Fusing folk, jazz and pop styles, two-time Grammy-winner Laurence Juber creates a multifaceted performance that belies the use of only one acoustic guitar.
First internationally recognized as lead guitarist in Beatle Paul McCartney’s band Wings, Juber has since established himself as a world-renowned guitar virtuoso, composer and arranger. He has released 23 solo albums which spotlight his unique touch and tone on solo acoustic guitar.
Will Ackerman is a Grammy Award-winning American guitarist and composer of acoustic-based instrumental music. He founded and ran for many years the influential New Age record label Windham Hill Records. As a producer, he is the recipient of more than 20 platinum and gold records in the United States and internationally.
David Cullen is a Grammy Award winner for Best Pop Instrumental Recording. He has performed with Will Ackerman, Samite, Tracy Silverman, Darol Anger, The DePue Brothers Band and Michael Manring. David also has played with The Jaco Big Band and with the Philly Pops.
Cullen has performed in a dazzling wide range of styles including classical, jazz and world Music. David has performed throughout North America for Classical Guitar Societies, Jazz Festivals, and Performing Arts Series. He has released 10 CDs for the acoustic guitar label Solid Air Records. David Cullen’s recordings have been featured on NPR stations across America.
Ken Gehret has been performing as a musician for more than 30 years, primarily as a guitarist/violinist, in various musical scenarios.
Ken performs, teaches, composes and arranges for over 17 instruments including: voice, woodwind, reed, string and keyboards, but his main instruments are guitar and violin.
His musical experiences stem from a primarily country music background, performing with well known stars ( at the age of 18), including Roy Clark and Mell Tellis.
Vin Downes is a recording artist, solo performer, active freelance guitarist and a public school
music teacher in New Jersey, where he currently teaches classical guitar at Bayonne High
He has recorded and performed with musicians including Will Ackerman, Liz Story
and Tony Levin.
For more, visit www.vindownes.com.
Rated as one of the top 30 guitarists in the world under 30 years of age by Acoustic Guitar magazine comes an instrumentalist from Philadelphia whose compositions range in style from edgy driving rhythms to soft melodic phrases. Trevor Gordon Hall sets himself apart by leaving no physical aspect of the guitar untouched and weaving together different textures into grand yet intimate and lyrical compositions.