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Michael Opolko
Toronto Parkdale-High Park
Guitar Teacher/Performer - classical jazz
Interests: Combining classical, jazz, folk and popular music, Latin jazz, Cuban, functional theory and making it work.
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Well summer is almost upon us and that means jazz festival time .I'd like to list the fairly nearby events and highlight some of the musicians (guitarists if possible) in order to plan ahead to attend between vacation and work.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2013 at Guitaristically
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Jan 31, 2013
There are many music/jazz festivals being staged this summer. Here are a few contacts. August 10 - 12 www.oakvillejazz.ca August 18, 19 www.markhamjazzfestival.com September 21 -23 www.montereyjazzfestival.org California, USA Have fun. Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2012 at Guitaristically
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This stop on my vacation in Spain took me to the guitar maker in a small town known as Gata de Gorgos near Alicante on the east coast. Aside from the perfect sunny weather the pretty town offered everything a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2012 at Guitaristically
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Joe Pass was the the son of Mariano Passalaqua a Sicilian born steel mill worker. Although the family was not 'musical' Joe showed great ability at an early age and was given his first guitar - a Harmony -when he... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2011 at Guitaristically
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