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Milongas on the Dreaming to Live Tour

Milongas Dreaming to Live

When we tour we play two different kind of gigs–we play for concerts and we play for tango dances called milongas. The milongas on the Dreaming to Live Tour represented 9 out or 27 performances in 7 states. The great thing about playing a dance is people listening to your music and putting it into motion…

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New Piazzolla Arrangements

Carmen and I have been playing arrangements of Astor Piazzolla ever since we met in September of 2002. We have played many different pieces by Piazzolla but recently we decided that it was time for some new Piazzolla arrangements. Escualo The first piece that I decided to arrange, Escualo, was originally written as a violin…

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Dance Under the Red Moon

Guitar Orchestra

Every spring there is a great gathering of guitar ensembles called the Mid-America Guitar Ensemble Festival. This year it was in our home town of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The festival always features a mass guitar ensemble to play a premier composition written for that year’s festival. This year I was asked to write the composition!  The piece…

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Folias with Marissa Peak, bassoon

https://youtu.be/Sw_t71JZswc https://youtu.be/AMF1S5H45_o We have started a new collaboration for Folias with bassoon. Marissa Peak formed a trio with us which performed four concerts together in Michigan. Andrew arranged his Folias flute and guitar pieces “Border Trilogy” and “Cabrales” for flute, bassoon, and guitar. It was really great to add such a rich low timbre to…

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