Acoustic Guitar Night: David Mead and Ben Powell from the UK and Bryan Rason from Canada.
David Mead and Ben Powell in concert
Bath Fingerstyle Guitar Sessions
Bio: After a career in journalism and having written no fewer than 19 books on guitar playing, David Mead suddenly remembered why he got into the music business in the first place. "I wanted to play the guitar!" he laughs. "My forays into journalism, teaching and writing books were all part of it and ...See Full Bio
“The source of musical inspiration is a mysterious, elusive and wonderful thing. A sound, a phrase, a place or, in David Mead’s case, a word; Arboretum. It could have been the title for a single track, he says, but then the thought of the exotic woods from which acoustic guitars are made came into mind and that inspired the whole album. And what a superb instrumental collection it is, too. Highly melodic, honest and expertly executed this is David at his acoustic best. It’s all beautifully produced too, making a listening experience that will transport you to a better place where all is calm and beautiful and Mother Nature reaches out to embrace you. From the opening sound of birdsong and the first crystal chord right through to the night storm, this is a glorious set that somehow touches your inner soul. Miss it at your peril. *****”