We enjoyed another excellent music meeting Tuesday, March 7th at the beautiful Paschal Winery, Talent with 32 in attendance. The highlight of the evening was a 45 minuite program (below) by special guest artist Yuri Lebrizon. You can sign up for Yuri’s newsletter at https://www.yuriguitar.com/
If you would like to become a society member, you may pay Mark Williams at a meeting or mail $20 for the calendar year to him at: 1065 Ivy Lane, Ashland, OR 97520. Phone: 541-941-1291. Make checks payable to Jefferson Classical Guitar Society or JCGS.
Sam Cooper – Danny Boy
Rob Rhodes – Valsa sem Nome (Baden Powell)
Bob Bath – Maple Leaf Rag, (Scott Joplin); Shadow of Your Smile, (Johhny Mandel)
Joe Thompson – O’Carolan’s Farewell to Music by Turlough O’Carolan, Arr. by Joseph Thompson
Randy Mason and Joe Thompson – La Rosignol by Anon.
John Swinnerton – Untitled Original
Komac Tapp – Fernando Sor Study 17 and Small Sitaresque, original tune in progress
Grant Ruiz – Wild Mountain Thyme by Francis McPeak
Yuri Lebrizon, our special guest artist, wowed the crowd with an extraordinary set of classical guitar music, playing a 2015 Robert Ruck guitar with lattice-style bracing:
• Introduction, Theme and Variations on a theme by Mozart – Fernando Sor
• Sonata K.11 – Domenico Scarlatti
• Danza del Altiplano – Leo Brouwer
• Zapateado – Regino Sainz de la Maza
• Tango Etudes for flute 1,3,6 (trans. manuel Barrueco) – Astor Piazzolla
• La Muerte del Angel (arr. Brouwer) – Astor Piazzolla
• Danza Lucumi (trans. Manuel Barrueco) – Ernesto Lecuona
Grant Ruiz’s ensemble Flamenco Pacifico is playing two CD release concerts in the valley, one on Wednesday, March 22 at the Oregon Cabaret Theater (sold out), and the second at Hilltop Music Shop at the Shoppes at Exit 24 in Phoenix. You can get information and tickets online at flamencopacifico.