Here’s a chance to win 2 TICKETS worth RM260 each to watch Andres Godoy, the worlds BEST single-handed guitarist LIVE in Cyberjaya.
Date: Friday, 19th December 2014.
Where: Shaftsbury Asteria Ballroom, Cyberjaya.
- Answer this question: Which hand does Andres Godoy use to play guitar?
- Tell us what inspires you in 40 words or less.
- send your entries to email@example.com (please include contact details)
contest ends Sunday, 7 December 2014.
winners will be notified by email.
Andrés Godoy, musician, guitarist, songwriter, Musical producer, cultural manager, was born in San Antonio (Port), Chile.
At age 10 his grandparents Manuel and Maria gave him his first guitar. From there he had tutors with whom he learned many different styles and techniques of popular and classical guitar.
At 14, Andres had an accident in which lost all of his right arm. But through the passion, imagination, perseverance, creativity and daily practice, so Andres invented a technique for self taught guitar in one hand and sequences based on series of strokes, percussion, pulls, scrapes, strumming with which was creating rhythms, harmonies, songs, music. This technique named it Tatap. But Tatap is only an instrument of the spirit of passion, imagination, endless and unwavering love for the music of Andres, the beauty, harmony.
His compositions incorporate various influences, world music, folk, rock, classical, Fingerstyle.
Andres was away from the guitar and composition for nearly 20 years. During this period he developed new capabilities and projects to benefit the Chilean music. He was Director, Consultant, Vice President of countless cultural projects including schools Rock, ATR, Balmaceda 1215, SCD, Pudahuel Cultural Center, etc.. Also developed a career as music producer for emerging artists that resulted in the successful albums: Sinergia, Los Peores de Chile, Los Bandoleros de Teno, Polimetro, 2X, Tito Escarate, Subalternos, Kekoyoma, Lilits, Cabrera, Kimeros.
In 2006 Andres returned to his musical work with the intention of developing the full potential of the technique Tatap as a simple contribution to the world of guitarists and musicians to broaden their horizons mental, emotional and spiritual.
From 2007 to 2011 taken Andres to develop his international career by making long tours that have taken each year: USA (Los Angeles, San Diego, Tucson, Sedona, New York), Canada (Halifax, Nova Scotia), Europe(Germany, Italy, Belgium, France, Holland, Osterreich, Denmark). In these tours Andres has performed in concerts, workshops in Festivals, Theatres, Clubs, Cafés Arts, Cultural Centers, Museums, Universities, Colleges, TV, Radio. And has performed with distinguished musicians such as Ralf Gauck, Irina Kulikova, Walter Lupi, Bob Bonastre, Claude Boësser Ferrari, Jocelyn Celaya, Massa Sumide, Petteri Sariola, Ryan Leblanc, the duo Carlos Justiniano and Swantje, Thomas Rische.