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Sten Hostfalt

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: December 14, 1962    

Genuinely Innovative-May Be Considered Groundbreaking Don Williamson JAZZ REVIEW Inimitable PM NYC / PAPER MAGAZINE Impressive, Intense TIME OUT NY Sten Hostfalt Takes The More Rigid Confines Of The Guitar and Transforms it, Showing Just How Far an Instrument Can Be Bent and Altered to Meet a More Experimental and Adventurous Need - Taking You On A Journey To A Place Where Anything is Possible John Kelman ALL ABOUT JAZZ Another Angle On Exploring Tone Colors That You Will Not Want To Miss Grego Applegate Edwards CADENCE MAGAZINE Highly Logical in A Completely Different Way JAZZ NOW Virtuosic For Sure Joe Maneri Highly Exceptional Jimmy Giuffre...
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    Moneytown

    Sonus Rex
    2011
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    Quartet

    Sonus Rex
    2008
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    Macroscope

    Sonus Rex
    2006
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    29 Pieces for the Microtonal Guitar: Live at Knitting Factory New York

    g-wOw
    2004
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    Eternity Check

    g-wOw
    2004
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    Eternity Check

    Sonus Rex
    2003
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    29 Pieces For The Microtonal Guitar - Live At Knitting Factory New York

    Sonus Rex
    2003
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Moneytown

Sonus Rex (2011)

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Genuinely Innovative-May Be Considered Groundbreaking Don Williamson JAZZ REVIEW Inimitable PM NYC / PAPER MAGAZINE Impressive, Intense TIME OUT NY Sten Hostfalt Takes The More Rigid Confines Of The Guitar and Transforms it, Showing Just How Far an Instrument Can Be Bent and Altered to Meet a More Experimental and Adventurous Need - Taking You On A Journey To A Place Where Anything is Possible John Kelman ALL ABOUT JAZZ Another Angle On Exploring Tone Colors That You Will Not Want To Miss Grego Applegate Edwards CADENCE MAGAZINE Highly Logical in A Completely Different Way JAZZ NOW Virtuosic For Sure Joe Maneri Highly Exceptional Jimmy Giuffre

Primary InstrumentGuitar

LocationNew York, NY

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/Background

Sten Hostfalt (b. Lulea, Sweden 1962) is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer and guitar virtuoso with 20 years of major press/media documented activity alongside leading names in music world wide. And a veteran Music Educator, teaching professionally since 1985.

A Former Guitar teacher at Queensborough Youth Conservatory Of Music, Dept. Of Continuing Education at Queensborough Community College City University Of New York CUNY ( LEGAL DISCLAIMER there is no affiliation between Sten Hostfalt/NYC Guitar Studio and Queensborough Community College and City University Of New York CUNY) - and a NYC Board of Education reg. vendor, catering to students at Juilliard Music School, Columbia University and NYU, as well as coaching some of the most proficient musicians in music of today, appearing at Madison Square Garden, Carnegie Hall and major festivals worldwide.

Mr. Hostfalt is an alumni of and clinican at New England Conservatory of Music (M.M. Composition '95, G.D. Performance '94, Invited clinican '92) Berklee College Of Music (B.M. '94 Outstanding Musicianship Award '91, honors, Invited clinican '06 ) And since 2001 a faculty member of The Royal College of Music in Stockholm, KMH Kungliga Musikhogskolan

With numerous students active as professional musicians and educators in their own right. Sten Hostfalt conducts his own Uptown, Manhattan New York City based creative music workshop NYC Guitar Studio. That while catering to students in a wide variety of styles and on all levels of proficiency ages 9 and up, notably also is one of very few institutions in the world today, offering systematic studies of the application and interpretation of microtonal music.

NYC GUITAR STUDIO,
560 W184 St apt. 701, New York NY 10033
NY Transit: A or 1 train to 181 St.
www.nycguitarstudio.com
email: info[AT]nycguitarstudio[DOT]com
phone: (1) 347-546-0092


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1996 Gibson ES-165
Sten Hostfalt Custom made solidbody
(Modified 1984 Fender Stratocaster body,
Warmoth neck, EMG pickups, Kahler bridge)

1997 Fender Jazz Bass
Epiphone Mandolin
Oscar Schmidt Ukulele
Vintage Polytone Mini-Brute amp ( '15 speaker )
Roland 60 Keyboard Cube amp ( f. backup or stereo )
Celestion speakers
2 Lexicon LXP-5 processors
Pro Co RAT & Boss DS-1 Distortion
Boss GE-7 Equalizer, AKAI Headrush 2, Boss Volume Pedal.
strings:
( guitar) D' Addario Chromes 0.13,
( bass) La Bella Deep Talking Flats
(mandolin) D' Addario J-80
Dunlop 207 picks
cables: Whirlwind and ProCo.
additional: Sharp MiniDisc player, Apple G4 laptop, Behringer Micro Mixer
Pro Line guitar stands
Manhasset music stands
Mighty Mite parts
Levy's straps & cases.

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