An Evening with GRAMMY Award-winning Guitarist Ed Gerhard GRAMMY Award-winning Guitarist Ed Gerhard, will appear on Saturday, May 9, at Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton, CT. Showtime is 7:30pm. Call (860) 693-0263 for tickets and info. Or visit roaringbrookconcert.org From Tokyo to Rome and venues across the US, Ed Gerhard's music has touched concert audiences all over the world. Gerhard captivates audiences with a combination of virtuosity, generosity and humor. Known for his gorgeous tone and compositional depth, Gerhard can move a listener with a single note. Gerhard will share an evening of exquisite guitar music- performing material from his latest CD as well as concert favorites. Performing on 6-string, slide guitar and Hawaiian lap steel. Gerhard combines rare compositional depth with inspired virtuosity. Fans of guitar music wont want to miss this opportunity to see and hear one of the countrys finest players. His CD "Luna" is featured in Acoustic Guitar Magazine's 20th Anniversary list of the "240 Essential Albums." This soulful album of original compositions rich in melody, chordal complexity and stylistic variety proves why Gerhard is considered to have the most exquisite acoustic guitar tone on the planet. - Acoustic Guitar Magazine His music is featured in the Ken Burns documentary MarkTwain and "The National Parks:America's Best Idea." "Gerhard does not write instrumentals. He writes songs only a guitar can sing." - Boston Globe.Save
Label: Virtue Records
From Tokyo to Rome and venues across
the US, Ed Gerhard’s music has touched
audiences all over the world. Performing on
6-string, slide guitar or Acoustic Hawaiian Lap
Slide (Weissenborn), Gerhard’s virtuosity, generosity
and humor shine through. His distinctive touch is unmistakable.
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“Even before he started recording "House of Guitars" [Virtue Records], Ed Gerhard knew it would differ radically from his previous albums. The concept would be simple, but daring: Round up a bevy of inexpensive pawnshop guitars and play them as is-without even changing the strings. Making music with “found” tools could have been a recipe for aural disaster, but somehow "House of Guitars" stands as a creative and sonic masterpiece.”