amy brandon

guitarist . composer

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Sculptural and evocative, guitarist Amy Brandon's solo compositions and improvised pieces draw from the worlds of jazz, classical and electroacoustic music. 

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New Album -  'Scavenger'

Electroacoustic, jazz and classical guitar  featuring guest guitarists Roddy ElliasMike Rud and vocalist Laura Swankey.

 

THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD BOOK

Research in guitar fretboard skill acquisition presented at the

IGRC Conference 2016 and published in part by Just Jazz Guitar May 2016


Paper, appendices and references available here.

Upcoming Concerts


  • October 22, 2016: Duo concert with guitarist Bill Rodgers at the Visual Voice Gallery, Truro, NS 7.30pm
  • October 15, 2016: Solo concert with virtual sculpture by Shannon Novak at Fort Massey Church, Halifax, NS 8pm & 9.30pm
  • October 1, 2016: Duo concert with pianist Bill Stevenson at the Visual Voice Gallery, Truro, NS 7.30pm
  • September 10, 2016: Duo concert with guitarist Jake Hanlon at the Visual Voice Gallery, Truro, NS 7.30pm
  • May 17-June 3: Associate Artist Residency with Myra Melford at The Atlantic Centre for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
  • May 16, 2016: Solo performance at The Music Gallery as part of ISIM Conference, Toronto, ON
  • April 3, 2016: Solo concert & lecture @ the Halifax Jazz Festival Spring Series, Sackville Library, Nova Scotia
  • March 31, 2016: Tyshawn Sorey Conduction @ The Met Breuer, New York, NY
  • March 22, 2016: Paper @ the International Guitar Research Centre Conference, University of Surrey, UK
  • March 3-9, 2016: Poster @ Virtuosity Interdisciplinary Symposium, Liszt Academy, Budapest, Hungary
  • January 31st, 2016: Canadian Tour with Radio Intro @ Array Space, Toronto, ON 8pm. As part of the Somewhere There Series
  • January 30th, 2016: Canadian Tour with Radio Intro @ Freiman Hall, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON 8pm
  • January 29th, 2016: Canadian Tour with Radio Intro @ Knox Hall, Kensington Presbyterian Church, Montreal, QC 8pm CANCELLED
  • January 28th, 2016: Canadian Tour with Radio Intro @ The Music Room, Halifax, NS 7pm.
  • January 27th, 2016: Canadian Tour with Radio Intro @ Lunenburg Academy, Lunenburg, NS 7pm.
  • January 8th, 2016: Open Waters Festival @ Sir James Dunn Theatre,  Halifax, NS 7.30pm

contact:          amygbrandon@gmail.com            

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