Guitar summit featuring the world-class talents of Jonathan Kreisberg and Nelson Veras. Combining timeless melodicism and American swing with forward–thinking lines and textures, JONATHAN KREISBERG has performed 20th century works with the New World Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas; led his own groups and recorded several critically acclaimed CDs and played and recorded with Dr. Lonnie Smith, Joe Locke, Lee Konitz, Bill Stewart and Larry Grenadier among others.
NELSON VERAS has long been one of the guitar world’s great secrets, possessing a unique style based on a mixture of classical guitar techniques, modern jazz and classical harmony plus his Brazilian roots. He was “discovered” by Pat Metheny when aged14 and went on to win numerous awards before he was even 19. He has performed/recorded with Steve Coleman, Michel Petrucciani, Tomasz Stanko, and Manu Kaché among others.
ON NELSON… “His improvisations are magnificent. It’s been quite some time since an artist like this has emerged, with a creative power that’s absolutely unquestionable. Nelson, BRAVO !” Pat Martino
ON JONATHAN… He is a passionate musician with great vision, and he is constantly in fiery pursuit of innovation.” Legendary Hammond B3 organist, Doctor Lonnie Smith
Doors open: 6pm, Music: 8-11pm – £20/£15 advance http://www.wegottickets.com/event/461372

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