‘If you want to start improvising, start with learning solo’s by heart, divide them into licks, and use these licks in your improvisations. It’s like learning a foreign language. First you learn words and sentences. Then you start using them…’
Classical guitarist Esther Steenbergen is internationally recognized for her fresh approach to the repertoire. Renowned both as a soloist, ensemble player and accompanist of instrumentalists and singers, she performs with musicians from all styles and disciplines. Occasionally she takes part in theater productions. With her own trio she crosses the classical repertoire with – Latin American – jazz.