Gareth Hedges, blues guitarist

Gareth Hedges

'The quintessential travelling minstrel, Gareth Hedges is a blessing to music lovers everywhere. With dexterity, adaptability and deep-felt soul, Gareth skilfully draws from his six and twelve-stringed guitars melodies that cut to the heart of blues, jazz and folk traditions.' (Vermont Arts, USA)

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With 6 CDs to his credit, including his latest CD Transition, performing and recording artist Gareth Hedges learned from some of the early blues guitar masters such as Blind Gary Davis, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Son House, Doc Watson, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGee.

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GARETH HEDGES & DAVID SECCOMBE


Vocalist and finger style guitarist, Gareth Hedges, has 7 CDs to his
credit, his latest is titled Transition. He performs Delta & ragtime
blues, vintage classics, Celtic & original songs & instrumentals & has toured Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand & Western Europe over the years. In concert, the tunes are interspersed with humour & anecdotes from meeting & travelling with many important influential musicians, such as John Lee Hooker, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Son House, Rev Gary Davis, Pete Seeger, Doc Watson, Bill Monroe & many other great
blues & folk pioneers.

Supporting act Dave Seccombe is a singer/Songwriter based in Cornwall. His music has been commissioned for Theatrical Plays, DVD and CD. As a solo vocalist and guitarist Dave perfoms his own material, using a finger-picking, yet percussive style and favouring Open D tuning. Dave is currently recording a new album of acoustic songs, drawing inspiration from living in and around the Cornish landscape He has performed with Phil Johnstone (Robert Plant Band), Daryl Way (Curved Air), Simon Friend (Levellers), Fairport Convention and collaborated with Devon based Melodian virtuoso player Nigel Sture.

Saturday 27" April 2019
Concert at The Old School, Stoke Climsland,
Nr Callington PL17 8NY

Arrive 7pm, Concert 7 30pm - 10pm, 8, Bar and Snacks
TICKETS 01579 370 493 Weekday mornings
or email oldschooljazz@icloud.com



Currently Gareth is working on creating a finger style guitar TAB instruction book of his own compositions and arrangements of folk, blues and jazz tunes for intermediate/advanced guitar players. Also in the book there will be stories and anecdotes of meetings with some of the great musicians he met on the road. There will also be an accompanying CD.

Gareth continues to perform occasional gigs both here and abroad and welcomes enquiries.


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Gareth Hedges

Delta & Country Blues, American & Celtic Folk, Jazz Classics, Original Songs & Instrumentals.

6, 12 string & Dobro resonator guitar.