Jazz Guitar Masters Unite: Pasquale Grasso, Rodney Jones, Yotam Silberstein, and Ed Cherry Join the Inaugural Guitar Masters Festival Lineup

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The Guitar Masters Festival, founded by Charles Carlini, annually celebrates and elevates the art of guitar playing, uniting enthusiasts from diverse musical backgrounds. Taking place from April 26 to 29 in iconic New York City venues, this harmonious convergence of extraordinary guitar talent invites musicians and fans alike to immerse themselves in the enchanting world of guitar music, recognizing the profound impact of this instrument on the musical landscape.

NEW YORK, NY — February 7 — The Inaugural Guitar Masters Festival, presented by Charles Carlini Presents, is set to captivate audiences from April 26-29, as it brings together some of the world’s finest guitarists for a four-day extravaganza across premier venues in New York City. Today, festival founder Charles Carlini announced the addition of four extraordinary jazz guitarists, Pasquale Grasso, Rodney Jones, Yotam Silberstein, and Ed Cherry, who will headline the final night of the festival on April 29 at Zinc Bar, located at 82 West 3rd Street in the heart of Greenwich Village.

Charles Carlini, the visionary founder of Charles Carlini Presents, expressed his excitement about the festival:

“We are thrilled to welcome Pasquale Grasso, Rodney Jones, Yotam Silberstein, and Ed Cherry to the lineup of the Inaugural Guitar Masters Festival. These phenomenal artists bring unparalleled talent and innovation to the stage, embodying the spirit of the festival. Their performances promise to be a highlight of this extraordinary four-day event.”

The final night at Zinc Bar will feature three diverse segments, each showcasing the unique skills and mastery of the guitar by Grasso, Jones, Silberstein, and Cherry. The evening will culminate in a collaborative performance by Silberstein and Cherry, promising a straight-ahead jazz spectacle that will undoubtedly leave audiences in awe.

Meet the Jazz Guitar Masters:

Pasquale Grasso: A virtuoso guitarist hailed by critics as one of the greatest modern jazz guitarists, Pasquale Grasso is known for his technical prowess and deep understanding of the jazz tradition. His innovative approach to the instrument has garnered him acclaim worldwide.

Rodney Jones: Renowned for his versatile style and impeccable technique, Rodney Jones has left an indelible mark on the jazz scene. With a career spanning decades, Jones has collaborated with legends like Dizzy Gillespie, Lena Horne, and James Brown, showcasing his ability to navigate diverse musical landscapes.

Yotam Silberstein: An internationally acclaimed guitarist and composer, Yotam Silberstein seamlessly blends traditional and modern jazz styles. With a captivating stage presence, Silberstein has performed alongside jazz luminaries such as James Moody and Monty Alexander, establishing himself as a force in contemporary jazz.

Ed Cherry: A distinguished guitarist with a rich musical history, Ed Cherry has played with icons like Dizzy Gillespie and Paquito D’Rivera. His soulful playing and inventive style have made him a sought-after collaborator in the jazz world.

Don’t miss this unforgettable night of jazz mastery as these four extraordinary guitarists come together for the Inaugural Guitar Masters Festival. Join us on April 29 at Zinc Bar for an evening that promises to be a celebration of unparalleled talent, innovation, and the timeless artistry of jazz guitar.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit https://guitarmastersfestival.com/.

 

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About Guitar Masters Festival:

The Guitar Masters Festival, founded by Charles Carlini, annually celebrates and elevates the art of guitar playing, uniting enthusiasts from diverse musical backgrounds. Taking place from April 25 to 29 in iconic New York City venues, this harmonious convergence of extraordinary guitar talent invites musicians and fans alike to immerse themselves in the enchanting world of guitar music, recognizing the profound impact of this instrument on the musical landscape.

About Charles Carlini Presents:

Charles Carlini Presents is a 501(c)(3) Not-For-Profit concert promoter dedicated to curating exceptional live experiences that captivate audiences worldwide. With a commitment to showcasing top-tier talent across various genres, Charles Carlini Presents strives to create unforgettable moments for music enthusiasts. For more information, visit https://charlescarlinipresents.com/.

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