JEFFREY MCFADDEN (b 1963 )
Jeffrey McFadden has established a place among the most admired guitarists of his generation. Since his debut at the legendary Guitar ’87 festival he has performed across North and South America and Europe. His debut recording followed a Silver Medal from the Guitar Foundation of America Competition, and was the first guitar recording in the Laureate Series on Naxos. He has since made ten highly acclaimed recordings exploring the works of Sor, Coste, Barrios Mangoré and others.
Jeffrey McFadden’s doctoral dissertation formed the basis of his groundbreaking book, Fretboard Harmony (Common Practice Harmony on the Guitar), which is used worldwide. He is chair of guitar studies at the University of Toronto, and was recognised as the 2018 Teacher of Distinction by The Royal Conservatory of Music. He is also founder and artistic director of the Sauble Beach Guitar Festival.
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