New video "In The Breeze", and new guitar


I've uploaded on YouTube and on this site a new video of an old composition, In The Breeze.  This is a piece I have come back to often since it was first written about five years ago.  I enjoy its constantly evolving gentle melody and its feel of drift and spiralling.  Every time I revive it I play it a little differently and find new ways to move around the sometimes tricky positional shifts. 

I've also made a few improvements to my sound and video set-up, using a Fujifilm camera and a Zoom F6 recorder with a pair of Warm Audio WA14 mics.

I'm also playing a superb new guitar which I first saw on a visit to master luthier Stephen Frith in Crawley, Surrey.  He's a great maker, and this guitar is incredible.  It has a flamed maple back and sides and a top of old seasoned European spruce with beautiful bear-claw markings.  It has an extraordinary rich, sweet and powerful sound, endless sustain, bell-like top notes and an evenness of volume and projection across its whole range.

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