David Rogers plays a show based around Spanish guitar favorites, virtuosic covers of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah, Suzanne and Sisters of Mercy and The Rolling Stones' Wild Horses and Under My Thumb... as well as music by the Beatles, J.S. Bach and Chick Corea, etc.
Recently termed, 'a prominent guitarist,' by the New York Times, David Rogers Fuses classical, jazz and world music elements into powerful, moving and virtuosic performances based on both original compositions and traditional repertoire. The Washington Post has praised his 'astonishingly florid' improvisations. He has been called a 'modern master' of the classical guitar' by 20th Century Guitar. Classics Today has praised his 'first rate instrumental artistry,' and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has written-'David Rogers played like a lead guitarist in a rock band. He laced the likes of De el pobo with improvised, speedy solos way up into the wailing region of the fingerboard'
He is an endorsing artist for GHS Strings and his compositions have been featured in major guitar magazines such as Fingerstyle Guitar in the United States and Akustic Gitarre, in Germany.
His solo and ensemble performances have been broadcast on American National Public Radio and Bayrische Rundfunk, including both the nationally syndicated Performance Today (live performance/interview in Washington D.C. NPR studio 4A) and Harmonia programs. David has recorded for Dorian, Callisto and Focus Recordings. He has given concerts and taught master classes throughout North America, including performances and classes at the San Francisco Conservatory, the University of Southern California and the Interlochen National Arts Academy.
The Woodshed at Keith Holland Guitars (View)
16905 Roberts Rd
Los Gatos, CA 95032
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