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Andy Salvanos

Rank #1 AU Adelaide, SA, AU Instrumental / World / New Age

50% of sales go to the charity World Vision.

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Sounds Like: Mark Knopfler, Andy McKee, Pierre Bensusan, Ólafur Arnalds, Mike Oldfield - Tubular.net

Label: Independent artist, represented on Reverbnation by the following, Fermata Records, Magic Rock Records

Bio: Andy Salvanos

Swedish-born Chapman Stick player Andy Salvanos bridges the gap between bass, fingerstyle guitar and new age piano; with a style described by one reviewer as "the sound of the world".

Salvanos, who has performed at the Adelaide International Guitar Festival, The Adelaide Fringe,... See Full Bio

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"Andy, thank you so much for "Running Water". It reminds me of all the elements of other players in your caliber like Pierre Bensusan and Alex Degrassi".
— John Francis Downey, Solo Guitarist, Canada
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  • Sami (Artist) Sami
    The King (Excerpt)............Shared on my Facebook *& Twitter ...it's time to support each other...love & respect
    Tumbs up!Bravo!Best wishes.
  • Maybe (Artist) Maybe
    Lovely sounds from the guitar on Open Fields - keep on playing... maybe me
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    Thanks for your words, mate!
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    Very nice stuff!! Greetings from Spain!! https://www.facebook.com/overfallmetal
  • JeanMi Chapron (Artist) JeanMi Chapron
    Many many thanks from France for the GREAT sounds here! Chapman Stick is awesome, we all know that, but you can be proud of your tracks! :)
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Q: Hi Andy ,what is the origin of the instrument, is it a Baroque Renaissance instrument ,it has such a dynamic frequency range, European version of the sitar, are they expensive.
A: Hi, It's actually a modern guitar-family instrument called a Chapman Stick, developed by Emmett Chapman in California in the late 60's. There are quite a few players in your neck of the woods. More info at http://stick.com/ All the best!

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