Two Virtuosos of the guitar, the Scottish World-Jazz guitarist and composer David MacGregor, and Cuban Classical guitarist Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas, get together in an exclusive series of concerts to present an avant-garde project combining original music as well as Cuban, Classical and Jazz. The two musicians share the stage playing a mixture of guitar duets and solo pieces, as well as narrating interesting experiences through the show. Their relaxed stage presence and amazing skills on their instruments create a truly unique, intimate, fresh and interesting experience for any music lovers. This will be a night of professionalism, extraordinary ability on the instrument and amazing improvisational skills, The perfect opportunity for people of different generations to get together and enjoy a wonderful night of Music.
On 21st September Ahmed Dickinson will start in London a series of performances and master classes that will take him through Europe, Canada and the US. The performances, called the Cuban Guitar Series, will be packed with premieres and aim to promote the work by Cuban composers from diverse generations and styles including Leo Brouwer, "Latin Grammy" winner Yalil Guerra, Eduardo Martín, Luis Manuel Molina and Jose Antonio Rojas. The performances include:
Music Academy of Gdansk, Poland - 14th November 2014
Cornel School of Contemporary Music, Shepherd University, LA, USA - 14th February 2015
Maison de L'etudiant. L'universite Via la Domita. Perpignan, France - 24th February 2015
On Friday 19th September Ahmed Dickinson was interviewed by Nikki Bedi on the Late Show (BBC London 94.9). He also played live and commented on his upcoming tour the Cuban Guitar Series. The Late show is an artisan blend of news, reviews, entertainment and the talk of late night London. LISTEN HERE
The Cubafilin Records online shop launched in August 2014 with both recordings and scores available for instant purchase.
Since 2008 Cubafilin Records has been dedicated to promoting recordings of great music from Cuba. We have now expanded by presenting the latest scores from genius composers Leo Brouwer, Eduardo Martin and very soon the late Jose Antonio (Ñico) Rojas amongst others. In the coming months Cubafilin Records will begin to represent and feature other talented composers and artists as it is our goal to champion visionary music that possesses both integrity and commercial and universal value.