Michael Chapdelaine (born September 15, 1956 in San Diego, California) is an American guitarist.
Chapedelaine is the only guitarist ever to win First Prize in the world's top competitions in both the Classical and Fingerstyle genres—the Guitar Foundation of America International Classical Guitar Competition and the National Fingerstyle Championships at the Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival in Winfield, Kansas. His performances, played on both steel string and classical guitars, include musical styles ranging from blues to Bach to country to rhythm 'n' blues.
In the '80s and '90s Chapdelaine twice won the coveted National Endowment for the Arts Solo Recitalist Grant and took First Prize in both the Guitar Foundation of America's and the Music Teachers National Association's Guitar Competitions. He also won the Silver Medal in Venezuela's VIII Concurso International de Guitarra "Alirio Diaz". He has toured four continents while giving hundreds of performances for AffiliateЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- re-replay [альбом]
- Land of Enchantment [1998, альбом]
- Guitar by Moonlight, Wind Beneath My Wings [сборник]
- Romantic Guitar [сборник]
- Romantic Guitar, Killing Me Softly [сборник]
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