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Doug de Vries presents a Brazilian Guitar & finger-style Jazz workshop as part of the Melbourne Guitar Lab Winter Masters series - Tuesday June 28th TUESDAY EVENINGS (6:30- 8:30PM) Melbourne Polytechnic - Fairfield Campus, Yarra Bend Road, Fairfield.
THE WINTER MASTERS SERIES Presented by The Melbourne Guitar Lab
8 PLAYERS EACH PRESENT A 2 HOUR WORKSHOP OVER
8 CONSECUTIVE WEEKS:  JUNE 21ST - AUGUST 9TH

Slava Grigoryan (Classical)  
Brett Garsed (Fusion)
Doug de Vries (Brazilian/Jazz)
Geoff Achison (Blues)
Stephen Magnusson (Jazz) 
James Ryan (Fusion/Rock)  
Fiona Boyes (Blues)             
Lucas Michailidis (Finger- style) 
Each session will be divided in two - the first half devoted to live artist demonstrations, discussion and Q & A. The second half will be a practical focus of relevant concepts applied and explored on the instrument.
DOUG DE VRIES Workshop details: Brazilian guitar and finger-style jazz. The roots of samba, bossa nova and how to accompany and create solo arrangements.
Numbers are strictly limited so book early.
Bookings/Further details available from the www.melbourneguitarlab.com


To enjoy his recent work, check out the 3 recordings Doug's brilliant guitar playing was featured on in 2015:

Panorama Brasil
'Flor de Pedra' - listen/buy: here
Album launch Review here (Beatopia)
 
The New Palm Court Orchestra
'Between the Lines'
Doug also features on the previous release
'Landscapes for a Mind's Eye' - Listen/buy: here

Diana May Clark 'The Other Side of the Girl'
ALBUM REVIEW by Tony Hillier
from the WEEKEND AUSTRALIAN Sept, 2015
Listen/buy: here