Lead guitar in 1970s and 80s rock fusion band Soft Machine, long term collaboration with Stéphane Grappelli (following in Django Reinhardt’s footsteps), duos with classical guitarist John Williams, founder of the Zappatistas dedicated to keeping alive the music of Frank Zappa and a long and distinguished career as a leading jazz guitarist are just some…Read the rest...
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John Etheridge – Peerie Willie Guitar Season – October datesPosted by Bryan Peterson on October 13th, 2010 1 Comment
Peerie Willie Guitar Season 2010Posted by Bryan Peterson on September 8th, 2010 No Comments
Next weekend sees the return of Shetland Arts’ Peerie Willie Guitar Festival, and as always has a healthy dose of jazz guitar in the mix.
Now in its seventh year, the festival pays homage to Shetland guitarist Peerie Willie Johnson, whose pioneering use of jazz styles are now widespread in Shetland music.
The full programme …
Shetland’s 1st Classic Guitar ShowPosted by Bryan Peterson on August 24th, 2009 No Comments
As part of this year’s Peerie Willie Guitar Festival… we’ve teamed up with High Level Music to hold Shetland’s first Classic Guitar Show.
The event will take place at Islesburgh Community Centre on Sunday 20th September at 12.00 and will feature displays of rare, historical, unusual and valuable guitars from all over Shetland.