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Peter Sprague

Born in Cleveland, Ohio on October 11, 1955, Peter Sprague was raised in Colorado until 1963, when his family moved to Del Mar, California. Inspired by his father's love of jazz, he took up the guitar when he was twelve. By the age of fifteen he was devoting all his time and energy to learning music. He studied with San Diego jazz guitarist Bill Coleman, played in his high school stage band, and formed his first group, the Minor Jazz Quartet. Following a year's study at the Interlochen Arts Academy, Sprague studied privately and performed around the San Diego area until 1976. That year found him moving to Boston to study with many notable musicians including Pat Metheny, Madame Chaloff and Albin Czak (a classical guitarist)

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Peter Sprague String Consort: Dr. Einstein's Spin

Read "Dr. Einstein's Spin" reviewed by Robert Bush

Composer/guitarist Peter Sprague isn't well-known, but there are few musicians operating at his level; he counts pianist Chick Corea, bassist Charlie Haden and fellow six-stringer Pat Metheny among his enthusiastic supporters.One of his ongoing projects, The Peter Sprague String Consort, represents a true marriage of jazz trio with string quartet, and the ensemble is ...

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Bachsters Meet Bopsters for a Second Show!

Bachsters Meet Bopsters for a Second Show!

Hello Friends, the miraculous flexibility of the web has once again illuminated the possibilities of this new world. Dig this, yesterday we had the idea of expanding the music and as a result of your enthusiastic and kind response we’re going for a SECOND SHOW!!! Hahaahhhaa, we’re on! So, to recap—our String Consort group, which ...


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