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Solo Guitar Concert by Peter Biedermann

Peter Biedermann - the Art of Solo Guitar

Peter Biedermann is a solo instrumental guitarist based in Green Valley, AZ who has been composing and performing for over 40 years and will be appearing for the eighth time in the Forbes Library. PB's career also includes stints in various group settings, most notably the bands PINGWhite Light, Serious Fun, Magic Spot and Amalgamation. The common thread throughout his musical background is crossing the boundaries of music without limits. This hybrid contemporary style melds elements of American and European folk with jazz and blues shadings underpinned by subtle ambient electronicsPB began focusing on performing original solo instrumentals beginning in 2000. The music is now being presented in intimate settings such as libraries, art galleries, house concerts, churches etc.

PB will be focusing on pieces from his latest recording 'Tales From The Desert' as well as new unrecorded pieces on a variety of 6 and 12 string guitars in unique tuningsThe program encourages questions from the audience and will also include some of the history and evolution of steel string guitar playing over the last 50+ years. Fans of fellow guitarists such as Leo Kottke, the British school (Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, Davy Graham), Ralph Towner, Michael Hedges and Pierre Bensusan will enjoy this music.

CD's will be for sale after the performance. Please go to www.peterbiedermann.com for more information.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
5:00pm - 6:10pm
Coolidge Museum
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Faith Kaufmann