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No instrument has spoken in more voices to more people than the guitar, and over the past decade no festival has sought out the modulations in those voices and the range of the guitar’s cultural expressions than the New York Guitar Festival.
Following its success since 1999 (with rave reviews in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Jazz Times as well as sister festivals in Urbana, Illinois and Adelaide Australia), the New York Guitar Festival announces its tenth season of concert performances, January 8 though February 4, 2010.

The festival boasts over 30 exceptional guitarists of jazz, classical, rock, traditional, and avant garde styles. Participating venues include Merkin Concert Hall, The 92nd Street Y, The World Financial Center’s Winter Garden, Le Poisson Rouge and Barbes. Concerts range from an all-day Guitar Marathon interpreting the music of J.S. Bach and his contemporaries, (featuring, among other internationally-famous musicians, the Brazilian Guitar Quartet, Paul O’Dette, Ana Vidovic, Eliot Fisk, Paul Galbraith and Nigel North) to the Hindustani slide guitar music of Debashish Bhattacharya. (more…)

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Debashish Bhattacharya will be touring the USA & Canada during September and October.

TOUR DATES
26 September Capilano College, Vancouver , British Columbia, Canada
27 September Alix Goolden Hall, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
29 – 30 September Jazz Alley, Seattle WA
1 October Yoshi’s, San Francisco, CA
3 October Jain Temple Auditorium, Milpitas, CA
4 October Schulman Auditorium, Carlsbad, CA
9 – 11 October Richmond Folk Festival, Richmond, VA
12 – 16 October Workshop, Hartford, CT
16 October Charter Oak, Hartford, CT
17 October Calvary Church, Philadelphia, PA
18 October University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
19 – 20 October Pittsburgh workshops, Pittsburgh, PA
21 October Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
23 October Indian Society Auditorium, Lawton

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Here are the results to our Grammy poll for Best Traditional World Music Album. Voting took place from January 26th through February 1st.

Field 16 — World Music, Category 74
Best Traditional World Music Album (Vocal or Instrumental.)

Who should win the Grammy?

Who WILL win the Grammy?

Thanks for voting. Try our next poll: Best Contemporary World Music Album.

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Field 16 — World Music, Category 74
Best Traditional World Music Album (Vocal or Instrumental.)

Vote for your Grammy favorite…

And make a prediction…

February 2: Voting has closed for this poll. See the results.

We’ll run this poll for a week, then do other Grammy categories. Results will be posted each Monday when the next poll starts.

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