Griffin Tintor “The Guitar Man”
We now have a true guitarist coming out of Australia. Griffin Tintor is someone that everyone needs to hear. Griffin`s playing is second to none, his finger pick style is very clean and clear making for some great music. This style of playing is so enjoyable to listen to and it makes one feel at peace.
Griffin at thirteen years old has mastered many songs since his start at eight years of age. His love for the guitar came after he and his family went to eat at a restaurant. He saw one of the musicians playing the guitar, and he said, he wanted to do what he was doing. After a bit of time his parents bought him a secondhand guitar, and he has done nothing, but excelfrom there. Griffin can play anything, but he prefers Classical and Flamenco. He plays a Antonio Sanchez Classical and a Antonio Sanchez Flamenco, these guitars have a beautiful sound. He also began singing just six short months ago. His voice compliments the guitar very nicely.
Griffin has almost finished his grade 8 Practical Classical Guitar with Trinity College of London and grade 4 in Theory with the Australian Music Education Board. At some point he intends to follow up his studies with composition at a university. Griffin has progressed so well it is like the guitar is a part of him, and he moves his fingers about the guitar with such ease and grace bringing the music he plays to life. For anyone wanting an enjoyable breakfast or lunch well you just need to visit, Montegos on the Bay every Sunday at 12:30PM, he has been playing here for a year now. He also performs regular at D`abloes every Saturday night at 7:00PM, he has been performing here for two years. Griffin`s popularity is growing people are booking him all across the country, but a couple of his favorites are still close to home, he loved performing at the Assembly at his school, and at a charity event in Noosa Queensland for Rotary Club of Australia.
Griffin has gotten his inspiration from different people. He says, Ralph Macchio in the movie Crossroads was a big inspiration, in the movie Ralph was a Blues player and played basically the same style, but his biggest inspiration comes from people like, Micheal Jackson, Santana, and Andre Sergovia. He says, he enjoys the guitar so much because of the feeling it giveshim when he plays. It is not only him that enjoys the guitar, and it does give you a great feeling inside. This is the kind of music that can be turned on of a morning a left on all day and never tiring of it. Griffin is someone that is bringing music to the world, and this music he brings is timeless. Be sure to keep track of Griffin and his music at Griffin Tintor.