Here’s Antoine Dufour on Harp Guitar and Tommy Gauthier on violin playing an original composition called Solitude. Whereas many of the guitar tappers do acrobats and exhibit phenomenal skills which will push the acoustic guitar into new areas, Antoine always leans towards playing music. Tommy’s playing on this is exceptional
Monthly Archives: May 2010
Bruce Cockburn is a player I have been listening to since the mid seventies, he’s a magnificent acoustic guitar player from Canada. In this short youtube video there is a sample of his playing and also discussions about his approach.
For more Bruce Cockburn check out his playing with a great Mali musician Bruce Cockburn
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Rory Gallagher ( 1948 – 1995) was an Irish guitar player who became popular in the late sixties, while playing with his trio Taste, he went on to have greater success in the seventies and was named Musician of the year in 1972 by Melody Maker mag (ahead of Eric Clapton). He was much loved for his electric blues playing on a Stratocaster. He continued playing and touring until his death in 1995.
In this Acoustic Slide Guitar Video on Youtube, Rory is playing the Blues classic, Can’t Be Satisfied.
Information about Rory go to Wikipedia Rory Gallagher
For other great Slide Guitar, check out Jerry Douglas