If you are a guitar player who has lived this long and not heard John Renbourn play acoustic guitar, you have missed one of the great acoustic guitar players of our time. He was a member of the British folk band Pentangle and has inspired thousands of guitar players for the last 30 years or more. In this video recording, he is playing the traditional tunes South Wind and Blarney Pilgrim. Although John’s music often gets categorized as Celtic, he plays music which far surpasses genres.
To hear more John Renbourn with Stefan Grossman, check out Renbourn and Grossman doing a contemporary jazz tune Goodbye Pork Pie Hat