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Guy Strazz – guitarist, composer, author, PhD.

Guy is an acknowledged master guitarist, an awarded composer, and a scholar.  His original work navigates modern World jazz influenced by Afro-Brazilian music and Indian classical music. He has appeared as featured artist at Jazz Yatra (Mumbai), Jakarta Jazz, Perth and Adelaide Arts Festivals, Clusone Jazz Festival (Italy), Japan World Expo, the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne and Wangaratta Jazz festivals and the Adelaide International Guitar Festival.

His collaborations include: Matt McMahon, Dale Barlow, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Pt Ashok Roy, Martin Taylor, Slava Grigoryan and Mike Stern. He is the founder of Passionfruit Trio PFT showreel

Guy is a recepient of a Jazz APRA Award, APRA Nominations, an Australian Independent Recording Jazz Nomination, an Indie Acoustic Project USA nomination for Best Global Beat Asia, the prestigious Australia Council for the Arts Music Fellowship, and a PhD Research Scholarship from Macquarie University, Sydney.

He has released 10 albums of his works, which are published by Universal Music Publishing - listen

He holds a PhD in music in the area of improvisation - dissertation

Guy is an amazing player and a great composer” Mike Stern, SBS, Sydney 2000.
We’ll meet again, again, and again” Pat Martino, Philadelphia 2001