David Rogers, Classical crossover guitar - Classical / Spanish Guitarist - Eugene, Oregon

David Rogers, Classical crossover guitar - Classical / Spanish Guitarist | Eugene, Oregon

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Country: United States
Based In: Eugene, Oregon
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Termed, ‘a prominent guitarist,’ by the New York Times, David Rogers Fuses classical, jazz, early, and world music elements into powerful, moving and virtuosic performances.
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SOLO GUITARIST DAVID ROGERS
Termed, ‘a prominent guitarist,’ by the New York Times, David Rogers Fuses
classical, jazz, early, and world music elements into powerful, moving and
virtuosic performances.
The Washington Post has praised his ‘astonishingly florid’ improvisations. He has been
called a 'modern master’ of the classical guitar' by 20th Century Guitar. Classics
today.com has praised his ‘first rate instrumental artistry,’ and the Lute Society of
America Quarterly has called his technique ‘formidable.’
He is an endorsing artist ...

Set-List

Folia
After the Goldrush
Paint it Black
Winter Sunrise
BWV 1006a
Here, There and Everywhere
Hey Jude
I Will
Virgilio
Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Asturias (Leyenda)
and many, many more...

Biography

Recently termed, ‘a prominent guitarist,’ by the New York Times, David Rogers Fuses classical, jazz, early, and world music elements into powerful, moving and virtuosic performances based on both original and traditional repertoire.
The Washington Post has praised his ‘astonishingly florid’ improvisations. He has been called a 'modern master’ of the classical guitar' by 20th Century Guitar. Classics today.com has praised his ‘first rate instrumental artistry,’ and the Lute Society of America Quarterly has called his technique ‘formidable.’
He is an endorsing artist for GHS ...

Reviews     (2 Reviews)

David Rogers, Classical crossover guitar - Classical / Spanish Guitarist - Eugene, Oregon Event Location: New York City, Club Bonafide Event Type: NYC Club Bonafide performance 2nd May 2018
“…The guitar solos were also outstanding with Rogers performing arrangements of J.S. Bach and Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah, among other lovely pieces…” Eleni Sakellis, The National Herald, NYC
Reviewed by: Eleni Sakellis
David Rogers, Classical crossover guitar - Classical / Spanish Guitarist - Eugene, Oregon Event Location: Smithsonian Institution, Washingon DC. Freer-Sackler Gallery Event Type: Smithsonian Institution, Concert
“…Playing the vihuela (a guitar relative), David Rogers held everything together with a few poignant plucks, vigorous strumming and the occasional astonishingly florid solo…” Washington Post
Reviewed by: Washington Post (Newspaper) DC

Experience

David W. Rogers
265 Brookside Drive
Eugene, OR 97405
541-840-7074
zigartha@gmail.com
http://www.davidrogersguitar.com/
http://www.ghsstrings.com/users/2582858
MUSICAL EDUCATION
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Doctoral program in Early Music/Lute, 1988-91.
Completed major coursework for the DM degree.
Studied lute and historical performance practice under Thomas Binkley, viola da gamba with Wendy Gillespie, performed in the IU Baroque Orchestra under Stanley Ritchie and in the Renaissance Music Ensemble under Eva Legêne. Graduate Assistant and Scholarship Recipie ...

Previous Clients

21 years working as a musician in professional equity theater. Numerous corporate/event engagements, etc.

Suitable for

Bar / Bat Mitzvah Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christening Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Dinner Party Jewish Wedding Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Trade Show / Exhibitions

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