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LVPAC presents Guitar Passions

Tuesday, Feb 25 7:30p to 9:30p
Bankhead Theater Livermore, CA

Three guitar virtuosos unite in an exquisite evening of Latin-inspired jazz. Three-time Grammy Award-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin merges her innovative classical technique and talent for collaboration with iconic jazz master Stanley Jordan and Brazil’s leading guitarist Romero Lubambo for a not-to-be-missed musical experience. Drawing from Isbin’s musical mentors and the influences of the music of Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Colombia and Spain, the three build on the distinctive Latin flavors… Show more

Created by nmueller@lvpac

LVPAC presents Guitar Passions

“Elevates classical guitar to a whole new level....captures what’s unique about each performer’s personality and style and melds it into a new guitarified creation.” - Guitar World

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Stanley Jordan
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Stanley Jordan's discovery in the early '80s rightfully earned a lot of headlines in the jazz world as he came up with a new way of playing guitar. Although he was not the first to use tapping, Jordan's extensive expertise gave him the ability to play two completely independent lines on the guitar (as if it were a keyboard) or, when he wanted, two guitars at a time....
Sharon Isbin
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Described by Boston Globe's Michael Manning as a musician who plays "beyond virtuosity," guitarist Sharon Isbin has been a consistent challenge for critics, who struggle to find the right superlative that would do justice to her exquisite playing....
Romero Lubambo
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In 1985, the "Warm Breeze from Brazil" brought Romero to the United States and with him a new sound in Brazilian Jazz Guitar. From the cool sophisticated rhythms of his native Brazil to hard bop, and pop, Romero Lubambo is a guitarist comfortable in any musical setting....
Location & Nearby Info
Bankhead Theater
2400 First St.
Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 373-6800
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