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FINGERSTYLE GUITAR CHAMPION DON ROSS COMES TO WINDSOR JANUARY 19!

Posted January 2, 2013 @ 7:40PM

churcHouse Presents… Don Ross with special guest Brooke Miller - January 19th, 2013. At Place Concorde (Main entrance) , 7515 Forest Glade Dr, Windsor, Phone: (519) 948-7704 – Tickets $20 in advance $25 at the door.

Visit www.churchouse.ca for details. Doors open at 7:30 pm, all ages, free parking. Sponsored by Radiant Maiden Tattoo Shop, Tecumseh Music Centre, Riverside Guitar Shop,The Lesson Lounge, Villains Beastro, Molson / Coors Brewery and churcHouse.

Don Ross, is a Canadian fingerstyle guitarist noted for the emotion and intensity of his playing as well as his use of extended technique.His music borrows from blues, jazz, folk and classical music creating a style that he describes as "heavy wood". Ross is the only person to twice win the U.S. National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship (1988 and 1996). His album Huron Street reached the top ten on the Billboard new age chart.

In the liner notes to Ross' 2003 album Robot Monster, Bruce Cockburn writes, "Nobody does what Don Ross does with an acoustic guitar. He takes the corners so fast you think he's going to roll, but he never loses control."

Don has toured regularly since 1989, across Canada, the USA, a dozen European countries, Japan, Taiwan, China, Australia, Russia and India. He has played with symphony orchestras in Canada and Germany, and collaborated live and on recording with Andy McKee, Canadian singer/guitarist Brooke Miller, & Toronto bassist Jordan O’Connor. He also composes scores for television, radio and film, and does production and recording engineering for a variety of other musicians. In addition to acoustic guitar, Don also plays electric guitar, slide dobro and lapsteel guitar, voice, piano, keyboards, bass guitar and drums.

Don grew up in Montreal, lived for many years in the Toronto area, spent the last several years in Halifax, and now is based in both Montreal and Berlin.

churcHouse is a team facilitating a network for artists, focused on perfecting the art of performance and presentation. Striving to bring local artists together to perform and to share while going national, bringing our shows and friends to new scenes. churcHouse also works closely with artists and bands to create intimate and personalized custom productions.


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