- (Harry Pellegrin George)
- Format: CD
Harry George Pellegrin lives a life of music. It began with piano lessons at the age of five and bass at eleven. At the age of thirteen he picked up a guitar and hasn't put it down since. He studied classic guitar at The Mannes College of Music. Here, he honed his talents under the late pedagogue Albert Valdés-Blain and recitalist Eliot Fisk. Both of these guitarists are noted students of Andre Segovia. Mr. Pellegrin received training at guitar master classes with David Russell, John Duarte, Ben Verdery and Kostas Kotsiolis. After years of performing, Harry opened a guitar studio in New York City which operated for many years until he moved to upstate New York. Currently, Mr. Pellegrin teaches through Jay Street Music and as a member of the faculty of Union College in Schenectady. He has been a contributing writer for "Soundboard: The Journal of the Guitar Foundation of America". He is the author of "Classic Guitar Method" and also dabbles in fiction writing with, "Low End", Deep End" and the Gary Morrissey series of mystery novels. Harry George Pellegrin has performed at Carnegie Recital Hall, Troy Savings Bank Music Hall and other venues in New York City, Saint Louis and Tulsa. He plays many charity events like the 50th Anniversary Fashion Show/Luncheon for the Schenectady Symphony and The Saratoga Springs Annual Old Bags Luncheon. Mr. Pellegrin, his wife and family currently live in Upstate New York. The Guitar, Mr. Pellegrin's second classical guitar album, is a collection of pieces including early music composed for the Renaissance lute and Vihuela de mano, Classical and Romantic period offerings, as well as 20th Century pieces and original music written by Mr. Pellegrin. Recorded at SBR Studios with N.S. "Buck" Brundage engineering and producing, The Guitar was mastered by multi-Grammy award winning engineer Phil Magnotti.