CLASSICAL/JAZZ GUITAR DUO, TONY HARMON AND
NATHAN TOWNE IN CONCERT SATURDAY MAY 18, 7:30 AT THE TRIANON THEATRE.
TICKETS FOR THIS CONCERT ARE AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE. CLICK HERE:
Tony Harmon is an internationally celebrated concert guitarist and composer who performs on tour and has appeared on numerous television shows and as part of special events across the globe. He composed and performed the musical soundtrack for ABC television's "The William Randolph Hearst Story" and performed for President Ronald and Nancy Reagan.
Nathan Towne took up the guitar as a teenager, studied jazz guitar and began cutting his teeth as a solo guitarist on the Central Coast in wineries, restaurants, clubs and private events. In 2009, Nathan met Tony Harmon and began performing and composing with him. Together and with great acclaim, they opened at the 2015 La Guitarra California Festival for the Romero Quartet. Nathan lives in Northern Michigan where he works as a solo guitarist, composer, recording musician, and music teacher.
Here is an example of their artistry, as they play their own original composition, "Thing-a-ma-jig":
KREMONA SOLOIST P65c GUITAR RAFFLE
TICKETS FOR SALE DURING OUR FINAL TWO CONCERTS AT $10 A PIECE FOR THIS QUALITY GUITAR-Winning ticket will be drawn at our May 18 concert. Winner need not be present to be eligible.
Honduras cedar neck
52mm neck width at nut
650mm scale length
Kremona gig bag
Once a month, except in December, the society hosts an open mic at which guitarists of all ages and abilities try out their latest efforts in a welcoming atmosphere. You can perform or just enjoy the music. It is free of charge. We meet from 7 to 9 pm at San Jose's Vineland Library at 1450 Blossom Hill Road.
we have been recording the open mic performances and, if the guitarist agrees, posting them on our YouTube and Facebook pages and on Instagram. Check out examples:
SBGS YouTube Open Mic page
. The host for
the May open mic is Kenny Hill of the Hill Guitar Company.
Please join us on Tuesday, May 28.
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SBGS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit (federal id 77-0414012). Your membership is tax deductible. You can
, or mail your donation to: SBGS, P.O. Box 321269, Los Gatos, CA 95023. Does your employer provide matching donations? Please check!