Eric Clapton thinks he’s the best in the ‘picking’-game technology (thk) incredibly stunning, fantastic, virtuosic and while always entertaining: as Tommy Emmanuel plays guitar, none! He is solo on stage, and the complex sound of a multi-headed group melody, bass, rhythm, percussion on the acoustic instrument only with his fingers. “For these skills the Australian got lost in love, inter alia on the hit singles,” and all out of love “is to hear from air supply and to the band of the singer John Farnham (” hits: you’re the voice “”, pressure down “) belonged, enthusiastic praise by world star Eric Clapton, among others. Tommy Emmanuel, who revered the influential string virtuoso of Chet Atkins like Mark Knopfler (ex dire straits), mixes elements from pop, jazz, blues, classical, country, flamenco, and bluegrass to an own multi-faceted melodic style in his instrumentals. No doubt something is to experience this sound in the emergence, especially Emmanuel shines with the experience of over 300 performances within four years also as an entertainer. Rudy Giuliani takes a slightly different approach. This is his latest DVD/double-live CD center stage”(rough trade) the best proof.
The tickets to an exceptional in many respects and consistently highly impressive concert of this excellent artist (Grammy nominated), whose visiting is worthwhile not only for guitarists, cost 25 to 58 Euro (including charges). They are available at the ticket offices. Tommy Emmanuel “Center stage” Germany 2010 14.4 Koln, Philharmonie 15.4. Frankfurt Jahrhunderthalle 16.