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Andy Salvanos

Andy Salvanos

Instrumental / World / New Age Adelaide, SA, AU  AU
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Open fields
Open fields
Dream recall
Dream recall
The King (Excerpt)
The King (Excerpt)
Short memory from early childhood
Short memory from early childhood
The market marauders
The market marauders


Andy Salvanos Chapman Stick video "Summer"



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  • Joe Adrian Project (Artist)
    Joe Adrian Project
    Back for more Open Fields is excellent love these guitar sounds
  • JeanMi Chapron (Artist)
    JeanMi Chapron
    Hey ! Just stopping by for a couple of tracks to listen to! :-) Always a great moment on your player! Have a great 2015, Andy! All the best from France! JeanMi
  • LeonB. (Artist)
    Outstanding instrumental work !! Best wishes,Leon.
  • Joe Adrian Project (Artist)
    Joe Adrian Project
    Really enjoying your music thank you
  • Newsy Sky (Artist)
    Newsy Sky
    Played "Open fields" such a good song and good works. God bless you keep in touch
  • Suthurn Swaggur (Artist)
    Suthurn Swaggur
    Really nice work Andy! All the best from Nashville.


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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: RT @AdelaideFesCent: It's Friday Eve. Tomorrow night we'll have @andysalvanos, Animal Shadows & Pilot Records DJs at #TheRiverDeck.Bar open…


"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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Busking (Orignally posted on Myspace April 09)
Jun 11, 2009

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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!

Asked by michael kasper. Answered on Thu Aug 28 2014

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