From his fluency on Classical,12-string and steel-string acoustic guitar,guitarist/composer Michael DeLalla has forged a distinguished and storied performing and recording career. His music is infused with influences ranging from jazz,Celtic and folk traditions worldwide,tempered with his classical training. A performance by Michael showcases gifted improvisation and dazzling technical facility that never sacrifices the richness and poignancy of his compositions. Sprinkled among the music are his wry, sometimes irreverent observations of the experiences that are behind the pieces. The result is not just a collection of instrumental works, but also a narrative of his travels and travails found in his varied musical habitats.