Doug de Vries teaches guitar & ensembles, covering the breadth from nylon string to steel string and jazz guitar.
De Vries is considered Australia's leading exponent of Brazilian Music & Guitar, while enjoying many genres in his wide and varied career. Jazz, Classical, Folk, Gypsy Swing, Tango, Rock, Samba, Bossa Nova, Choro & the art of accompanying. He encourages his students to read music, learn repertoire and play together.
Doug teaches at Melbourne University and limited numbers from home on request.
He established 'Roda de Choro Melbourne' where followers of choro can learn in casual get togethers.
Look to the Facebook page for updates on future gatherings - www.facebook.com/melbournechoro
For some instant access to free online lessons with Doug - click these links: Lesson: varying voice leading
Rhythmic variation Chords, swing, Jazz comping The Challenge (accompany Hummingbird)