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500 Years of Guitar Music

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Peter Griggs, Guitarist. The program, "500 Years of Music for Guitar," is a chronological tour of the guitarist's repertoire from the Renaissance to the Contemporary (also including Baroque, Classical, flamenco, and jazz).  The program includes music by J.S. Bach, Gaspar Sanz, Ferdinando Carulli, Bartolome Calatuyud, George Gershwin, Thelonious Monk and Baden Powell - as well as my own compositions.

Sophisticated and highly enjoyable." Alexander Smith, Hi-Arts Online Journal, Inverness Scotland    "His talent and technical ability was there for all to see."    Gordon Calder, Caithness Courier, Scotland    "A master of soft and expressive sounds."  Elke Sprunkel, Koelner Stadt-Anzeiger, Cologne Germany   "An almost unbelievable talent.  Peter Griggs performs magic!"  Sigrid Hedderich, Bergische Morning Post, Germany   "The way the chords are struck creates a reverberation like swaying leaves, wind, and waves." Laura Shimp, Prague Post Online, Czech Republic   "An absolutely superb guitar performance by Peter Griggs." Brad Biondo, AfterTouch, USA   "Stunning in its intensity, a journey into your own imagination."  Kathy Parsons, Solo Piano Publications, USA   "Subtle nuevo flamenco guitar stylings.  Griggs' guitar adds just the right touch." Bill Blinkelman, Wind & Wire, USA   "Clear and mysterious as the dance itself."  Jennifer Dunning, New York Times, USA

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