GC Ep 29: Nick Charles

Nick Charles is an Australian blues and finger style legend. With an impressive catalogue of original music and arrangements he has a notable reputation as a true guitar master. On my chat with Nick we cover his international touring career, the challenges of being a solo guitar act, his collaborations and projects, and his goals…

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GC Ep 28:Matt Withers

Matt Withers is making waves in the classical guitar scene in Australia by blending skillful solo playing with various collaborative projects. He is a member of acclaimed Guitar Trek, and Brew Duo, and is the founder of the Australian Music Composition Competition. He also performs regularly with ARIA award winning musicians and top Australian Orchestras. We caight…

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GC Ep 27: Mike Stern

I had the pleasure of catching up with legendary jazz/fusion guitarist Mike Stern while he was visiting Melbourne for a residency at Bird’s Basement. We talk about Pat Metheny, Miles Davis and his great band! Please excuse the audio quality which suffered from the less than ideal recording environment I am hoping to have him…

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Ep 26: Zoo Duo

Marion Schaap and Peter Constant’s 25 year long career as Zoo Duo has seen them become leaders in chamber and ensemble guitar playing. They have been at the forefront in the development of the Guitar Orchestra genre in Holland and have also toured internationally as a sought after guitar duo. I recently caught up with…

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Ep 25: Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

UK based Aquarelle Guitar Quartet has been steadily building an international reputation since forming in 1999. Alongside the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet and Guitar Trek they were one of the first guitar chamber groups of its kind and have continued to bring this dynamic form to new audiences.  They have appeared at major guitar festivals and released six…

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