Guitar Sessions with Doug de Vries
One of Australia’s foremost guitarists at USQ Artsworx for one night only!
One of Australia’s foremost guitarists and a significant composer for the guitar, Doug De Vries excels in many musical genres, from jazz to tango, choro, samba and bossa nova.
Doug will present an evening of solo arrangements and improvisations from notable composers across the jazz and musica brasileira repertory. From Duke Ellington to Jobim, Garoto to Django, Yamandu to his own works, he will draw on the rich legacy of these great composers and highlight the guitar’s vast reach in contemporary, popular and improvised music.
*Early Bird pricing: general admission – $22 | members – $17. Ends 31 Aug 18
Considered Australia’s expert in Brazilian guitar, Doug has released a number of solo albums and recorded with the likes of Kate Ceberano, James Morrisson and Paul Grabowsky.
Doug entered the Australian scene through his long stint as resident guitarist in the house band on Steve Vizard’s Tonight Live (Channel 7), during which he took a private interest in Brazilian guitar. Having been described as exemplary, his work is highly credited within the Brazilian genre.
Love what you see? Want to learn how?
Doug will be offering a two hour workshop prior to his performance, click here for more information. Please note workshop pricing includes a ticket to the performance.
Guitar Sessions 2018
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