Sandy Shalk


Alexander ("Sandy") Shalk has been performing on guitar for over 40 years. His music has ranged from ensemble work as a member of popular bands in the Delaware area to presenting powerful, jazz-tinged Celtic pieces on solo guitar in concert and recording settings. He has gained accolades from guitarists, other musicians, and general audiences for his groundbreaking jazz, Celtic, and pop arrangements on guitar. He plays comfortably in a variety of guitar tunings, including the DADGAD tuning invented by the late Davy Graham, and brought by Sandy to another level in the jazz idiom.


His website is:


Sandy released in April 2014 a solo guitar CD called "Newer Every Day," which is a seminal recording of jazz, folk, and Celtic tunes in alternative tunings.


Sandy has been honored by being asked by Stefan Grossman to record three DVD guitar lessons for Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop. You may contact Sandy directly for purchase of those lessons, or buy them through the Workshop website:


Contact Information and Store


Alexander "Sandy" Shalk
17047 Jays Way
Milton, DE 19968
Tel: 302-670-8041

E-mail: sandy_shalk AT yahoo DOT com


Sandy has prepared many guitar arrangements in tab/music form. You can contact him to discuss purchase of any of these items, as well as his availability for performances, recordings, guitar lessons, and workshops.


Enjoy Sandy's evocative guitar arrangement ((c) 2006 Alexander Shalk) and rendition of the great Robert Burns tune "Ye Banks and Braes," below.

Ye Banks Braes.mp3
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Ye Banks Braes.mp3
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