Gigs: Woody Mann – Liverpool and Cockermouth
Posted on: Monday, May 14, 2012
Wed 27th June – The Rodewald Suite at The Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
Fri 29th June – The Kirkgate Centre, Cockermouth
Woody Mann is a superlative player/singer/songwriter of American roots music. He’s an outstanding performer who plays with passion and a deep sensitivity to his music with an easy, laid-back style. He’s a sublime singer/songwriter with a warm, witty engaging personality. Hugely talented, his music is an enticing mix of blues, roots and jazz. He’s written film scores, is top class guitar tutor and has produced many books, CDs and DVDs on the music he loves. Woody Mann has played with Son House, Bukka White and John Fahey and has studied jazz under the great Lennie Tristano….
Woody has recently put the finishing touches to his documentary film about the Rev. Gary Davis called Harlem Street Singer – a heartfelt tribute to this amazing guitarist – a riveting film about the life of the man who taught him to play guitar with a dedicated website www.acoustictraditions.org.