Label: Duke Street Records - DSR 31054 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo • Country: Canada • Genre: Folk, World, & Country •
He is the only person to win the National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship twice and His album Huron Street reached the top ten on the Billboard New-age chart. Ross was born in MontrealQuebec to Scottish and Mi'kmaq parents. He decided to leave that pursuit and become a musician. In Ross produced La Bastringue - André Déjarlis* - Un Vrai De Vrai published his first album, Kehewinon cassette, and became a full-time musician.
He performed as a duo with his wife, singer Kelly McGowanin andand then in a trio called Harbord Trio with her and violinist Oliver Schroer. At the same time he was member of a New Age jazz quartet called Eye Music. In some of his compositions were played by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. His first place win, after two previous attempts, in the American Walnut Goby Fish - Don Ross - Bearing Straight Festival  earned him a contract with Duke Street RecordsToronto, where he published his next two albums, 's Bearing Straight and 's Don Ross.
Since then he has released several mostly instrumental CDs, though some of them feature him as a singer. He published three instructional videos, several single transcriptions and a book with nine of his pieces, and worked with the magazine Canadian Musician. In his first wife Kelly McGowan died, and Ross was left with his kids. Don Ross was the first artist to sign with indie record labelCandyrat Recordsin Ross has done three tours with the Men of Steel guitar group, the last of which was mounted in The band is a mix of international members including bluegrass maestro Dan Craryacoustic guitarist Beppe Gambettaand Celtic folk guitarist Tony McManus.
In — Ross was a Dalhousie University professor teaching history of guitar and techniques, while still travelling extensively for music. InRoss moved back to his hometown of MontrealQuebec. Ross is currently residing near Halifax, Nova Scotia. Ross's music borrows from bluesjazzfolk and classical music creating a style that he describes as "heavy wood". Ross's advanced technique and his sure feeling for rhythm combine with uncommon ideas to make his style instantly recognizable.
He often uses percussive techniques and plays intricate down and upstroke patterns with his thumb. These techniques have found their way into the toolboxes of many competitive fingerstyle guitarists. His use of acrylic nails allows him to get a consistent, clean tone without the hassle of broken fingernails.
Don Ross played a Goby Fish - Don Ross - Bearing Straight S in the beginning of his career, but since has played a Lowden O Thomas, Ontario. Occasionally he plays a baritone guitar and a harp guitar by Marc Beneteau, or uses a custom 7-string by Oskar Grafa luthier from Clarendon, Ontario. He takes the corners so fast you think he's going to roll, but he never loses control. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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