Sean McGowan

Sean McGowan

Denver, CO

Playing Level

  • Advanced

Playing Styles and Interests

  • Fingerstyle

Professional Status

  • Performer
    Recording Artist

Based in Denver, Colorado, Acoustic Guitar contributing editor Sean McGowan is a fingerstyle jazz and acoustic guitarist who combines diverse influences with unconventional techniques to create a broad palette of textures within his compositions and arrangements for solo guitar. He is the author of the Stringletter book Acoustic Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar Essentials, and has released three recordings of jazz standards and originals for solo archtop guitar. McGowan teaches guitar, theory, and improvisation at the University of Colorado–Denver.

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