gypsy Grass

One of the premier acoustic jazz guitarists on the scene today, Frank Vignola has launched a new all-star collective featuring some of the acoustic music scene's hottest young players. Melding contemporary gypsy jazz, bluegrass,...

Frankie Cisco Harris

Natural jazzman, rhythman said to have sat on Ella Fitzgeralds Knee as baby weaned @ Newport Rhode Island jazz club- Cliff Walk Manor -Home to many jazz gigs at the advent of the Newport Jazz fest era in the early 1950's ... Part native...

Freddie Green

Freddie Green was the guitarist in what is generally considered to be the best rhythm section in the history of big band jazz, and dubbed the All-American Rhythm Section, which featured Count Basie, bassist Walter Page, and drummer Jo...

Furry Lewis

Born March 6, 1893, in Greenwood, Mississippi, Lewis acquired the nickname “Furry" from childhood playmates. At the age of seven he and his family moved to Memphis, where young Lewis took up the guitar under the tutelage of a man...

Gerry Johnston

Over the past thirty years I have provided live music for countless weddings, receptions, corporate functions, parties and special events around greater Boston and throughout all six New England states. Whether you are looking for a jazz...

Guillermo Serpas

SUCCESSFUL AND VERY TALENTED LATIN GUITARIST Guillermo is a top-notch artist, who`s always embracing new ways of expressing his Latino passion through music. Straight from his heart and soul , he delivers a new style of poetic lyrics and...

Guy Buttery

As you drive about 13 miles north of Durban, the largest city in the province of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, you pass a lush fertile belt where the rich green shades of the sugar cane meet the turquoise of the Indian Ocean. This is where...

Hot Club of Philadelphia

The Hot Club of Philadelphia was started at the end of 2001 By guitarist Barry Wahrhaftig, and violinist Mark Campiglia. We are an acoustic jazz group, dedicated to performing and preserving the music of the Grappelli and Django, and at...

Hugo Wainzinger

Argentinian guitarist and composer based in Mountain View, CA. Plays and composes on many different styles. Owns recording studio. Produces and arranges for own projects as well as for other artists.
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