Alex de Grassi and Andrew York
This event is presented by the Santa Barbara Acoustic Music Association.
Acoustic guitar virutoso & innovator Alex de Grassi joins with Grammy winning classical & jazz guitarist Andrew York to fuse the sounds & traditions of steel & nylon into a unique duo program. Their mutual passion for music from a variety of genres has led these two acclaimed composers/performers to find common round where contemporary & classical guitars interact seamlessly. Encompassing original compositions, improvisation & arrangements of standards & pop songs, their concert will present an astonishingly diverse musical landscape.
The concert includes admission to a fine handmade artisanal guitar show at The New Vic from 2-5pm. Blue seat patrons ($45) will be welcome to an after concert reception to meet the musicians and purchase CDs.
Alex & Andrew will hold guitar workshops for intermediate to advanced students Sunday, 9/15. This will be a rare opportunity to learn from two of the world’s great guitarists. $35 each www.sbama.orgOnline Tickets
Box Office: (805) 965-5400
New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 (map)