Grant 26

Consisting of:

1) An  “Andalusian Guitars” guitar, Model: Marcelo Barbero 1945-m, Rosewood, Year: 2013-14.

This model is:

2) 300 Euros in webcam lessons extra-time with Maestro Ruben Diaz.

Submissions will be accepted until May 8th, 2014.

The purpose of  CFG-studio/GFC-estudio’s  Grant / Grants is exclusively to encourage & render available to the public worldwide the culture of contemporary flamenco guitar, specifically the works related to Paco de Lucia’s contributions and innovations on the Spanish & compositional musical field as well as in the Flamenco-Jazz realm for guitar players, guitar teachers, composers and beyond.

Applicants must submit:

1) One YouTube video of himself playing exactly the solo that Ruben Díaz played in the video of the Grant 26 and an aditional solo of his/her own inspiration using similar harmonic and melodic techniques to the ones used in the video of Grant 26. The applicant must use an accompaniment jam track created by him/her which must be metronomical and must include the following instruments: bass, guitar and cajon.

2) A partiture with the exact transcription of Ruben Diaz's solo played in the video fo Grant 26, it must include fingerings, nuances and all the techniques performed in the above mentioned video.


Useful information about the submissions:

  1. The Owner &/or Staff of CFG-studio/GFC-estudio has the right to accept or reject any submission / submissions with or without any further explanation (depending on the case).
  2. If the applicant submits a video as requested, it is his/her duty to prove the authenticity, correctness & appropriateness of the video submitted to  the Owner &/or Staff of CFG-studio/GFC-estudio until their full satisfaction according to  CFG-studio/GFC-estudio’s criteria.
  3. In all cases the grants will be given according to the terms and conditions that CFG-studio/GFC-estudio settles and/or requests.

The reason for those rules & prerogatives is:

To avoid that unscrupulous persons create electronic or graphic related materials with the “Appropriate quotes & dates” just to obtain by cheating the CFG Studio  grant / grants.        

3) The afore mentioned material / materials for the applicant’s submissions must exclude any video-lesson, or article written by Ruben Diaz.

Good luck.

Please send your submission to:
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