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Guitarist Benjamin Verdery, In The Studio

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Benjamin Verdery Benjamin Verdery (Courtesy of the artist)

Classical guitarist Benjamin Verdery has been celebrated for his fluency with his instrument, which he clearly has great respect for — the information page on his website about his guitars is twice as long as his official biography. Verdery, who also composes, doesn’t just stick to classical; he's performed classic rock songs by Jimi Hendrix and Cream, and has collaborated with musicians from countless other genres.

Set List:

  • “Prelude from Cello Suite #4” (JS Bach)
  • “Kiss” (Prince)
  • “In Germany Before the War” (Randy Newman)

Benjamin Verdery plays at the 92nd Street Y on May 23.

Guests:

Benjamin Verdery

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