**Don Ross 個人簡介**

出生於1960年的 Don Ross 是加拿大一位頗負盛名的 Fingerstyle 吉他手 ,也是當今 Fingerstyle 吉他界新一代的創作革新者 , 八歲開始接觸吉他 ,十歲接受古典吉他的洗禮並開始創作 , 1983年畢業於多倫多的 York University音樂系 , 受到 Leo Kottke Michael Hedges 的影響頗深 , 單單從Don Ross的編曲和演奏技巧而言他已經跳脫傳統的侷限 , 進而脫穎而出表演一種屬於個 人的特殊音樂風格 , 也可說來自於本身對音樂律動的直覺靈感 , 融合 New Age,Jazz,Folk,Rock and Classical 音樂的新體驗 , 給予人一種愉悅輕快的徐旋律 ,更值得一提的就是 , Don Ross 是從1979年開始到目前為止 , 唯一位得過兩次美國國家 Fingerstyle吉他大賽冠軍得主(分別為19881996)

 

**Don Ross 作品目錄**


Don Ross 先後曾經和四家唱片公司簽約 :

Duke Street Records in 1988,
Columbia/Sony Music in 1994 ,

EMI/VIRGIN/NARADA Records in 1998

Candyrat Records in 2006.

Don Ross已經錄製出版過11張的個人專輯 :

Bearing Straight

© Don Ross 1989

~已經絕版~

 

音樂試聽連結

The First Ride
Catherine
Midnight March
Silversmith
That’ll Be the Phone
Patmos
The Is-Ought Controversy
Goby Fish
King Street Suite
Ginger and Fred
In From the Cold
New Aaron
Slow Burn

 

Don Ross

© Don Ross 1990

~已經絕版~

 

音樂試聽連結

Groovy Sunflowers
Zarzuela
Thin Air
Bluefinger
Carolan’s Quarrel with the Landlady
Michael and Juliana
Lucy Watusi
Wall of Glass
Enka
August on the Island
Little Giants

 

Three Hands

© Don Ross 1992

~已經絕版~

 

音樂試聽連結

Three Hands tracks
Spirit Wars
Hoover the Musical Dog
Island of Women
A Child Must Grow
3 Hands
Run, Don’t Walk
Sugar / Kehewin
Big Buck
Everybody Lies
39 Weeks
Leger de Main

 

This Dragon Won't Sleep

© Don Ross 1995

~已經絕版~

 

音樂試聽連結

Godzilla
Head & Heart
Obrigado (Egberto)
This Dragon Won’t Sleep
Yoymama
Any Colour But Blue
Groovy Sunflowers
Afraid to Dance
Tierra Maya
Catherine
Au Jardin d’Amour
Big Steps in Little Shoes
Zarzuela (live)

 

Wintertide

© Don Ross 1996

~已經絕版~

 

音樂試聽連結

In the Bleak Midwinter
The First Nowell
What Child is This?
Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella
Silent Night
Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming
Once in Royal David’s City
O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Huron Carol
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
The Coventry Carol

 

Loaded. Leather. Moonroof

© Don Ross 1997

~已經絕版~

 

音樂試聽連結

Loaded. Leather. Moonroof.
Meanwhile Road
Jesse Helms’ Night in Havana
Sweet Sister
Carolan’s Quarrel with the Landlady
Michael and Juliana
Jerry's Front Porch
Can't Find My Way Home
Wave From Your Window
Bruyere
Meanwhile Road (solo reprise)

 

Passion Session

© Narada 1999

 

音樂試聽連結

Klimbim
Michael, Michael, Michael
Berkley Springs
Tight Trite Night
First Ride Ross
With You in Mind
Annie and Martin
So Little Time
Give Me Seven Reasons
Blue Bear
No Goodbyes

 

Huron Street

© Narada 2001

 

音樂試聽連結

Big Buck
Thin Air
Loaded Leather Moonroof
This Dragon Won't Sleep
King Street Suite
Zarzuela
In from the Cold
Wall of Glass
Midnight March
Lucy Watusi
Catherine
Three Hands

 

Robot Monster

© Narada 2003

 

音樂試聽連結

Robot Monster
It's Fun Being Lucky
So Much Time
Elevation Music
Dracula and Friends, Pt. 1
June
I Think of You
Bubble Radio
Dracula and Friends, Pt. 2
Fader Jones
Goodbye Kelly Goodbye [live]
Oh Baby

 

 

Music for Vacuuming

© CandyRat Records /

Don Ross 2005

 

音樂試聽連結

How to Eat an Avalanche
RockBarra
Dracula II Mikrokosmos
Brooke's Waltz
Tochigi
My Previous Life
Never got to Pernambuco
Another Island of Women
How to Eat an Avalanche (Family Version)
Fleetstep Choregraphy

 

Live in Your Head

© Gobyfish Music 2006

 

音樂試聽連結

Afraid to Dance
Any Colour But Blue
Dracula and Friends Part One
Brooke's Waltz
Wall of Glass
Catherine
Jesse Helms' Night in Havana
Elevation Music
Never Got to Pernambuco
Dracula and Friends Part Two
With You in Mind
Robot Monster
Thin Air

 

 

 

Don Ross已經錄製出版過5張合輯 :

 

Guitar Fingerstyle

© Narada 1996

 

 

That'll Be The Phone - Don Ross

The First Ride - Don Ross

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Acoustic Guitar

© Narada 1997

 

 

 

Afraid To Dance - Don Ross

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guitar Fingerstyle Vol.2

© Narada 2001

 

 

 

Big Buck - Don Ross

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Live : Men of Steel

The Are of Steel-String Guitar

© Thunderation Music 2004

 

L’Orient est Grand
Loaded. Leather. Moonroof.
Bagpipe Tunes for Guitar
O’Carolan’s Quarrel with the Landlady

The Titanic
In Flagrante
Reel de la Sauvagine
On the Road with Mama
Long Journey Home
Risky Bizz

 

Men of Steel : Four Way Mirror

© Gobyfish Music 2006
 

 

音樂試聽連結

Forked Deer
Jig of Slurs
Un Canadien Errant
Andante in Steel
April Kisses
Church Street Blues
Thin Air
Shenandoah Valley
Si Dolc’e il Tormento
The Maids of Mitchelstown
The Sleeping Tune

 

 

 

Don Ross已經錄製出版過5DVD :

 

Don Ross & Michal Manrig

special guest Andy McKee

Live in Toronto

表演DVD

 

1 The Friend I Never Met (McKee)
2 Greeting Earthlings (Manring)
3 Dracula and Friends Part 1 (Ross)
4 Bass Medley: (Manring)
Solipsism / You Send Me / Smile
5 Tochigi (Ross)
6 Never Got to Pernambuco (Ross/Manring)
7 Brooke's Waltz (Ross)
8 Adhan (Manring)
9 Robot Monster (Ross)
10 Selene (Manring)
11 Three Hands (Ross)
12 Helios (Manring)
13 Tight Trite Night (Ross/McKee)
14 Rylynn (Ross/McKee/Manring)
15 Afraid to Dance (Ross)

Don Ross - Live

表演DVD

 

收錄Don Ross

Ontario, Canada

14首表演曲子

 

It's Fun Being Lucky
Blue Bear
Loaded. Leather. Moonroof.
Any Colour But Blue
Dracula and Friends Part One
Afraid to Dance
King Street Suite
Jesse Helms' Night in Havana
Manha da Carnaval
Tight Trite Night
Slow Burn
Wall of Glass
Catherine
Sweet Sister

 

 

Don Ross:

Fingerstyle Guitar, Volume 1

教學DVD

 

Don Ross表演和教授3首曲子

Legerdemain ( Sleight of hand)

39 weeks

Catherine

 

 

 

 

 

Don Ross:

The Answer Video

教學DVD

 

Don Ross表演和教授3首曲子

August on the Island

The First Ride

Lucy Watusi

 

    

 

Don Ross:

Fingerstyle Magic

   教學DVD

 

Don Ross表演和教授4首曲子

Yo Yo Mama

Afraid to Dance

This Dragon Won't Sleep

The First Ride

 

 

 

Don Ross有出版過的吉他譜如下 :

 

吉他譜集

 

The Answer Book

Nine Original Transcriptions for Solo Guitar

9首曲目如下

The First Ride

Catherine

Midnight March

King Street Suite

August on the Island

Lucy Watusi

Carolan’s Quarrel with the Landlady  Michael and Juliana

39 Weeks

Big Buck
 

 

吉他單譜

 

Tight Trite Night
Thin Air
39 Weeks
Berkley Springs
Elevation Music
Leger de Main
Brooke's Waltz
Catherine
This Dragon Won't Sleep
Michael, Michael, Michael
Klimbim
The Thing that came from Somewhere
Three Hands
Blue Bear
Dracula anf Friends - Part 1
Godzilla
It's Fun Being Lucky
Hoover the Musical Dog
Loaded, Leather, Moonroof
Fader Jones
The Is-Ought Controversy
Thin Air
With You in Mind
Yoyomama
No Goodbyes

 

 

**Don Ross 一些表演影片連結**
 

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