Ken Hatfield "Sonata In E Major For Solo Guitar"


Ken Hatfield
Sonata In E Major For Solo Guitar
The Story
Ken Hatfield's "Sonata In E Major For Solo Guitar" folio contains 11 pages of standard notation for his four part composition, which includes "Allegro Non Troppp", "Adagio", "Minuet And Trio In 6" and "Rondo".
Additional Facts
Ken Hatfield's compositional experience includes commssions to write ballet scores for Judith Jamison and the Washington Ballet Company as well as for the Maurice Bejart Ballet Company. ASCAP has recognized his accomplishments by presenting him with its Composition Award for each of the past nine years.

In addition to performing with his ensemble, Ken has performed and/or recorded with Charlie Byrd, Jack McDuff, Chico Hamilton, Jimmy McGriff, Melissa Manchester, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Stephanie Mills, Linda Hopkins, Billy Daniels, Pat Benatar, Maurice Hines, Charles Aznavour, Bob Cranshaw, Grady Tate, Harold Mabern, Brian Torff, Marcus Miller, Kenny Kirkland, Dom Salvafor, Ben E. King, Eddie Kendricks, Marlena Shaw, Vivian Reed, and Z.Z. Hill.

Ken's formal education includes study at the Berklee College of Music, where he joined the faculty at the age of 19 after one year's attendance, and the State University of New York, where he received the degree of Bachelor of Arts.

"Ken's command of the classical guitar... is formidable and ...he is a serious voice on this instrument."

Randall Kremer, Just Jazz Guitar magazine

"I like the compositions, especially the sonata, a major undertaking, very well executed. The playing is damned good too."

Charlie Byrd, Solo Artist

"...his creativity, technique, and general musicality are always a delight."

Charles Chapman, Just Jazz Guitar magazine