Gig: Woody Mann – UK Tour 2009

Posted on: Saturday, Aug 22, 2009

Woody Mann – UK Tour 2009

We have a handful of dates in the region for the renowned guitarist and performer Woody Mann.

16-Oct - Theatre Clywd, Mold
06-Nov - Worthenbury
11-Nov - Bluefunk, Poynton
13-Nov - Grand Theatre Studio, Blackpool
21-Nov - Guitar Festival, Birkenhead
22-Nov - Guitar Festival, Birkenhead

Not only was Woody taught by the peerless guitar picker the Rev Gary Davis, but Mann has played with Son House, Bukka White and John Fahey and has studied jazz under the great Lennie Tristano…. don’t miss a chance to see him; you are unlikely to hear anything – or anyone – better..”   – The Times

He is one of the world’s most renowned guitar masters and song story tellers – updating the past with his own unique contemporary improvisational style.   He’s a teacher, producer, and writer who also taught Paul Simon to play guitar !!  He’s been a faculty member at the New School in New York City, conducted master workshops, founded International Guitar Seminars and Acoustic Sessions Inc, and schooled countless guitarists through his acclaimed books and DVDs including the series “The Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar,” “The Complete Robert Johnson,” “The Blues Fakebook,” and the recently published “Lisboa – the Guitar Of Woody Mann” a collection of original compositions.

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