Tue, 07 Mar|
Grand Hotel Newcastle
Great Guitars featuring Mark Johns and Guy Strazz
Mark Johns – Guitar; Guy Strazz – Guitar
Time & Location
07 Mar, 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm AEDT
Grand Hotel Newcastle, 32 Church Street, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia
About the Event
Guy and Mark are looking forward to presenting their premier gig on the Central Coast at Gosford Regional Art Gallery. The program is a musical journey of great tunes from past and present, including Guy and Mark’s original works, such as the Jazz APRA Awarded Mandela, Afro Bouban, and Romantica. The duo will also offer their own rendition of Chick Corea’s Armando’s Rumba and Spain as well as pieces by Tom Jobim, Harold Harlen, Dave Brubeck, Consuelo Velázquez, and Mark Johns’ engaging ukulele rendition of Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Guitarist and composer Guy Strazz has appeared as featured artist at many festivals around the world, such as Jazz Yatra (India), Clusone (Italy), Melbourne International Jazz Festival, and Global Guitar at the Adelaide International Guitar Festival. He has performed with Martin Taylor, Slava Grigoryan, Mike Stern, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Sandy Evans, Vince Jones, Matt McMahon, Joe Chindamo, and Dale Barlow amongst many others.
Guitarist and composer Mark Johns is one of the world’s most renowned session guitarists and performers. Previously based in London for many years, he has recorded and toured with artists such as Jeff Beck, Faith Hill, Whitney Houston, Enrique Iglesias, Sting, Mariane Faithful, Julie Driscoll, John Dankworth & Cleo Lane. Mark’s compositions can be heard on TV series such as Absolutely Fabulous, Thrilla In Manilla, Monarch of the Glen and French and Saunders Winners & Losers.
Mark Johns – Guitar
Guy Strazz – Guitar
Must show members or concession card on entry