Cambridge Guitar Club
sessions are currently online with Skype.
are from 8pm to 10pm.
only please for the online sessions.
When we meet in person
then our venue is usually St
James Centre, Wulfstan Way, Cambridge CB1 8QJ
four pounds please towards the hire of the room.
for under sixteens is one pound and accompanied by an adult
to get to the venue
2 July 2020 online
music by Dionisio
Aguado, Agustín Barrios, Tom Bryans, Matteo
Küffner, Luis de Milán,
Nuttall, João Pernambuco,
4 June 2020 online
Conceição, Federico García Lorca, Will McNicol, Eythor
country blues and
duos and solos.
7 May 2020 online
by Harold Arlen, Leonard
Cohen, George Handel, Ernest
Lawlars, Alonso Mudarra, Jimmy
Young, traditional Danish, country blues and ambient music!
2 April 2020 online
music by JS
Diego Pujol, Elvis Presley, Gaspar
5 March 2020
music by Andrew
Ponce, Michael Praetorius, Gaspar Sanz,
6 February 2020
solos, duos and ensembles. Pieces by
Bernardini, Leo Brouwer, John
Dowland, Andrew Forrest, Mauro Giuliani, Luis de Narváez, Peter
Nuttall, Erik Satie, Eythor
Russia and Croatia.
played music by Agustín
Barrios, Attilio Bernardini, Bartolomé
Calatayud, Elizabeth Cotten, Tomás Damas, Scott
Kaspar Mertz, Peter
5 December 2Matteo
Xmas Party Session
JS Bach, Agustín Barrios, Sam
Ledbetter (Lead Belly), Eythor
Celtic, English and Spanish villancicos and
duos and solos. Thank
you for the xmas fare!
7 November 2019
by Matteo Carcassi, Vincent Lindsey-Clark,
François Couperin, Henry
Rodgers, Fernando Sor, Eythor
music from Catalonia,
England, Spain and South
duos and solos.
3 October 2019
ensembles, duos and solos, with music by Fridrik
Calatayud, Tomás Damas, John Dowland, Johann Kaspar Mertz,
Alfonso Montes, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Peter Nuttall, Máximo
Diego Pujol, Eythor
Thorlaksson, Jay Unbar,
Whitworth, Andrew York, plus
music from Austria, Jamaica, Scotland,
America and more!
5 September 2019
Greece, Chile and Mexico,
and pieces by Julio Sagreras, Joseph Kosma, The Beatles,
Bartolomé Calatayud, Tony
Skinner, Turner Layton, Andrew York, Sophocles Papas, guitar
ensembles, duo and solos.
holiday in August
4 July 2019 Summer Party
by JS Bach, Frederic Chopin, George Gershwin, Peter Nuttall, Otis
Redding, Adrian Le Roy, Juan Rodriguez, Fernando Sor, Francisco
Tarrega, Scottish, Irish and Mexican traditional music,
Mississippi delta blues and more. Thank you to all those who
brought food and drink!
6 June 2019
ensembles, trios, duos, solos. Instrumental music by JS Bach,
Turlough O'Carolan, Mauro Giuliani, Peter Nuttall, Heitor
Villa-Lobos, John Whitworth, lute music from the renaissance, and
traditional US and Brazilian tunes. Songs by Sam Cooke, Brenda
Gatusch, Charles Fox, Otis Redding and Steve Cropper.
9 May 2019
played music by Agustin Barrios, Francois Campion, Mauro
Giuliani, George Handel, Nikita Koshkin, Johann Martini, Gerard
Montreuil, Peter Nuttall, Dilermando Reis, John Whitworth, plus
traditional music from Chile, El Salvador, Brazil, Scotland and
Spain. Solos, trios, ensembles. And some American fiddle tunes
played on a banjo!
4 April 2019
by Johann Bach, Agustin Barrios, the Beatles, Matteo Carcassi,
Jean Baptiste Loeillet, Wolfgang Mozart, Peter Nuttall, Ken
Perlman, Dilermando Reis, Juan A Rodriguez, Julio Sagreras, John
Whitworth, and traditional music from Chile. Solos, duos, trios
7 March 2019
quartets, trios and solos this session! Pieces by Calatayud,
Campion, Gatusch, Mozart, Nuttall, Thorlaksson, Torroba,
Whitworth, traditional English, German, Jamaican and Spanish
music, and blues and more!
7 February 2019
ensembles, trios, duos and solos this session. Compositions by
Carolan, Dowland, Forrest, Mason Williams, McCartney, Milan,
Montreuil, Nuttall, Pernambuco, Torroba, Whitworth, and
traditional Celtic and South American music for guitar.
10 January 2019 New Year Session
by Barrios, Montreuil, Nuttall, Sor, Tarrega and Whitworth,
arrangements of popular songs, and traditional music from Brazil,
England, Mexico, Peru and Spain, solos and ensembles.
6 December 2018
played music by Bach, Forrest, Handel, Lindsey-Clark, Montreuil,
Nuttall, Regondi, Schubert, Villa-Lobos, Whitworth, traditional
Celtic, Mexican, xmas songs, blues songs, solos, duos, ensembles.
Thanks for the food and drink too!
8 November 2018
music by Calatayud, Marsh, Mozart, Regondi, Sanz, Sor, Tarrega,
The Beatles, traditional 'Wild Mountain Thyme' and 'Blackberry
Blossom', solos, trios and ensembles.
4 October 2018
of duos this session as well as ensembles and solo performances.
Pieces by Bach, Calatayud, Carulli, Debussy, Ferrer, Mertz,
Petzold, The Beatles, traditional Celtic, Spanish, 'Moon River',
'Clair de lune', 'Bear Dance'.
6 September 2018
by Matteo Carcassi, Michael Raven, The Beatles, Reginald Smith
Brindle, traditional Spanish, film music 'The Bare Necessities',
pop song arrangements and more, solos, trios and ensemble
12 July 2018 Summer Party
played music by JS Bach, Beethoven, Bill Broonzy, Turlough
O'Carolan, Leonard Cohen, George Gershwin, Mississippi John Hurt,
Robert Johnson, Don McLean, traditional English, 'Summer
Holiday', 'The British Grenadiers', ensembles, trios and
7 June 2018
music, trios and solos by Bartolome Calatayud, Matteo Carcassi,
Andrew Forrest, Mauro Giuliani, Jimi Hendrix, Steve Marsh, Peter
Nuttall, Turlough O'Carolan, Otis Redding, Michael Soloway,
Fernando Sor, Sylvius Leopold Weiss, and traditional
Afro-Caribbean, South American and Celtic music.
10 May 2018 at
Friends Meeting House, Jesus Lane CB5 8BA
and solo music by JS Bach, Andrew Forrest, Gordon Lightfoot,
Mauro Giuliani, Nikita Koshkin, Johann Mertz, Peter Nuttall,
Turlough O'Carolan, Fernando Sor, Francisco Tarrega and
5 April 2018
ensembles, trios and solos! Music by Tomaso Albinoni, Andrew
Forrest, Mauro Giuliani, Mississippi John Hurt, Antonio Lauro,
Peter Nuttall, Francisco Tarrega, country blues, baroque,
classical, and folk!
1 March 2018
played music by JS Bach, Agustin Barrios, Matteo Carcassi,
Ferdinando Carulli, Andrew Forrest, Mauro Giuliani, Lennon and
McCartney, Hank Marvin, Peter Nuttall, Dilermando Reis, Richard
Starkey, Eythor Thorlaksson, Spanish flamenco dance Malaguena,
Estampie medieval dance from 14th
century, French Branle dances from 16th
century, solos, trios and ensembles.
1 February 2018
music by Aguado, JS Bach, Carulli, Carolan, Clapton, Denver,
Guinga, Joplin, Montes, flamenco Granaínas, traditional Celtic
and Icelandic, solos and ensembles.
11 January 2018 New Year Party
guitar music by Agustin Barrios, John Dowland, Andrew Forrest,
Lennon and McCartney, Gaspar Sanz, Erik Satie, Fernando Sor,
Antonio Vivaldi, traditional arrangement of Scarborough Fair,
solos and trios.
7 December 2017 Xmas Party
group music, and tunes by Nikita Koshkin, Andrew Forrest, JS
Bach, Lennon and McCartney, Don McLean, Brazilian music, blues
and soul – Otis Redding, Louis Armstrong. Thank you for the
party food, drinks and music!
9 November 2017
duos and solos, nylon string and steel string guitar music from
Andrew Forrest, Leo Brouwer, Antonio Lauro, Don McLean, Eythor
Thorlaksson, music from the Renaissance, traditional Celtic and
5 October 2017
played works by Andrew Forrest, Gordon Giltrap, Andrew Lloyd
Webber, Alfonso Montes, Peter Nuttall, Eythor Thorlaksson, Heitor
Villa-Lobos, Sylvius Leopold Weiss, and traditional Renaissance,
flamenco Farruca, and blues.
7 September 2017
by Cardoso, Clapton, Coste, Iglesias, Koshkin, Morel, Purcell,
Forrest, traditional English and Celtic, zamba, rumba, habanera
13 July 2017 Summer Party
played music by Beethoven, Carolan, Dowland, Einaudi, Ferrer,
Forrest, Johnson, Sor, traditional Spanish, blues, trios, duos
8 June 2017
by The Beatles, David Cottam, Andrew Forrest, John Denver,
Lindsey-Clark, Sor, Thorlaksson, Villa-Lobos, Mason Williams,
traditional blues and Celtic, ensembles, duos and solo
11 May 2017
played guitar music by Byrd, Dowland, Koshkin, Lead Belly,
Lindsey-Clark, Nuttall, Scarlatti, Tarrega, Thorlaksson, Waller,
Williams, plus traditional music, blues, solos, trios and
6 April 2017
solos, trios and ensemble. Music by Brouwer, Lindsey-Clark,
Lauro, Nuttall, Piazzolla, Tarrega, Celtic traditional and
2 March 2017
music by Bach, Denver, Ellington, Horetzky, Myers, Nuttall,
Tarrega, flamenco improvisation, Brazilian samba, guitar duos,
2 February 2017
played music by JS Bach, Lindsey Clark, Forest, Nuttall, Eric
Satie, Tarrega, Whitworth, Mason Williams, Leon Russell,
traditional pieces, flamenco improvisation, guitar trios,
12 January 2017
by Francisco Tarrega, Jose Ferrer, Fernando Sor, Peter Nuttall,
The Police, Jesse Fuller's 'San Francisco Bay Blues', flamenco
improvisation, renaissance music by Holborne and anon, several
guitar trios and larger ensemble playing.
8 December 2016 Xmas Party
guitar music and fare! Flamenco, blues, film music, early music
and music by John Denver, Fernando Sor, Cat Stevens, guitar trios
10 November 2016
trios and ensemble, guitar solos by John Whitworth, Vincent
Lindsey Clark, Jorge Cardoso, Heitor Villa Lobos, John Denver,
Bartolome Calatayud, Francisco Tarrega and some traditional
6 October 2016
played music by JS Bach, Leo Brouwer, Eric Clapton, Jesse
Harris, Chaz Hart, Jorge Morel, Schubert and more!
8 September 2016
solos, duos and trios with music by Leo Brouwer, David Cottam,
Ferdinando Carulli, Gerald Garcia, Peter Nuttall, Julio Sagreras
and some traditional music from El Salvador, Venezuela and Peru.
9 June 2016
music by the Beatles, Bloor, Brouwer, Carulli, Marsh, Nuttall,
Ryan, traditional Celtic music and some own compositions too,
plus some ensemble playing at the start of the session.
12 May 2016
the session this evening there was guitar music by Chuck Berry,
Leo Brouwer, Sam Cooke, George Harrison, Mississippi John Hurt,
Jorge Morel, Julio Sagreras, Fernando Sor and more. Spanish,
Latin American, country blues, soul, rock and roll.
14 April 2016
pieces by Albeniz, Almqvist,
Sam Cook, Hendrix, Nuttall, Pujol, Sor, Thorlaksson. Solos, duos
and ensemble playing too!
March - Easter
4 February 2016
by Graham, Johnson, Morel, Nuttall, Pearson, Schubert,
Thorlaksson and more. Music genres included renaissance,
romantic, blues, Spanish, Celtic, flamenco and pop!
14 January 2016
music included pieces by Bach, Carcassi, Ferrer, Hart, Johnson,
Lauro, Pernambuco, Tarrega, The Beatles, traditional blues and
Celtic music, and three pieces for guitar group.
10 December 2015
played music by Tarrega, Piazzolla, Morel, The Beatles, Guinga,
Latin American dances, Celtic arrangements, plus guitar ensemble
12 November 2015
by Bach, Carulli, Ferandiere, Hartog, Ryan, Scarlatti,
traditional folk, Celtic and country music, 'Van der Valk' theme,
'Viva Espana', Cuban song 'Guantanamera' and more, and new guitar
ensemble pieces too!
8 October 2015
played guitar music by Calvi, Carulli, Cutting, Garcia, Giuliani,
Marsh, Nuttall, Ponce, pop song arrangements and ensemble pieces.
10 September 2015
included pieces by Anderson, Ferrer, Hartog, Lindsey-Clark,
Pearson, Presley, Pujol, Ryan, Sanchez, Sor, Vangelis, York,
ensemble pieces and more!
9 July 2015
by Giuliani, Sor, Lauro, Villa-Lobos, Pearson, traditional
English, flamenco Sevillanas and Soleares, and ensemble playing.
18 June 2015
played guitar music by Cardoso, Lauro, Tarrega, Brouwer, Garcia,
Montes, 'Spanish Romance', pop arrangements Rolling Stones, jazz
versions 'Autumn Leaves' and 'Hey Jude' and ensemble music.
16 April 2015
by Whitworth and Nuttall, Stephen Goss, Eduardo Sáinz de la
Maza, Torroba, Lauro and traditional Japanese and Yiddish tunes.
5 March 2015
ensemble pieces, duos and trios and solos too! Including 'Menuet'
by Brescianello and 'I Spy' by Colin Downs.
5 February 2015
American compositions by Alfonso Montes, blues by Peter Nuttall
and Eric Clapton, guitar ensemble traditional piece 'The Water is
15 January 2015
by Tarrega, Mertz, Bach, Brouwer, Emmanuel, Ryan, Matiegka,
Nuttall and more!
11 December 2014
for guitar of traditional xmas carols and popular xmas songs,
music by Kellner, Lauro, Mertz, Montes, Schubert, Sor,Weiss, and
6 November 2014
by Tarrega, Sor, Lauro, Bach, arrangements of popular songs and
group guitar pieces.
Thursday 9 October
'The Acrobat' by
Wrieden, 'Musette' by Bach, guitar studies by Sor, 'Amazing
Grace', Spanish dances by Granados, Latin American bossa nova and
tango, jazz standards and guitar group pieces.
11 September 2014
included three South American pieces by Montes, 'Nostalgia' by
Hartog, 'My Way', 'Spring Song' by Nuttall, three guitar duets by
Adrian Ingram, film music from 'La Vie en Rose', 'La Paloma', 'El
Condor el Pasa' arranged by Burden, and two Venezuelan waltzes by
17 July 2014
Swing' – five swing music pieces by Lindsey Vincent Clark,
'Peacherine Rag' and 'A Breeze from Alabama' both by Scott
Joplin, Celtic tunes 'Loch Lomond', 'Skye Boat Song' and 'Wild
Mountain Thyme', plus some pop arrangements for acoustic guitar.
26 June 2014
standards, 'Wonderful Tonight' by Eric Clapton, music by Jim
Croce and Gary Ryan, ragtime music by Scott Joplin, 'Soledad' by
Stefan Oser, 'Scarborough Fair', 'Granada' by Peter Nuttall and
29 May 2014
music 'The Boys of Bluehill', 'Baidin Pheilimi', 'Boulavogue',
'The Lark in the Clear Air' and jazz standards 'Moon River',
'Misty', 'Autumn Leaves' and traditional pieces 'The Lady in the
Boat', 'Buttered Peas' and 'The Bear Dance'.
24 April 2014
by Eric Clapton, The Beatles, Jesse Harris, Fernando Sor, Matteo
Carcassi, Mauro Giuliani, 'Autumn Leaves', 'Spanish Romance',
century renaissance pieces.
20 March 2014
music arrangements by Cees Hartog, branles by Guillaume Morlaye,
dances by Mauro Giuliani, JS Bach's 'Cello music, ragtime by
Scott Joplin, and flamenco rumba.
27 February 2014
by Napoleon Coste, The Beatles, Eric Clapton, traditional English
and Catalan, South American tango, bossa nova and samba, and
19 December 2013
by Vincent Lindsey-Clark, Maria Linnemann, traditional Celtic
tunes, 'El Condor Pasa' by Robles and arrangements of xmas music
21 November 2013
November open mic included music by JS Bach, Carcassi, Paganini,
O'Carolan, and pop arrangements by Cees Hartog, and Mississippi
17 October 2013
October open mic featured 'Eye Level' - the theme from Van der
Valk, 'Peppermint Rag', the Celtic 'Mist Covered Mountains of
Home, 'Rio by Night' bossa nova and Spanish and pop music by Cees