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Sten Hostfalt has developed his own repertoire that incorporates microtones, tuning his guitar in intervals of quarter tones and smaller, genuinely innovative, may be considered groundbreaking Jazz Review Inimitable PM NYC / Paper Magazine Hostfalt shows just how far an instrument can be bent and altered to meet an more experimental and adventurous need, taking you on a journey to a place where rules, quite simply don't exist and anything is possible All About Jazz
Impressive, Intense
Time Out NY Virtuosic
Joe Maneri Highly Exceptional Jimmy Giuffre
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L I V E C O N C E R T P E R F O R M A N C E S
07.17.15 New York Jazz Academy Concert
Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew, Manhattan New York.
Feat. NYJA faculty
Mike Webster-Tenor
Saxophone,
Brian Woodruff-drums, Adam Birnbaum-piano, Tammy
Scheffer-voice, Ron McLure-bass, Sten Hostfalt-guitar,

Directed by: Javier Arau
www.nyjazzacademy.com


04.05.15 Constance Cooper Qtet, ABC No Rio NYC
01.04.15 Constance Cooper Trio, ABC No Rio NYC

11.21.14 Sten Hostfalt SOLO MICROTONAL
GUITAR CONCERT at XXXV ENCONTRE INTERNACIONAL de COMPOSITORS
FUNDACIO´ PILAR I JOAN MIRO´ Mallorca, Spain.

11.23.14 Sten Hostfalt/Jimmy Weinstein Quintet
Yoga House Mallorca, Palma De Mallorca, Spain.

6.19.14 Sten Hostfalt's DIMENSIONAL STATES
Large Microtonal Ensemble, ShapeShifter Lab NYC

04.06.14 EVAN GALLAGHERS LARGE ENSEMBLE
Live at ABC No Rio Lower East Side, New York City
03.24.14 STAN NISHIMURA QTET at GBM NYC

3.13.14 Sten Hostfalt's DIMENSIONAL STATES
Large Microtonal Ensemble, ShapeShifter Lab NYC

1.24.14 NY Jazz Academy at Carnegie Hall NYC
Student/Faculty Concert at The Stern Auditorium


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For the very first time, in a printed media publication-a comprehensive insight into the processes involved in Sten Hostfalt's microtonal guitar
work is featured as a concise
sub-chapter in FRESH MUSIC - EXPLORATIONS WITH THE CREATIVE WORKSHOP ENSEMBLE - FOR MUSICIANS, ARTISTS & TEACHERS, the new book from one of the world's foremost thinkers about guitar, theory and pedagogy-Berklee College of Music professor Jon Damian, documenting four decades with his Creative Workshop at Berklee. Described according to a 2006 Sten Hostfalt guest lecture and featuring a notated score of Hostfalt's original "Blues For Crew" ( created exclusively for the workshop and not available elsewhere ). The legacy of Damian's Berklee creative workshop, is invaluable as it during it's 40 year run has nurtured the development of countless guitarists including influential voices like Bill Frisell, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Wayne Krantz, Jeff Parker (Tortoise), Leni Stern, Lionel Loueke, James Valentine (Maroon 5) and Mark Whitfield. It is an honor to be presented by a Jazz education icon, guitar great ( performer with Nancy Wilson, Leonard Bernstein, Luciano Pavarotti, Johnny Cash, The Boston Pops under John Williams and The Boston Symphony Orchestra under Seiji Ozawa) and key creative force of our time like Jon Damian. Get this book straight from the source, right here at www.jondamian.com also announcing Jon Damians concerts and his other books 'The Guitarists Guide to Composing & Improvising and 'The Chord Factory' ( Berklee Press )
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MONEYTOWN 2011

NOW MATTER 2011

QUARTET 2008

FIVE MICROTONAL PIECES
For GUITAR & ELECTRONICS
[ MACROSCOPE ]
2006

29 PIECES FOR THE
MICROTONAL GUITAR
LIVE AT KNITTING FACTORY
NEW YORK
2003

ETERNITY CHECK 2003

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O T H E R * R E C O R D E D
Sten Hostfalt Performances



GUILLERMO KLEIN BIG VAN
& EL MINOTAURO
1994 / 97
Feat. Mark Turner, Chris Cheek,
Aaron Goldberg
, Sten Hostfalt.


30 YEARS IN BUSINESS LIVE
Sandviken Big Band feat. Kjell
Ohman and Bobby Shew
1999

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