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"…De Vries' playing always offers musicality and emotion ahead of technique…with originality, vitality and finesse in equal measure…" Shane Nichols, Financial Review [Australia]
Doug de Vries is one of Australia's foremost guitarists and a significant composer for the guitar, excelling in many musical genres, from jazz to choro, tango and bossa nova. He is considered Australia's leading exponent of Brazilian guitar repertoire and recently released a solo album of original works and classic Brazilian repertoire, 'DdV Solo' in addition to a Melbourne choro sextet recording. Doug is particularly noted for his sophisticated accompaniments, deep knowledge, and daring improvisations whether in solo or group settings.

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8 com (Nocturnes & Lullabies) - just $22

DdV plays nocturnes and lullabies with musical depictions of Australian fauna. A new enhanced CD recording with PDFs of all the melodies for concert, Bb and Eb instruments recently released in Brazil and now available.

This is a collaboration with Brazilian guitarist/composer Mauricio Carrilho and guests featuring 8 new compositions plus 8 backing tracks for those who'd like to play along themselves.

The musical forms vary between choro, waltzes and tangos interpreted freely with passion and grace evoking the nocturnal settings for our favourite local animals such as the Koala, Wombat and Platypus.

$22 including postage


DdV Solo

'DOUG DE VRIES Solo' CD includes the acclaimed 'Hummingbird' performed in a world premier with Yamandu Costa at the 2010 Adelaide International Guitar festival, (and released subsequentlyin Brazil by Costa) with a bonus PDF of sheet music on the CD.

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$25 including postage