concerts

 

Doug de Vries on  'Jazz Guitar - Hot or Cool'

 

SATURDAY AUGUST 4TH (9:30 - 5:30PM) MELBOURNE POLYTECHNIC 144 HIGH ST PRAHRAN.

This does not happen often. 

A rare opportunity to engage first hand with one of Australia’s foremost guitarists and composers - Doug de Vries. In this all day session, De Vries will cover five figures in jazz guitar history, compare and contrast their legacy and presence in the continuing jazz guitar lexicon. 

Charlie Christian
Wes Montgomery
Joe Pass
Pat Metheny 
John Scofield

There'll be a focus on single-line improvisation and the blues element, plus De Vries's approach to arranging and composing for the guitar. Also, discussion about 'hot' and 'cool' aspects of the repertoire and musical expressions. 

INCLUDES NOTES AND MORNING TEA

 

 
 

"Doug de Vries has long been revered for his magical playing and willingness and determination to explore new sounds and styles.  His artistry is eloquent, joyous and exuberant" Herald Sun.

Excelling in numerous musical genres, from jazz to tango, choro, samba and bossa nova, De Vries is particularly noted for his sophisticated accompaniments, deep knowledge, and daring improvisations. 

$190 Early Bird (Before 21st July)
$180 Past Melbourne Guitar Lab Participant/ Concession 
$150 Existing Melbourne Polytechnic Student
$225 (Full Price)
 
     
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For house concerts please write to ddv@dougdevries.com