David Gaudreau - Modern CG composer - Recommended

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David Gaudreau - Modern CG composer - Recommended

Post by halfbeat » Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:14 am

Recently discovered this French-Canadian guitarist and really enjoy his music. It's in the folksy-classical style of Andrew York, Pat Coldrick et al.
If your public library participates in Freegal, there are two albums you can snag there for free (with some duplicate tunes for some reason), and I found a few other very nice tunes elsewhere on another album titled Portait.

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Re: David Gaudreau - Modern CG composer - Recommended

Post by Tom Phillips » Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:45 pm

He has some nice pieces. Do you know if they are inspired at all by French folk music?

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Re: David Gaudreau - Modern CG composer - Recommended

Post by dory » Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:19 am

I should check him out. I am currently enjoying Yvon Demillac and have been on a binge of sorts but am now interested in finding someone new.
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Re: David Gaudreau - Modern CG composer - Recommended

Post by dory » Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:28 am

Thanks to you I just discovered a song of his on youtube-- Cantabile that I think would be fun to learn.
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Re: David Gaudreau - Modern CG composer - Recommended

Post by dory » Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:24 pm

In case you can't guess I am loving contemporary pieces right now. So fun!
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Re: David Gaudreau - Modern CG composer - Recommended

Post by halfbeat » Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:26 am

Tom Phillips wrote:
Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:45 pm
He has some nice pieces. Do you know if they are inspired at all by French folk music?
Tom, that's very cool that you checked him out... maybe he'll notice he's being discussed here and answer your question... I'm not familiar enough with pop/folk music history myself to respond.

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Re: David Gaudreau - Modern CG composer - Recommended

Post by halfbeat » Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:27 am

dory wrote:
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:24 pm
In case you can't guess I am loving contemporary pieces right now. So fun!
Nice one, Dory! I also love Cantabile, and there are at least a dozen more I think are as excellent.

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