Anthony has completed a Bmus(Hons) degree at the University of Pretoria majoring in Contemporary/Jazz guitar. He has been teaching all styles of guitar (Rock, Blues, Jazz, Pop, RnB/Soul/Funk, Acoustic, Classical etc) full time for the past 6 years. His currently busy studying and preparing to pursue his masters degree in jazz/contemporary guitar at the University of Witwatersrand. Speciliazing in a modern elaboration of the "lap piano" guitar style developed by Jazz pioneer George Van Eps. His also privately studying classical music theory and composition through the university department working towards completing a licentiate in theory and composition through Trinity College.Website URL: http://www.augustschoolofguitars.com
Epiphone started it’s enterprise in 1873 and has made a considerable mark on popular music up until current. Used by artists from all idioms and all periods, George van Eps (Jazz), Hank Garland (country), John Lee Hooker (Blues), various members of the Beatles and modern acts such as the Strokes, Gary Clark Jr and Joe Bonnamassa.
Gretsch Electromatic Guitars vs Proline Models
“That Great Gretsch Sound” the famed slogan of Gretsch guitars! Gretsch was a company founded by Friedrich Gretsch, a German Immigrant whom opened up a shop in Brooklyn, New York in 1883. The company made famous for its Guitar and Drum designs and made its stamp in music history with the 50’s and 60’s Rock ‘n Roll and Rockabilly boom. Some famous artists include Georgie Harrison, Bo Diddley, Chet Atkins and Charlie Watts the list continues well into the modern day music era with artists such as Bono and Rockabilly revival legend Brian Setzer.