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Giants of Guitar Masterclass2018-06-28T11:43:17+00:00

IMPROVE  YOUR SKILLS IN ONE DAY! EXPERIENCE THE TECHNIQUE & STYLE OF THE MASTER

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The Giants of Guitar Masterclass is designed for intermediate to advanced guitarists who are looking for additional ideas and techniques to improve their playing . 

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this masterclass, participants will:

  • Explain at least 4 contemporary guitar techniques, without error.
  • Combine at least 2 new musical concepts, with their prepared repertoire, at a level judged satisfactory by the master.
  • Select technology appropriate to their personal style, without assistance.
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The masterclass is open to 2 types of participants:

  1. Players
  2. Viewers

Viewers are those just starting out guitar playing and will hold observer status at the masterclass. Viewers have access to all learning materials, lunch and can ask questions but may not be allowed to play at the masterclass.

Players must have at least 3 years’ experience as a guitarist and must be able to prepare the requirements for the masterclass. Players are considered to be at an intermediate or advanced level. Only 5 players will be accepted for this masterclass. Players will perform their 2 songs of choice and receive one on one feedback and coaching from the master. Players will also receive learning materials and lunch.

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To register as a player, you must be able to perform:

  • All major scales and arpeggios from memory
  • Major, Minor, Diminished and Augmented Chords from memory
  • At least 2 songs- Classical or contemporary
  • Songs can be performed solo, with backing track or the guitarists can bring a vocal soloist to play for.

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What You Will Learn

  • The Role of the Classical & Contemporary Guitarist
  • Chord Progressions & Substitutions
  • Performance Techniques & Technical Development
  • Chord Voicings for Guitarists
  • Patterns & Riffs
  • Selecting Your Guitar, Pick-ups & Effects
  • 2-5-1 Concepts
  • Tritone Substitutions
  • Blues and Jazz Concepts

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MEET THE MASTER

Clifford Charles
Clifford CharlesMaster, Giants of Guitar
As a giant of Caribbean Jazz, Guitarist, Clifford Charles has featured prominently on local, regional and international stages as both a solo and supporting act. An educator and master musical arranger, Clifford has released 4 studio albums and shared the stage with titans such as: Joe Sample, Randy Crawford, Ronald ‘Boo’ Hinkson, The Drifters and Elan Parle. Clifford has also appeared performed at the St. Lucia Jazz Festival (’11 &’12) as well as the Tobago Jazz Festival and Jazz Artists on the Greens, Trinidad.
Clifford holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine and enjoys performing and teaching.

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Viewer

$200 TTD
  • Observer Status
  • All Learning Materials
  • Lunch Provided
  • Question & Answer Session

Player

$300 TTD
  • Everything that a Viewer gets PLUS
  • Opportunity to Play at the Event
  • One on One Public Coaching & Feedback
  • Lunch Provided

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