||Lloyd Garber guitarist, composer and teacher
resides in Toronto, Canada. Lloyd Garber creates guitar sounds
both wide and narrow, both cries and whispers. Discarding
scales, themes and motives, he reduces the building blocks of music to
the use of “intervals”. A philosophy making
relationships more important than what is being related to.
|After serving five years with the Royal Canadian
Air Force (1958-1963) he played with Arne Benson and the Trevor Jones
Orchestra in Halifax, Nova Scotia (1964-1966).
Studied the Lydian Chromatic Concept with George Russell at
the New England Conservatory in Boston, also on location in Stockholm,
Oslo, and Tanglewood, Mass. (1968-1973). Studied with John Cage in New
First solo recording “Energy
Patterns”, came out on the Sackville label (1976) followed by
his book “Auntie Nature” (1978). Recordings, books,
videos, concerts and teaching occupied the eighties and nineties.
“Perfect Point” was completed in June 2003. A DVD
“Perfect Point” was made by Jan McCharles in
The book "Is That the Wind?" was completed 2012 and DVD in 2013. A new book of compositions, "Lollipop Trees"has been released this year.
Filmmaker Karen Houle is presently working on a
documentary about Lloyd Garber and his music called “Scratch
Thump Plink Plunk” scheduled for release in 2015.
Design Karen HouleLast Updated September 2014