Peppino D’Agostino hosts workshop, performs
HARTFORD — On Oct. 20, at 2 p.m., guitarist Peppino D’Agostino will hold a guitar workshop at Central CT State University’s Elihu Burritt Library, 1615 Stanley St., New Britain.
He will also perform an evening concert at Asylum Hill Congregational Church, 814 Asylum Ave., Hartford at 8 p.m.
A native of Italy, D’Agostino has made his considerable international mark as a musical artist on the guitar since he arrived in America 33 years ago. In 2017 Guitar Player magazine listed him as one of the 50 transcendent superheroes of the acoustic guitar. The CD “Every Step of The Way” was awarded by Acoustic Guitar’s People’s Choice Awards with a Bronze medal for Best Acoustic Album of All Time. Peppino gives guitar workshops, master classes and seminars worldwide.
Peppino has recorded 18 CDs, performed in over 33 countries at international festivals and concert halls. He has shared the stage with such greats as Larry Carlton, Eric Johnson, Tommy Emmanuel, Leo Kottke, Martin Taylor, Roland Dyens, David Tanenbaum and many more. D’Agostino’s latest solo CD “Penumbra” was released by Mesa Blue Moon Recordings.
For tickets, information call 860-249-1132.
Peppino D’Agostino will perfom a guitar concert on Oct. 20.