Nick Charles is fond of that area where the roots of blues, jazz , folk
and country collide, listing a diverse range of influences such as Robert
Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, Doc Watson , Merle Travis , Kenny Burrell and
Django Reinhardt. The virtuosity and eclectic nature of Nick's music has
developed and flourished for more than 25 years of performing, writing ,
recording and touring in many various musical settings.
A regular traveller to all corners of Australia , the USA and the UK
, Nick has collected numerous awards and accolades along the way including
the Australian Song Competition 1st Prize and Blues Song and Blues Albums
of the year. Melbourne's "The Age" newspaper has stated , Nick Charles is
"Australia's virtuoso of acoustic roots guitar."
We are thrilled to help introduce Nick Charles to fans of great acoustic
guitar playing with this "Collection" as well as his "Travelling Fingerpicker"
1) Dusty Ribbon
2) High Tide
3) The Jazzy Rag
4) Bibury Court
5) The Everyday Blues
6) Blues For Helen
7) Davey Street
8) Prayer for Les
9) East Coast Blues
11) Walkin' The blues Away
12) Kenny's Blues
13) Rule Of Thumb
15) New Kind Of Feeling
16) The Drifting Cowboy
Nick can be heard on Acoustic Guitar Highlights Vol. 5!
some REVIEWS of Nick's playing
"Exquisite fingerstyle guitar playing" ...Sunday Age
"Dazzling musicianship" Rhythms Magazine
"A master picker and songwriter" The Age
"A World Class Stylist and Composer" ....Black Rose Acoustic Society
"Brilliant Acoustic Guitar , recorded and played as it should" Doug Spencer ABC Radio
Nick Charles : The Collection
"Beautifully played and recorded" Australian Guitar Magazine
"On the Warm side of Perfect" Sunday Herald Sun
"Awesome Fingerpicking" Australian Musician
" A shimmering combination of acoustic Styles" Mixdown
Nick Charles is as well a versatile
as fantastic guitarist with impressive techniques who creates a beautiful
ambiance with a soulful touch and a wealth of inspiration and dedication
with his own creative musical signature.
Henk te Veldhuis
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