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Little Toby Walker

Date : 07 / 11 / 2015
Time : 7.30pm
Price : £8 Tickets on the door.
Phone : 07415 892 436

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TOBY WALKER (USA)- UK Tour

“If he doesn’t get them with his phenomenal guitar playing or catchy songs, he gets them with his wonderful stories. True entertainers have an engaging spirit that puts a smile on your face. Arlo Guthrie has it. David Bromberg has it. And so does Toby. ” – John Platt – WFUV “As a blues guitar player, I am stunned and in awe of Toby Walker’s pickin’! Add to that his fine songs and singing and friendly presentation, and it’s obvious that Toby Walker is one of the most enjoyable artists in today’s Blues World.” – Steady Rollin’ Bob Margolin Guitarist for the late Muddy Waters “When Toby Walker straps the guitar on, the notes fly at a rate that is dizzying. They dance with speed, grace and precision. The effect is one of steel-like strength. His blues are a flash of muscle and his gentle fingerstyle ballads speak poetry.” -Richard Cuccaro – Acoustic Live

Internationally and nationally acclaimed Toby Walker has been hailed as a roots music fingerstyle guitar virtuoso who has toured the USA and Europe.  Walker blends the styles of blues, ragtime, country, bluegrass, rock and old time jazz into his own unique style.  Jorma Kaukonen of Hot Tuna and the Jefferson Airplane says “Flat out… you have to hear this great musician… I’m blown away” and has employed Walker to teach at his famous Fur Peace Ranch Guitar Camp for 6 years. In 2010 Walker won the NY Music Award for ‘Best Instrumental CD,’ sharing the honours with Mariah Carey, Rufus Wainwright and Judy Collins among many others.  Carnegie Hall acknowledged his rare talents and  hired him to augment and teach in their “American Roots” program aimed at honour level middle school students. www.littletobywalker.com

Toby Walker został uznany jako miedzynarodowy i krajowy wirtuoz, ktὀry koncertował w USA i Europie. Walker łączy style blues, ragtime, country, bluegrass , rocka i starej daty jazzu tworząc swὀj niepowtarzalny styl. W 2010 roku zdobył NY Music Award za najlepsze instrumentalne CD i podzielił zaszczyt z Mariah Carey, Rufuf Wainwright i Judy Collins. Carnegie Hall uznał jego niespotykany talent i zatrudnił go aby szkolic gimnazjalistὀw w ramach programu „American Roots”.

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