Guitar Club sessions are online with Skype or held at St James
Sessions are from 8pm to 10pm.
Over sixteens only
please for the online sessions.
When we meet in person
then our venue is usually St
James Centre, Wulfstan Way, Cambridge CB1 8QJ
is five pounds please
towards the hire of the room.
Entrance for under sixteens is
one pound and accompanied by an adult please.
to get to the venue
7 April 2022
Thursday 3 March 2022
Thursday 3 February
2022 at St James Centre
13 January 2022 at St James Centre
from England and the Andes. Guitar solos
Dowland, Joseph Küffner, Lennon
and McCartney, Eduardo
a traditional piece from Spain.
by Johann Gebauer, James
traditional Jamaican, Mexican and Spanish Christmas carols.
Arcas, Turlough O’Carolan, Napoléon Coste, Gary
Celtic traditional music. Merry Xmas!
2 December 2021 at St James Centre
played ensemble music
Leopold Weiss and
a traditional Spanish Christmas carol. And solos by José Brocá,
Ferdinando Carulli, Antonio
Lauro, João Pernambuco, Baden
Powell, Stephen Sondheim, Francisco Tárrega, Eythor
a medley of Christmas music.
4 November 2021 at St James Centre
by Giulio Cesare Barbetta, Fridrik
Lauro, Peter Nuttall, Baden
Powell, Gaspar Sanz, Gerald
Scottish, Spanish and
7 October 2021 at St James Centre
played music by Julian Arcas, Fra Lippo Lippi, Mauro Giuliani,
John Hurt, Joseph
Mathis, Will McNicol, Glenn Miller, Fernando Sor, Eythor
traditional English and Jamaican
9 September 2021 at St James Centre
by Sigfús Einarsson and Eythor Thorlaksson. And fingerstyle
guitar solos of music by John Dowland, Kris
Kaspar Mertz, Joni
Mitchell, Peter Nuttall, Astor
holiday in August
8 July 2021 online
ensemble guitar music was traditional Andean, Mexican and a piece
by Eythor Thorlaksson. Solos were composed by Abel Fleury, Jesse
Harris, Oleg Kiselev, Kris Kristofferson, Maria Linnemann, Steve
Marsh, Tony Skinner, Fernando Sor and Heitor
10 June 2021 online
guitar music by Julián Arcas, Tom Bryans, Bartolomé Calatayud,
Matteo Carcassi, Richard Fariña, Jose Ferrer, Will McNicol,
Kaspar Mertz, Gary Ryan, Fernando
Sor, Eythor Thorlaksson, Sylvius
Leopold Weiss, and ensembles by Johann
Gebauer, Eythor Thorlaksson and traditional Jamaican music.
6 May 2021 online
music by Julián Arcas, Dionisio Aguado, Yvonne Bloor, Bartolomé
Calatayud, Hoagy Carmichael, Jose Ferrer, Eythor Thorlaksson,
Merv Young, and traditional
pieces from Catalonia, Chile, Holland and Ireland. Solos and
8 April 2021 online
played guitar music by Ferdinando Carulli, Napoléon Coste, John
Dowland, Jose Ferrer, Peter Nuttall,
de Saint Luc, Domenico Scarlatti, Tony
Sor, Tatiana Stachak, Eythor Thorlaksson, and traditional
Brazilian, Irish and Russian pieces.
4 March 2021 online
and ensembles – music by Giuseppe Brescianello, Ferdinando
Carulli, Cees Hartog, Lennon and McCartney, Vincent
Kaspar Mertz, Gerrard Montreuil, Peter Nuttall, Giulio Regondi,
and Greek and Mexican traditional dances.
4 February 2021 online
by Sigfús Einarsson, Eythor Thorlaksson and Canadian
traditional, plus solos by JS Bach, Agustín Barrios, Bartolomé
Calatayud, Ferdinando Carulli, Maurice Jarre, Scott
Nuttall, Astor Piazzolla
and a 17th
century anonymous piece.
7 January 2021 New Year Session online
solos by Isaac Albéniz, JS Bach, Günter Flechtner, Mauro
Giuliani, Cees Hartog, Vincent Lindsey-Clark,
Giacomo Puccini, Julio Sagreras, Fernando Sor, traditional
Celtic and ensembles by Sigfus Einarsson, Johann Gebauer and
traditional music from the Andes.
3 December 2020 Xmas Party Session online
played Xmas carols and pieces by JS Bach, Irving Berlin, Franz
Gruber, Cees Hartog, Hans Neusidler, Fernando Sor, Andy Wilson,
and guitar ensemble music by Eythor Thorlaksson and traditional
music from Brazil, Spain and Jamaica.
5 November 2020 online
by Bartolomé Calatayud, Ferdinando Carulli, Mauro Giuliani,
Wenzel Matiegka, Robin Pearson, Richard Rodgers, Fernando Sor,
John Philip Sousa, lute music from the Renaissance, Irish jigs
and guitar ensemble music by JS Bach, traditional Jamaican and
1 October 2020 online
solos by Turlough O’Carolan, Ferdinando Carulli, Napoléon
Cottam, Johann Kaspar Mertz, Johann Pachelbel, Quique Sinesi,
Sor, and guitar duos by JS Bach, Olof Ahlstrom and Eythor
3 September 2020 online
duos by Carl Almqvist, Greek traditional and Eythor Thorlaksson.
Guitar solos by Alexander Alexandrov, Bartolomé Calatayud,
Matteo Carcassi, Ferdinando Carulli, David
de Milán, Peter Nuttall, Robin Pearson, Gaspar Sanz and Fernando
holiday in August
2 July 2020 online
played music by Dionisio Aguado, Agustín Barrios, Tom Bryans,
Matteo Carcassi, Walter Heinze, Joseph Küffner, Luis de Milán,
Peter Nuttall, João Pernambuco, Domenico Scarlatti, Eythor
Thorlaksson, and traditional Spanish music.
4 June 2020 online
by JS Bach, Leonard Cohen, Levino Conceição, Federico García
Lorca, Will McNicol, Eythor Thorlaksson, plus traditional
American, country blues and flamenco pieces. Guitar duos and
7 May 2020 online
duos and solos composed by Harold Arlen, Leonard Cohen, George
Handel, Ernest Lawlars, Alonso Mudarra, Jimmy Page, Daniel
Rosenfeld, Georg Telemann, Eythor Thorlaksson, Merv Young,
traditional Danish, country blues and ambient music!
2 April 2020 online
played guitar music by JS Bach, Leonard Cohen, Máximo Diego
Pujol, Elvis Presley, Gaspar Sanz, Eythor Thorlaksson, Celtic
music, blues, solos and duos.
5 March 2020
music by Andrew Forrest, Manuel Ponce, Michael Praetorius, Gaspar
Sanz, Eythor Thorlaksson, traditional music from the Andes,
Ireland, Jamaica and Scotland, and a Flamenco soleares.
6 February 2020
solos, duos and ensembles. Pieces by Attilio Bernardini, Leo
Brouwer, John Dowland, Andrew Forrest, Mauro Giuliani, Luis de
Narváez, Peter Nuttall, Erik Satie, Eythor Thorlaksson, and
traditional music from Ireland, Russia and Croatia.
9 January 2020 New Year Session
played music by Agustín Barrios, Attilio Bernardini, Bartolomé
Calatayud, Elizabeth Cotten, Tomás Damas, Scott Joplin, Johann
Kaspar Mertz, Peter Nuttall, Dilermando
music from Scotland, America, Brazil and Chile. Ensembles, trios
5 December 2019 Xmas Party Session
by JS Bach, Agustín Barrios, Sam Cooke, Abel Fleury, Chaz Hart,
Tom Jones, Huddie Ledbetter (Lead Belly), Eythor Thorlaksson,
traditional Celtic, English and Spanish villancicos and more.
Ensembles, duos and solos. Thank you for the xmas fare!
7 November 2019
by Matteo Carcassi, Vincent Lindsey-Clark,
François Couperin, Henry
Mancini, Peter Nuttall, Richard Rodgers, Fernando Sor, Eythor
Thorlaksson, and traditional music from Catalonia, England, Spain
and South America. Ensembles, duos and solos.
3 October 2019
ensembles, duos and solos, with music by Fridrik Bjarnason,
Bartolomé Calatayud, Tomás Damas, John Dowland, Johann Kaspar
Mertz, Alfonso Montes, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Peter Nuttall,
Máximo Diego Pujol, Eythor Thorlaksson, Jay Unbar, John
Whitworth, Andrew York, plus traditional music from Austria,
Jamaica, Scotland, South America and more!
5 September 2019
played blues and traditional Celtic music and from 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