Guitar Empire Andres Godoy Motivation Concert
One of the world's best single handed acoustic guitarist from South America ,Chile.
Andrés Godoy, musician, guitarist, songwriter, Musical producer, cultural manager, was born in San Antonio (Port), Chile.
At age 10 his grandparents Manuel and Maria gave him his first guitar. From there he had tutors with whom he learned many different styles and techniques of popular and classical guitar.
At 14, Andres had an accident in which lost all of his right arm. But through the passion, imagination, perseverance, creativity and daily practice, so Andres invented a technique for self taught guitar in one hand and sequences based on series of strokes, percussion, pulls, scrapes, strumming with which was creating rhythms, harmonies, songs, music. This technique named it Tatap. But Tatap is only an instrument of the spirit of passion, imagination, endless and unwavering love for the music of Andres, the beauty, harmony.
His compositions incorporate various influences, world music, folk, rock, classical, Fingerstyle.
Andres was away from the guitar and composition for nearly 20 years. During this period he developed new capabilities and projects to benefit the Chilean music. He was Director, Consultant, Vice President of countless cultural projects including schools Rock, ATR, Balmaceda 1215, SCD, Pudahuel Cultural Center, etc.. Also developed a career as music producer for emerging artists that resulted in the successful albums: Sinergia, Los Peores de Chile, Los Bandoleros de Teno, Polimetro, 2X, Tito Escarate, Subalternos, Kekoyoma, Lilits, Cabrera, Kimeros.