07 April 2013
Dan plays finger-style mountain dulcimer with precision and delicacy and he is a highly accomplished and stylish acoustic guitarist, specialising in Open C tuning. He adopts a unique approach to British folk melodies, sometimes in medieval modes, often with jazzy chords and rhythms. On a specially tailored guitar with two pickups, Dan has developed a unique palette of sounds using digital effects and sampling to produce an electro-acoustic sounds full of imagination and atmosphere.
With 4 CD albums and 14 international tours under his belt, Dan has won the respect of the world’s leading dulcimer players and won the hearts of audiences on both sides of the Atlantic. For this, his thirteenth appearance at Ealing Guitar Society, Dan’s concert will include a beautiful selection of traditional folk melodies, some fun original pieces and a few popular classics played on dulcimer, acoustic and electro-acoustic guitars.
‘a highly individual and stylish guitarist ~ your performance was very enthusiastically received and attracted a good-sized audience" - Barbican Centre, London
‘a stylish blend of medieval folk and contemporary jazz guitar idioms’ - The Independent (newspaper)