Bert Jansch and other Acoustic Guitar Explorers

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Sunday, October 16, 2011

In the mid-Sixties, Scottish guitarist Bert Jansch began blending influences to create a unique, expressive technique on the acoustic guitar. Jansch died a few weeks ago, on Oct. 5th, but his influence and example live on, and can be heard in the work of many guitarists who explore the potential of the acoustic guitar. Host David Garland presents some of Jansch's solo work, his work with the band Pentangle, and new music by the young Irish guitarist Cian Nugent, and Philadelphia songwriter Meg Baird.

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Comments [4]

charles wong

Jansch didn't write Anji. It was written by Davey Graham

Oct. 16 2011 08:15 PM

The don't drop out of trees either. :-)

Oct. 16 2011 08:10 PM

Sad day to hear of the death of a fellow Glaswegian. Great guitarists don't drop out of threes.

Oct. 16 2011 08:10 PM

"Anji" wasn't written by Jansch, it was written by Davey Graham.

Oct. 16 2011 08:06 PM

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