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Oxley Meier

Oxley and Meier Guitar Masterclass

Sunday 12 May 2019
3.00pm - 5.00pm

Reading Music Centre, Stoneham Court, 100 Cockney Hill, Reading, RG30 4EZ

ONLY £20

Course Leader: Jack Rowe

Oxley Meier

Berkshire Maestros is delighted to bring two guitar masters to Reading Music Centre to deliver this unmissable masterclass. Pete Oxley and Nicolas Meier will show the vitality and versatility of guitar and demonstrate its use across a dazzling range of music genres including jazz, rock, Latin, Middle Eastern music and more. Using a range of different instruments and various styles the two will enchant students with the variety of sounds, moods and textures their music can create.

This inspiring and interactive workshop offers an excellent opportunity for students of guitar at any level to experience the wide range of guitar music and see how the instrument contributes to so many musical genres. Students will have the opportunity to observe these guitar masters within an unusually intimate setting and are certain to be amazed and enchanted by what Oxley and Meier can do with a guitar. The two will also talk about their work including their latest album ‘The Alluring Ascent’ – released in March 2019.

To find out more about this album, and about Oxley Meier in general, please see their website here.

Great value at only £20, this Sunday afternoon workshop is not to be missed.

REGISTER HERE and PAY HERE

Click here for a map to the location of Reading Music Centre, RG30 4EZ

Any questions? Please email us admin@berkshiremaestros.org.uk - always happy to help.

Oxley Meier

Pete Oxley

​Pete began his musical career in Paris in the mid ‘80s before relocating to the UK in 1997. Shortly afterwards he opened ‘The Spin’ - a jazz club in Oxford which in 2012 won the Parliamentary jazz award as ‘The Best Jazz Venue In The UK’. Pete regularly performs with some of the world’s leading jazz artists including Chris Garrick, Gilad Atzmon, Tim Whitehead, Dave O’Higgins, John Etheridge and his own band Curious Paradise.

As a composer, Pete was selected as one of only a handful of British jazz musicians to have his compositions included in the definitive ‘European Real Book’ (Sher Music). www.peteoxley.com


Nicolas Meier​

With his unique style that is a blend of Metheny-esque jazz and Turkish inspired world music, Nick has toured extensively around the world with his band the Meier Group. This wonderful band (featuring sax maestro Gilad Atzmon and Dave O'Higgins) won the overall prize for ‘best band’ at the Juan-les-Pins jazz festival!

​His recent album Kismet demonstrates his versatility with a mix of Flamenco, jazz, Latin and Middle Eastern music. His prodigious jazz talent is matched by his other great passion: playing heavy metal guitar with his own band ‘Seven7’.

​Nick was, for the last three years, guitarist in guitar supremo, Jeff Beck’s band, with whom he toured all over the world, performing at major venues and festivals.


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