Great Guitars

Masters Guy Strazz and Mark Johns take you on a musical journey of light and shade through engaging and entertaining original compositions as well as arrangements of classic Brazilian, Pop, Jazz standards and more.

Guy Strazz and Mark Johns

SOUNDS

Mandela by Guy Strazz – APRA (Australasian Performing Rights) Awar
Don’t Know Why by Norah Jones (Guy Strazz arrangement)
Lamentos Do Morro by Garoto (Brazilian samba)
Fijindia by Guy Strazz

Guy Strazz is a renowned master guitarist and awarded composer. He is at home playing diverse styles of music – from classical to funk and jazz to samba and bossa nova. He has appeared worldwide as featured artist at many festivals, including India’s Jazz Yatra, the Adelaide International Guitar Festival and the Melbourne International Jazz Festival. His associations include guitarists Martin Taylor, Slava Grigoryan and Mike Stern as well as jazz luminaries Vince Jones and Don Burrows. A recipient of several music/recording awards, he has released 10 albums on ABC Jazz and other labels. His current project include the Acoustic Wonderland Band, and AURA with percussionist David Jones. Guy’s music was featured on Michael Dillon’s Ocean to Sky doco about Sir Edmund Hillary, which just won Best Australian Documentary at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival.


Mark Johns is one of the world’s most renowned session guitarists and performers. As the ultimate all round player he has recorded and toured with artists including Jeff Beck, Faith Hill, Whitney Houston, Enrique Iglesias, Sting, Mariane Faithful, Julie Driscoll, John Dankworth and Cleo Laine. Mark is as versatile a composer as he is a guitarist. His music can be heard on television series such as Absolutely Fabulous, Bottom, Monarch of the Glen and French and Saunders. Other television credits include: Down to Earth, Coupling, The Ralph Little Show, The Johnny Vaughan Show, The Ben Elton Show, The Lenny Henry Show, Films include Gangsta No.1, Best and Four Weddings and a Funeral.

Contact: guystrazz3@bigpond.com (Tel:+61 414317967)

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Artists’ Equipment

Own BOSE PA system

Acoustic and electric Guitars

Mic stands and mics

Venue Requirements

Stage

Two x comfortable chairs with straight back, no arm rests

1 x Extension cord if power point is far from the stage

Artist room

Rider: water/soft drink/tea