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Music Events (more headlines) 04-15-2014

Guitar Master Jeff Gunn Cross Canada Workshops Presented By Long & McQuade And Mayfair Music Publications For 'Hidden Sounds/ Hidden Self' Series

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Website: http://www.jeffgunn.ca
Music: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0AhdPGmE7c

Toronto, ON based guitar aficionado and pedagogue Jeff Gunn is proud to announce he will be traveling across Canada for Hidden Sounds/Hidden Self workshops presented by Mayfair Music Publications and Long & McQuade to highlight key musical ideas from his book Hidden Sounds: Discover Your Own Method On Guitar Series. Gunn will be examining 10 life lessons learned through musical study and performance along with sharing personal stories from his own musical journey as a guitarist, arranger, songwriter, columnist, author, and professor that has taken him to all seven continents performing at stadiums and festivals with the likes of Emmanuel Jal (author of the bestseller War Child), Swizz Beatz, DMC, Jenna Andrews, Kae Sun, Serena Ryder, Arrested Development, Kate Todd while opening for Peter Gabriel, Bonnie Raitt, Janelle Monae, Feist, Karl Wolf, and K’naan.

"After traveling to more than 100 countries around the world and discovering new sounds and new approaches to music I am thrilled to have opportunity to share my musical discoveries on the guitar with audiences of all ages across Canada. Together we will explore the hidden sounds of the guitar by using a range of positioning, artificial harmonic, simulation and percussive techniques. See you on the road Canada!" comments Jeff Gunn.

About The Workshops: FREE WORKSHOP. RSVP HERE! (Limited capacity)

The interactive 2hr workshop allows audience participation through rhythmic and guitar exercises. Pedagogue Jeff Gunn will teach you to effectively use positioning, tambora, artificial harmonics, percussion and silence to enhance your guitar skills. Essential lessons learned from simulating the sounds of instruments as diverse as the banjo and kora to imitating record scratching and volume pedal swells on guitar.

Gunn focuses on self-empowerment through music highlighting lessons learned from musical study and performance including: Practice, Reflection, Patience, Team Work, Persistence, Gratitude and many more. Through highlights from Jeff’s own experience you will be one step closer to finding your hidden sound through self-discovery.

Jeff’s presentation includes PowerPoint and lighting visuals. Participants are encouraged to bring their guitar.

Q & A and Book Signing to follow.

For Workshop R.S.V.P, please contact store/studio or venue hosting workshop.

Dates at LONG & MCQUADE: www.long-mcquade.com/

Thurs, May 1 - Oshawa, ON - LONG & MCQUADE (902, Simcoe Street North) - (7:00PM - 8:30PM)
Tues, May 6 - Brampton, ON - LONG & MCQUADE (370 Main Street N. (In Kingspoint Plaza) - (7:00PM - 9:00PM)

A PERFECT EDUCATIVE COMBINATION DURING Canadian Music Week!
Thurs, May 8 - Toronto, ON - LONG & MCQUADE (925 Bloor St W.) - (6:30PM - 8:30PM):

Sat, May 10 - Winnipeg, MB - LONG & MCQUADE (651 Stafford Street) - (2:30PM - 4:30PM)
Tues, May 20 - Calgary, AB - LONG & MCQUADE (10 Royal Vista Dr. NW.) - (6:30PM - 8:30PM)
Thurs, May 22 - Vancouver, BC - LONG & MCQUADE (368 Terminal Ave) - (6:30PM - 8:30PM)
Fri, June 6 - London, ON - LONG & MCQUADE - (725, Fanshawe Park Rd. W.) - (5:00PM - 7:00PM)
Fri, June 20 - Ottawa, ON - LONG & MCQUADE (LOCATION TBC) - (6:30PM - 8:30PM)

Other Clinics:

Wed, May 14 - Edmonton, AB - INNOVATIONS MUSIC (2804 Calgary Trail) - (6:30PM - 8:30PM)
Thurs, May 15 - St. Albert, AB - INNOVATIONS MUSIC (580 St. Albert Trail) - (5:30PM - 7:30PM)
Sat, May 24 - Victoria, BC - LARSEN MUSIC - (1833 Cook St) - (4:30PM - 6:30PM)
Sat, June 21 - Montreal, QC - STEVE’S MUSIC (51 St. Antoine St. W.) - (5:30PM - 7:30PM)


About Jeff Gunn:

As a Toronto-based freelance guitarist who has performed and taught music in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia, Jeff Gunn has performed at venues and festivals such as The World Bank, Capitol Hill, Canadian Music Week, Festival d’été de Québec, Toronto Center for the Arts, Pop Montreal and was recently featured on TED Talks and the TV Series "Guitar Picks" narrated by Kim Mitchell. He has toured and arranged with US artist Dwayne Britton (LML Music) who was honoured with ‘Top Ten Vocal Albums of 2008’ by Talkin’ Broadway. Their arrangement of Annie Lennox’s "Why" received much critical acclaim in the NY Daily News and in the UK by The Stage. Jeff contributed guitars to Morgan Sadler’s "Go On", the winner of ‘Best Song 2009-2010’ at The Toronto Independent Music Awards, and he is featured on Emmanuel Jal’s single "Lose to Win" from his album See Me Mama (2012). A real humanitarian, he co-founded the Canadian Alliance Against Modern Slavery, which mission is to liberate contemporary slaves and combat slavery.

Receiving his BFA and BED in Music Education at York University, Canada, Gunn has published over 60 articles in Canada, the US, UK and in Thailand, in fields as diverse as music, travel, fashion and history. He was most recently published in Canadian Musician, holds a "guitar tips" column with The Guitar Magazine in Thailand, served as a "guitar tips" and "music travel" columnist with Muzik Etc (2008-2011), and has contributed to Thai Classic Guitar Magazine, Fashion Studio 7, YYZ Living, Verge Magazine and The Journal of World History (University of Hawaii Press).

Years of practice, experimentation and implementation has led Jeff to share his vision with guitar lovers of all ages and levels of performance by putting his knowledge on paper and through masterclasses.

"…the most to offer out of any guitar book series...Rather than going through boring scales and repetitive work, Jeff teaches you how to find your own musical spirit and voice through fun exercises and using your own imagination…Amazing! And that's the bottom line!" - Brian Stephenson, world renowned guitarist/vocalist (Old James, Aggressor)

"Music with a purpose" - DurhamRegion.com

Endorsed by:

D’Addario Canada www.daddariocanada.com
Godin Guitars www.godinguitars.com
Levy’s Guitar Straps www.levysleathers.com
Planet Waves www.planetwaves.com

Published by:

Mayfair Music Publications www.mayfairmusic.com

Links:

Website: www.jeffgunn.ca

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0AhdPGmE7c

D’Addario Canada: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYMfQSGQpnE

Hidden Sounds Series: http://www.mayfairmusic.com/the-hidden-sounds-series.html

For Bookings, please contact: Jenny DuHaime, 514.791.8157, Pax.mgmt2(@)gmail.com

Press inquiries, please contact: Jon Asher, 514.581.5780, ashermedia(@)gmail.com


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