Badi Assad shares her trajectory and several processes that led her to create her unique style. Sister of the renowned Assad brothers, Badi managed to follow a completely authorial path, where she mixes her classical guitarist background with the music of the world. At the same time that she transforms her guitar and voice into other instruments, she shares her path as an intuitive approach to technique and interpretation. In this unique workshop opportunity, Badi, with guitar in hand, will share her approach to techniques she has pioneered, her style, her method of song interpretation, and along the way give examples of her stunning playing.
Badi Assad is a fantastic guitar player, singer, vocal juggler and songwriter from São Paulo, revealed as one of the most complete and virtuoso artists of her generation. The Los Angeles Times once said: “Badi Assad redefines solo (guitar) performance! Revelatory, a brilliant display of innovation, imagination, and skill…almost hypnotically compelling!”
With 20 albums released worldwide (her Wonderland, 2006, was selected among the 100 Best from the prestigious BBC London and was also included among the 30 Best on Amazon.com) Badi was selected (with artists such as Ben Harper and Ani DiFranco) as one of the guitar players that would revolutionize the world (US Guitar Player).