Aussie ex-pat Tommy Emmanuel and his brother Phil taught themselves to play at a very early age. A meeting turned jam session with his guitar hero Chet Atkins bolstered his confidence. By the mid-1980’s, he went it alone, making instrumental guitar records, a move that […]
Tommy Emmanuel has achieved enough musical milestones to satisfy several lifetimes. At the age of six, he was touring regional Australia with his family band. By 30, he was a rock n’ roll lead guitarist burning up stadiums in Europe. […]
There were many tribute concerts in bars, clubs, and performance halls around the country on May 24, 2016, the diamond anniversary of Bob Dylan’s birth. I chose the one that was the second day of a two-night tribute at the Ryman. […]
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