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Muriel Anderson

Widely respected as the premier woman fingerstyle guitarist on the scene today, Muriel Anderson is the first woman to have won the National Fingerpicking Guitar Championship. Her show presents virtuosic guitar work from Spanish flamenco and Japanese Koto music to the Beatles, and to her own adventurous compositions, mixed with a gentle sense of humor. Muriel is the founder of the "Muriel Anderson's ALL STAR GUITAR NIGHT®" and the Music for Life Alliance.

Recordings and Publications A prolific composer, Muriel has recently completed commissioned works for the Nashville Chamber Orchestra and Vox Caelestis Womens Choir. She has released seven CD's in the US and three in Japan, two videos, and has authored numerous articles and instructional books. Her music for guitar and cello “Theme for Two Friends” has received widespread acclaim, and her “Heartstrings” cassette traveled as far as outer space, accompanying the astronauts on a space shuttle mission.

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Muriel Anderson

Read "Muriel Anderson" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


Six Bars Jail, SMS Serpiolle, Firenze, 30.09.2010 Muriel Anderson, chitarrista figlia d'arte (il padre era sassofonista, la madre insegnante di piano), nata in Illinois ma oggi residente a Nashville è in primo piano sulla scena da oltre vent'anni, da quando cioè nel 1989 è stata la prima donna a vincere il National Fingerpicking Guitar Championship. In ...

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Tierra Negra: New World Flamenco

Read "New World Flamenco" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose


The spry flamenco guitars of Ebert and Henrichs are warm and sometimes seem to blow very hot, like desert winds that fill the empty quarters in the mind's ear. On New World Flamenco, the sixth album by the German duo Tierra Negra and an all-star cast that includes the harpist Muriel Anderson, bassist Victor Wooten, bassist ...

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Tierra Negra & Muriel Anderson: New World Flamenco

Read "New World Flamenco" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza


Flamenco music came out of Andalucía in Southern Spain to spread its vibrant and majestic rhythm across the world. Time brought in changes, as the music absorbed different styles and approaches. Flamenco Nuevo, as the name suggests, is an approach that wraps in modern sounds into an ancient genre. Two of its protagonists, Raughi Ebert and ...


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