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Jazz Guitar Workshop with Michael Sagmeister

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Jazz Guitar Workshop with Michael Sagmeister on April 19, 2013 at   the Philippos Nakas Conservatory - Ιppokratous 41, Athens -   210 3634000 - 19:00 - entrance free

The renowned guitarist,   Michael Sagmeister, special guest for the Band Festival, will   conduct a workshop at the Philippos Nakas Conservatory.

Michael Sagmeister was born in Frankfurt in 1959. His musical roots are Bebop and Hardbop, early influences had been John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Pat Martino and Wes Montgomery. His playing is a mixture of Neobop, Fusion and Blues.

In the early 80's he toured as the opening act of the 'United Jazz and Rock Ensemble', which immediately led to fame. He then toured Southeast Asia, Northern and Western Africa. Playing many international Festivals, he now is well known in the international jazz scene.

He performed and recorded with Billy Cobham, Larry Coryell, Jack DeJohnette, Lyle Mays, Dave Samuels, Albert Mangelsdorff, Wolfgang Dauner, Charlie Mariano, Randy Brecker, Volker Kriegel, Attila Zoller, Miroslav Vitous, Emily Remler, Gerry Brown and Pat Martino.

Next to teaching numerous Jazz-Workshops he is working as a Professor at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt. In 1999 his textbook 'Sagmeisters Jazzgitarre' was released and is a bestseller since.





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