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About Garrison

Garrison Fewell is a guitarist, composer, author, educator and poet. He is currently a Professor at Berklee College of Music since 1977 and tours the globe giving workshops, lectures and performances. Garrison is a practicing SGI Nichiren Buddhist, speaks Italian and French, and is a wine collector and writer.

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival Oct. 25-28, 2013

Garrison Fewell Quartet at the Triskel Art Center – Christ Church Garrison Fewell – guitar Matt Marvuglio – flute Mia Olson – flute Alex davis – bass Stephen Keogh – drums PS: The concert was magical, really beautiful. We played … Continue reading

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Garrison Fewell / Pandelis Karayorgis / Luther Gray

Wednesday Sept. 25th 8-9:00 pm I’m playing with a great creative improvising music trio at the Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge st, Inman Sq., Cambridge. I’m on guitar and just about anything else I can find, Pandelis Karayorgis on piano and Luther … Continue reading

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A quote from Jim Hall

“Garrison is an amazingly complete musician, what a great role model for guitarists everywhere.” – Jim Hall A quote by guitarist Jim Hall, one of my musical mentors, sent to my editor on the occasion of publishing my 2005 book, Jazz … Continue reading

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Tango Fuego Quartet w/ Garrison Fewell Aug. 4th

Jazz in Maggiore Festival August 4th, 2013 Tango Fuego Quartet with Garrison Fewell at the Sala Mostre di Piazzale Luraschi in Porto Ceresio, Italy at 9:00pm Tango Fuego Quartet con Garrison Fewell domenica 4 ore 21 nella Sala Mostre di Piazzale Luraschi a … Continue reading

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Clusone Jazz Quartet – July 25th: AWESOME!!

A truly awesome concert with Tino Tracanna, Max Milesi, Enrico Merlin and me. We played a cool version of Jimmy Giuffre’s Train and the River with Enrico on acoustic Delta slide guitar and me w/ metal box and drop D … Continue reading

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July Concerts in Italy

My upcoming concerts in Italy: July 13 in duo with bassist Giulio Corini @ Vino Veritas, Bergamo July 23 in quartet w/ Tino Tracanna (sax), Attilio Zanchi (bass), Stefano Bertoli (drums) – Gorle (Bergamo) July 25 Clusone Jazz Festival w/ Tino Tracanna, Massimiliano … Continue reading

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Estuaries, a new CD by Steve Swell, Andrew Raffo Dewar, Garrison Fewell

Estuaries is OUT NOW !  I just got 25 copies from Italy – enough for 24 friends! Price: $15 plus $3 shipping in the US: total $18 via paypal Email for a copy:            

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House Concert Saturday April 27, 8:00pm

House Concert on Saturday April 27 at 8:00pm Set #1: Eric Hofbauer – Garrison Fewell guitar duo Set #2: Quartet featuring: Jim Hobbs, alto sax Jacob William, bass Luther Gray, drums Garrison Fewell, guitar If you’d like to attend the … Continue reading

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Saturday, April 13th, 2013   —- DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT —- “Dialogue is a life-to-life exchange that can open another’s heart and mind; it is the music of life’s inner realm that creates a resonance of conscience.” — Daisaku Ikeda

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3/2013: books I’m reading… absorbing

1) Music and Altered States – David Aldirdge. Music as a means of changing states of consciousness… Talks about spirituality vs. religion, world cultures, transcendence. Also a music therapist.       2) Conversations – William Parker. Just as it … Continue reading

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