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Solo Guitar John Goldie At Lyth Arts Centre

22nd June 2013

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3rd August 2013
Solo Guitar – John Goldie
Time: 20:00:00
Location: Lyth Arts Centre, Summer Evening Foyer Recital
Length: 2 hours
Interval: yes
Age suitability : 8+
Solo Guitar – John GoldieSolo Guitar – John Goldie
In John Goldie's hands, an acoustic guitar becomes something more than a musical instrument. It becomes an extension of the man himself. Regarded as one of the finest acoustic guitarists in the world, his unique ability to blend various styles of music with mind-bending finger-style techniques has made him a firm favourite with audiences across the globe.

As a solo performer or with his band, The Acoustic Unit, John has impressed audiences worldwide with both his own compositions and brilliant arrangements of pop and rock classics including, Smoke On The Water, Honky Tonk Woman,September, The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore etc. which can be found on his last two solo CDs, Picked in the Pastand A Little Of What You Fancy both released to critical acclaim and also praise from members of the Rolling Stones and Queen to name but a few.

With his band, John has released two eclectic CDs, Open 4 Closure and most recently Chocolate Maze, all original compositions with Celtic, blues and funk coming together in a heady mixture of tracks which according to one rave review "crosses more borders than a foreign correspondent!"

"Watching John live is a truly mesmerising experience that shows a musician of such skill and passion to which few others can come close. Find out why the likes of George Benson, Tommy Emmanuel and Martin Taylor are all fans. You won't be disappointed. John is a technician who plays with soul; the two rarely go together; his versions of Honky Tonk Woman andNeed Your Love So Bad retain all the heart of Keith Richard and Peter Green while managing to play the whole song - solo! It's hard enough to capture the lead part on its own. These songs are technically brilliant and soulful. I AM A FAN!"
(Andy Fairweather Low)

"The utterly bereft blues of Need Your Love So Bad is worth the entrance fee alone". - Rob Adams - The Herald
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"To comprehend what Goldie has achieved with this album is quite literally mind bending" - www.themusiccritic.co.uk

*"Superb playing and great tunes add up to a real treat from start to finish" - The List

*"John Goldie is one of the finest acoustic guitarists in the world today... Brilliant" - Martin Taylor MBE

www.johngoldie.co.uk

 

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