Tony Oreshko Jazz Guitar
"Gypsy jazz guitar maestro
Tony Oreshko from England..." (Acoustic Guitar magazine, USA)
has performed at major jazz festivals throughout the British Isles and Europe, and has built a reputation as an outstanding acoustic guitarist.
Tony fronts his own band playing jazz standards in a style influenced by gypsy jazz genius Django Reinhardt. He also performs as a solo guitarist playing a mixture of Celtic, jazz, Latin and some original material.
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Tony Oreshko Solo - Celtic and Jazz Fingerstyle Guitar
In addition to the Django influenced guitar work with his trio, Tony performs as a solo fingerstyle guitarist. The solo set comprises jazz standards, some original compositions and a wide variety of Celtic, blues, classical, Brazilian, ragtime and calypso tunes. Solo performances for 2012 included Lyme Regis Jazz Festival, Kennaway House, Sidmouth and Caerleon Arts Festival. in South Wales. Follow this link for more details about Tony's solo fingerstyle guitar set
The Tony Oreshko Trio
The Tony Oreshko Trio made its debut in August 2005, performing at Bude Jazz Festival, Cornwall, UK. The trio has since been in constant demand for appearances at jazz festivals and concerts throughout the UK.
Tony can also be heard performing as a freelance guitarist with a number of jazz bands and musicians in the South West of England and beyond.
JAZZ GUITAR LESSONS
Guitarists - see Tony's free online lessons to learn how to play jazz guitar.
New Soloing Lesson Added!
'IN CAHOOTS' CD ON EBAY
The Tony Oreshko Trio CD recorded live with sax player John Hallam at the 2007 Keswick Jazz Festival has now sold out but can still occaionally be picked up on EBAY
MORE ANSWERS TO YOUR GUITAR QUESTIONS
Two new pages with answers to jazz guitar questions sent in by readers over the past few months.
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Next Gig for Tony Oreshko will be a solo guitar concert at Kennaway House, Sidmouth, Devon on Sunday 9th June 2013. See the Gigs page for full details.
Jazz Festival News
Keswick Jazz Festival 2013
The trio's annual visit to Keswick Jazz Festival, Cumbria at the beginning of May this year was another great success. The band played fantastic gigs with guest violinist Emma Fisk, saxophone maestro John Hallam and top German reedsman Matthias Seuffert.
Pershore Jazz Festival 2012
The trio's first visit to Pershore Jazz Festival in 2010 was extrememly well received, and the band were booked to play there again in August 2012. They played two gigs, each with a guest a sax player: one with John Hallam and the other with Alan Barnes.
The trio will be playing Bude Jazz Festival again in 2013. Go to the Gigs page for full details
John Marshall, saxophone
Veteran sax wizard John Marshall occasionally sits in with the trio for a few numbers. John was a member of Georgie Fame's Blue Flames in the 1960s, toured with Sarah Vaughan and played with the likes of Stevie Wonder and Nat Adderley. Click here for a beautiful version of John playing My Funny Valentine on youtube with Tony Oreshko on guitar.
More Jazz Guitar Questions
We've added some new answers to your jazz guitar questions, and if you follow this next link you can find even more jazz guitar questions and answers.
Articles about Jazz Guitarists
There are some articles by Tony Oreshko about jazz guitarist Emily Remler, and the little-known guitarist who could "outswing Django" - Oscar Aleman. Similar pieces about guitarists Barney Kessel, Wes Montgomery and others will be added eventually.
Free MP3 Soundclips
Check out the Recordings page where there are now over twenty different jazz and classical guitar MP3 soundclips to listen to, including some new recordings from Bach's 3rd cello suite. You can also have fun rating the music and finding out what mark everyone else has given.
Classical Guitar Pages
Visit our classical guitar page with lots of MP3s and free music for grade exams. Pieces include Giuliani (grade 1), Sanz and J.S. Bach (both grade 2), Sor (grade 3), Carcassi (grade 4) Sor (grade 5) and J.S. Bach (grade 6).
Links to other free sheet music with accompanying MP3s include: Andante part 1 and part 2 by Carulli, a Valse by Aguado and Giuliani's Andante. There are also classical guitar articles on overcoming left hand difficulties and on building a practice schedule.
Free Jazz Guitar Lessons
Don't miss our jazz guitar lessons on arpeggios over minor chords, diminished 7th arpeggios, soloing using 7b9 sounds, using arpeggios over a Minor Blues, and using lower and upper auxiliary notes to sound like Django.
You can now send us your jazz guitar questions and we'll try and answer them! Read answers to questions about gypsy jazz guitar, using melodic, harmonic and Dorian minor scales, about jazz chord voicings and
Django Reinhardt's left hand fingering.
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