The 2017 Worldwide Guitar Night time (IGN) tour will make a cease on the Bankhead Theater in Livermore on Sunday, Feb. 19.
For every tour, IGN founder Brian Gore invitations a mannequin new secure of guitar luminaries affix him for particular evenings of solos, duets, and quartets that spotlight the dexterity and choice contained on the planet of acoustic guitar.
On account of Brian Gore is on hiatus from touring, gypsy jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt will probably be stepping in as buyer host for Worldwide Guitar Night time’s 17th yr of touring. Lulo will probably be joined by three new musicians: Italy’s trendy up date guitarist Luca Stricagnoli; good youthful Brazilian composer/performer Chrystian Dozza, and India’s slide guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya. Luca’s ingenious “tapping” methods have garnered over 7 million views on YouTube. Chrystian has collected many prestigious awards as thought-about one in every of Brazil’s important youthful guitarists. Debashish has invented his non-public technique for taking part in classical Indian music on the slide guitar and collaborated with musicians from world big.
Django Reinhardt left behind a musical legacy, introducing and defining a passionate model of Gypsy Jazz guitar that was astonishing contained in the 1930’s and continues be revered and emulated immediately. Lulo Reinhardt, Django’s grandnephew, is a 3rd interval grasp from Germany. He has retained the Reinhardt soul, velocity and dexterity and up date the repertoire.
Lulo was first taught by his father on the age of 5. At twelve, he carried out contained in the Mike Reinhardt Sextett and later co-founded the group, “Django Reinhardt and the Heartbreakers.” In 1991, he based “I Gitanos” collectively alongside along with his father Bawo and cousin Dege.
In 2007, Saga Devices of San Francisco made the primary Lulo Reinhardt Mannequin Gitane 310, modeled on the conventional Gypsy guitars. This impressed Lulo compose extra Swing provides, which he blended with Latin music, and in 2007 modified the title of his group the Lulo Reinhardt Latin Swing Enterprise. They recorded their first CD in 2008.
The Lulo Reinhardt Latin Swing Enterprise has an intensive worldwide touring historic earlier. Lulo will probably be returning North America as buyer host of Worldwide Guitar Night time January/February 2017.
Debashish Bhattacharya, from Kolkata, India, began discovering out Indian music from his mother and father before he realized the alphabet. In his childhood he mastered many Indian classical instrumental varieties in addition to vocal music from absolutely completely totally different musical lecturers in Calcutta. He grew develop right into a disciple and scholar of Brij Bhushan Khabra, the daddy of Indian classical guitar, for 10 years, and in addition to professional beneath Ajoy Chakraborty, the eminent Indian vocalist. He has furthermore studied with Ustad Ali Akbar Khan.
Debashish has, each by means of creating the precise design of the instrument, and thru his expertise and self-discipline, elevated the Hindustani slide guitar be probably the greatest evolution of slide guitar wherever. develop his taking part in, he has undergone just a few years of disciplined evaluation of Indian vocal technique blended collectively alongside along with his instrumental work. Debashish can sing absolutely in parallel with each blindingly quick melody he performs. Possessed of a extraordinarily open musical concepts, Debashish is raring and bigger than licensed collaborate and actually mix with musicians from one other nation.
Luca Stricagnoli was born in 1991 in Varese, Italy. As a youthful boy he confirmed an amazing pure expertise with the guitar. He started taking part in classical guitar on the age of 10 however not extended after determined stop for three extended years. After rekindling his ardour he taught himself new and distinctive taking part in varieties, which included performances with absolutely completely totally different devices.~ He furthermore developed non-conventional methods play the guitar that enabled him win many expertise reveals.
At 22 years outdated, Luca was signed by US label “Candyrat Data”. Now at 23, Luca is requested carry out all over the place on the earth. Luca will probably be making his North American debut with Worldwide Guitar Night time in January/February 2017.
Chrystian Dozza is taken into consideration be one in every of many important lights of the mannequin new interval of~Brazilian instrumental musicians, a youthful guitarist/composer whose expertise have been extensively displayed and rewarded. Dozza has gained many necessary contests. He furthermore gained the prize for greatest instrumentalist of the XIV Prêmio BDMG Instrumental, one in all many necessary awards contained within the Brazilian instrumental music group. In addition to performing as a solo artist, Chrystian furthermore performs with a chamber music group, Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet, and with the guitar trio Trio Opus 12 alongside Paulo Porto Alegre and Daniel Murray. Chrystian Dozza could possibly be a guitar coach at EMESP – Escola de Música do Estado de São Paulo. He will probably be making his North American debut with Worldwide Guitar Night time in January/February 2017.
The Bankhead Theater effectivity begins at three p.m. on Feb. 19. Tickets are $30. The may be bought on the sector workplace, 2400 First Freeway in downtown Livermore, on-line at www.bankheadtheater.org or by calling 373-6800.