Grant 27

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 same solo that Ruben Díaz played from minute 1:10 on as well as the same flute solo that Maestro Bill MacBirnie played in this piece performed with the guitar. 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 detailed partiture with the exact transcription of both solos above mentioned, 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:
AND to: