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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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Twitter_icon_for_status: I'm playing down at Deep Blue Cafe tomorrow evening. Should be nice :)


"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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    Back for another listen enjoying "open fields" stunning track nice work
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    Fantastic music here really enjoyed "dream recall" fantastic piece of music!! Joined all your links and we wish you much success all the best from us all at Harry Munk
  • Wendymoonshine (Artist) Wendymoonshine
    I always thought a Chapman Stick was just like a cool sounding bass or something.But listening to your remarkable and beguiling music here,I was quite clearly a million mi...
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    Back for more!! Have a great weekend!!
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    Great musicianship here!!!
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    Beautiful...superior A class music from the skies...so glad to fan artists like you, my friend! Idril
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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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