Grammy winning fingerstpicking team Acoustic Guitar Summit — Mark Hanson, Doug Smith, Terry Robb — bring their serene and blistering licks to the venerable Artichoke Music of Portland, Great teamwork displayed by three award-winning soloist. To be heard and SEEN!!
Mark & Greta bring their playful mix of jazz, Americana, originals and eclectic pop to the City Park in The Dalles, Oregon, July 19, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Address: 707 Union St.
Mark plays a solo concert at the Wolf Laurel community near the North Carolina/Tennessee border in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Mark teaches and performs at the Swannanoa Gathering Guitar Week in Asheville, NC, July 23-29. https://swangathering.com
Mark & Greta concertize at the historic McLean House in their hometown of West Linn, Ore., on June 16 from 5:30-6:45 pm. Doors open at 5:00. Address: 5350 River St. West Linn 97068. Tix: tinyurl.com/WLLibraryFoundation
In the acoustic guitar world — outside of jazz and strict classical — we seldom use certain parts of the “Circle of Fifths.” We prefer to stick to the half of the Circle that uses open strings. Hence my “Semi-Circle of Fifths” term.
The term “Pull-Off” is a Misnomer!
Mark Hanson presents his “Fingerstyle Guitar — Through the Ages” workshop. Tab handouts included!
Anticipation is SO important in playing music. Your brain must be ahead of your fingers.
Mark Hanson and his fingerstyle guitar virtuoso partners Doug Smith and Terry Robb perform for the second time at the Manzanita House Concert Series in Manzanita, Oregon., December 17.