fingerstyle guitarist

October 2nd – Sunday, 4:30 to 6:30 pm

Special guest
“fingerstyle”
jazz guitarist
who must remain nameless!

In the tradition of the famed Massey Hall concert in Toronto in 1952, where our patron saint Charlie Parker had to be billed as “Charlie Chan” for contractual reasons, we must not name the performer gracing our stage today…

However, trust that he is a performer of extraordinary repute in his lovely and intricate profession of solo acoustic jazz guitar, “one of the most highly regarded fingerstyle guitarists of his generation,” with a repertoire that  “spans the entire history of the music from ragtime through swing to modern masters like Thelonious Monk and Herbie Nichols to free improvisation”…

Various critics named his album  “Spinning Song” among the best jazz records of 1997 in Cadence and Coda magazines, and it placed high on the Cadence reader’s poll of that year. Acoustic Guitar magazine dubbed it “one of the best guitar records ever recorded – by anybody.”

Do click, and, please, do come! You won’t be disappointed!

For this show only, $20 requested donation per adult seated
— only eight seats available!
$10 per adult suggested for standing room.
Pets $30; children free!

AND: IF YOU APPRECIATE THIS MUSIC AND THE INSTRUMENT IT’S PLAYED ON, PLEASE NOTE THE BENEFIT CONCERT TO BE HELD NEXT SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8TH, AT FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH (CORNER OF DUBOCE & NOE) TO RAISE FUNDS FOR LUTHIER (GUITAR MAKER) GEORGE PEACOCK.
VISIT OUR BLOG BY CLICKING HERE FOR DETAILS.

 

 

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