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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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  • Bleach (Artist) Bleach
    Great job!! Glad to be a fan! Stay blessed!
  • Cat Jessen (Artist) Cat Jessen
    Hey Andy, Beautiful Music!! Could easily drift off into Other Worlds with it ; ) I used to live in Adelaide! Hope it treats you well ~ Here's my latest: http://www.y...
  • Nanagen dokusousha (Artist) Nanagen dokusousha
    Talented instrumental music player and crystal clear tone!! Great music and sound creation!!
  • Lenny Luzitano (Artist) Lenny Luzitano
    "OPEN FIELDS" Beautiful music i must say .Simply fabulous.Extremely detailed with finesse! Brother Lenny Luzitano
  • michael kasper (Artist) michael kasper
    incredible sound ,a must to have in anyone's music collection
  • Wildhaus (Artist) Wildhaus
    thanks for the connection, we are pleased to welcome you - good works here - please check out our video and music on our reverbnation page - rock on / Wildhaus
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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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