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Sunday
Nov022014

Classical meets Jazz in Scotland

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.

8th November - Birnam Arts Centre, Station Road, Birnam, Dunkeld, Perthshire PH8 0DS, Tickets £12/10/£5 under 16's - 8:00pm

9th November - The Vodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street, Edimburg EH2 2AA, Tickets £10- 7:15pm

 

Saturday
Sep202014

THE CUBAN GUITAR SERIES 

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:

The Forge, London - 21st September

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

 

Sunday
Sep072014

Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas on Radio BBC London

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

Saturday
Aug232014

Ahmed Dickinson launches Cubafilin Records.

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. 


Visit us on:  http://cubafilin.comhttps://www.facebook.com/cubafilinrecords

https://twitter.com/cubafilin 

Tuesday
Aug052014

Ahmed Dickinson at St Martin in the Fields

 

Ahmed comes back to St Martin in the Fields. This time championing the work by Cuban composers with a lunchtime summer recital in this prestigious venue at the heart of London. The repertoire comprises works by Luis Manuel Molina, Leo Brouwer, Eduardo Martin and Jose Antonio Rojas.

Tuesday 12th August, 1pm, Trafalgar Square.