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Jimi Savage & Marc Galea Guitar duo Concert

Date: 09 February 2007

Source: Malta Independent

World-renowned guitarist to perform in Malta

World-renowned lead guitarist Jimi Savage will be performing in a duo with local guitarist Marc Galea at St James Cavalier, Valletta.

Mr Savage has played with many celebrity guitarists like Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Yngwie Malmsteen and others. He was awarded the RGT Guitar Tutor of the Year in 2005 and was a leading contributor to Total Guitar magazine.

Mr Savage has travelled throughout the world, performing in gigs, master class seminars, workshops and master sessions as a musician/guitarist and performing at many guitar shows.

Marc Galea, director of the Euro Institute of Music, Hamrun, said he is honoured to perform with such a renowned guitarist. Mr Galea has studied music both here and abroad and has attended many master classes with other renowned guitarists.

Besides teaching, recording and playing in several musicals and concerts, he is also busy rehearsing with the Marc Galea Elektric Band for its debut performance in June of this year.

The performance will be held in the Music Room at St James Cavalier on Sunday 18 February at 8pm. The set will consist of blues, jazz, and funk numbers.

For tickets, phone St James Cavalier on 2122-3200.

Apart from performing at St James Cavalier, Mr Savage is giving a weekend master class in rock guitar improvisation at the Euro Institute on 16, 17 and 18 February. Classes are going to be divided into intermediate and advanced levels. Lessons will focus on modal improvisation licks and techniques, and soloing on a 12 bar blues.

For more information contact Euro Institute on 2122-6555.