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Where To Start?

Posted on May 29, 2014 by Fareed in News

Where to start? This last season has been intense in every way, and things are moving forward in many new and exciting directions. I’m not one to go into personal things on public forum, but a little context is needed here. In the midst of all the professional complexities of teaching and touring my parents [...]



And So The Next Phase Begins

Posted on December 4, 2013 by Fareed in News

And so the next phase begins. Out of Nowhere is OUT and doin’ fine! Please check it out, and buy a copy. We are on the jazz charts and climbing! Click here to buy Out of Nowhere on iTunes! In a few months you’ll see my DELMARK debut: “Trance Hypothesis” from the Flat Earth Ensemble [...]



Life and all its Changes.

Posted on October 24, 2013 by Fareed in News

It’s a time of transition for me. My father is ill but recovering thank God. My mom is 83 and needs her son now. It’s been amazing to see our family pull together. Thanks to all of you, you know who you are. In the meantime music marches on… With the release of Out of [...]



Fareed Haque’s Out Of Nowhere

Posted on September 19, 2013 by Fareed in News

Fareed Haque Returns To His Jazz Roots on Out Of Nowhere Jam band guitar guru’s debut on Charleston Square set for Aug. 20 release Modern guitar virtuoso Fareed Haque is a six-string marvel whose uncommon versatility and open-mindedness reflect the eclecticism of the 21st century musician. An acclaimed player and accomplished composer who is steeped [...]



It’s in the Details.

Posted on July 24, 2013 by Fareed in News

Once again I was invited to perform with Paquito D’Rivera and help him run the jam sessions at the 2nd Jazz en la Patagonia in Frutillar, Chile. My first task was to play a guitar feature with Paquito’s group – an arrangement of Las Abejas by Agustin Barrios, one of the hardest pieces in classical [...]



Now we are off to Tour

Posted on July 17, 2013 by Fareed in News

RV hell. I own a 36-foot long Toy Hauler class C RV for touring – Or maybe I should say it owns me. If you get a chance to buy an RV – don’t. It’s a bad idea. Unless you are: A] Rich B] Old C] Drive at speeds slower than 45 mph D] An [...]



Hymn of The Ancients Recording Session

Posted on June 24, 2013 by Fareed in News

Hymn of the Ancients recording session WHAT is it with TABLA players?? They are like the Opera DIVAs of the east. Order my food? Drive me around? Buy my plane ticket? First class only! …I have almost had it with ‘em! Oud players, rik players, Sitar players, Kalimba players, NO PROBLEM. But Tabla??? Sheeeeesh. So [...]



Have Guitar Will Travel

Posted on June 1, 2013 by Fareed in News

Time to blog again! It has been a crazy crazy month. Typically I try to keep April a gentle month so that I can focus on my NIU students, who typically are preparing for recitals, exams, etc. We also have our yearly guitar ensemble concerts, I give a faculty recital and it’s generally a time [...]



3 Upcoming Shows at The Listening Room

Posted on April 8, 2013 by Fareed in News

Fareed is excited to announce 3 upcoming shows showcasing 3 different projects at The Listening Room in Crystal Lake, IL. April 14, 2:00 pm – Music from Brazil and Beyond >> Guitar and Flute, featuring Zach Weiss, flute, playing the music of Brazil May 12, 2:00 pm – Guitar and voice, Love songs and Lullabies [...]



New Beginnings, New Course, and Old Music

Posted on February 27, 2013 by Fareed in News

First off, I am proud to announce that I recently signed with Hoplite Music! This amazing agency launched bands such as The Disco Biscuits, Sound Tribe Sector 9, Zach Deputy and UV Hippo. For booking, please now contact: Matt Kolinski 802.497.3453 matt@hoplitemusic.com Secondly, my latest TrueFire course, 1-2-3 Bossa Nova, hit the stands last week. [...]