I started out playing Solo, like almost every other guitarist and singer I know.
Everything is stripped back to the basics. Just me and my guitar, trying to do it all !
With these shows I like to give a nice mixture of the classic acoustic guitar songs mixed in with a few of my own versions of semi well known numbers. My influences in this area include The Beatles, James Taylor, Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, John Mayer, Tina Dico, Ray LaMontagne, Chet Atkins, Bill Withers, Glen Campbell, SRV, Albert King and alot of the old blues classics. I guess I’m a blues man at heart. I also love a good ballad and feel very much at ease singing and playing them.
I enjoy songwriting and the whole process of turning an idea or a whim into a song fascinates me. The songs are there and are played often. Not much new material of late though. However I feel the antenna is re-opening again so I’m hoping to catch a bit of that amazing musical energy which is out there waiting to be caught. One just has to be tuned into the right frequency at the right time.
My solo shows are always full of emotion. The fun of life, the seriousness of it too. And then sometimes the pure silliness of it all.
Come along !! See and hear for yourself.