guitar http://wamc.org en Sharon Isbin Guitar Passions Tour http://wamc.org/post/sharon-isbin-guitar-passions-tour <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Three master guitarists meet to perform an exquisite evening of classical, jazz and Latin music. Classical guitarist <a href="http://www.sharonisbin.com/‎">Sharon Isbin</a> is joined by the iconic jazz master <a href="http://www.stanleyjordan.com/‎">Stanley Jordan</a> and Brazil’s leading guitarist <a href="http://www.romerolubambo.com/‎">Romero Lubambo</a>.</p><p>The Guitar Passions tour will make two stops in our region early next month - at <a href="http://www.theegg.org">The Egg</a> in Albany, NY on 2/5 and at <a href="http://www.bardavon.org/‎">The Bardavon</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Poughkeepsie, NY on 2/7.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sharon Isbin&nbsp;joins us to tell us more.</span></p><p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 82798 at http://wamc.org Sharon Isbin Guitar Passions Tour Touring Exhibit Explores History And Science Of The Guitar http://wamc.org/post/touring-exhibit-explores-history-and-science-guitar <p>A touring exhibition celebrating the world’s most recognizable and influential musical instrument, the guitar, opened today in Springfield Massachusetts.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> The exhibit at the Springfield Museums is a mix of art, history, science and pop culture. It shows the evolution of &nbsp;string instruments from the guitar’s early ancestors, &nbsp;the first appearance of &nbsp;the now familiar guitar curve shape in the 1400s ,and the best selling modern designs by American &nbsp;guitar makers, Martin, Fender and Gibson.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:34:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 56071 at http://wamc.org Touring Exhibit Explores History And Science Of The Guitar Paco Peña at The Bardavon 1/20 http://wamc.org/post/paco-pe-bardavon-120 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As guitarist, composer, dramatist, producer and artistic mentor, </span>Paco<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Peña<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, has transformed perceptions of this Flamenco Spanish art form. His company of musicians and dancers has been dazzling audiences for decades.</span></p><p>The Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company will perform at <a href="http://www.bardavon.org">The Bardavon</a> in Poughkeepsie, NY on January 20th.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 55845 at http://wamc.org Paco Peña at The Bardavon 1/20