GUY STRAZZ teaches at Stratford Music
Guitar Master, Composer, Performer and PhD Guy Strazz is teaching at Stratford Music starting Term 4!
Thursday Timeslots Available! All Ages!
Guy Strazz is an acknowledged master jazz guitarist, and awarded composer.
Musically, his work navigates modern jazz and World jazz influenced by Afro-Brazilian music and Indian classical music.
Guy has taught at Macquarie University, the University of New South Wales, the Australian Institute of Music and Avondale Conservatorium.
He has appeared as featured artist at Jazz Yatra (Mumbai), Jakarta Jazz, Perth and Adelaide Arts Festivals, Clusone Jazz Festival (Italy), Japan World Expo, the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne and Wangaratta Jazz festivals and the Adelaide International Guitar Festival.
He has worked with luminaries such as Tommy Emmanuel, Matt McMahon, Sandy Evans and Dale Barlow. Indian musicians Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, and Pt. Ashok Roy, guitarists Martin Taylor, Slava Grigoryan and Mike Stern.
Guy is a recipient of several awards, including a Jazz APRA, two APRA Nominations, an Australian Independent Recording Jazz Nomination (AIR 2008), an Indie Acoustic Project nomination Best Global Beat Asia (USA 2006), and the prestigious Australia Council for the Arts Music Fellowship. He has released 10 albums as a leader featuring his compositions (Universal Music Publishing).
He holds a Masters and a PhD in music.