- 6 years ago
Playing tracks by
1. Alex Kapranos, front man of the Scottish band, Franz Ferdinand.
Staccato style, tonal changes, influence of his Greek heritage and the Glasgow art scene reflect his musical ideas.
2. Sharon Isbin, America's leading Classical guitarist and winner of 2 Grammys for her guitar playing. She has recorded with a diverse range of musicians around the world, adding richness and complexity to her repertoire.
3. Richard Thompson, the guitarist's guitarist. He is the Fairport Convention veteran guitarist who brought the excitement of rock to British folk music.
4. Jennifer Batten, American rock chick, effects supremo, shredder and tapper, who rose to fame with Michael Jackson and Jeff Beck. One of the world's great session guitarists she pushes the limits of the latest technology.
5. Baaba Maal from Senegal is an inspirational musician at home and abroad.
With a range of instruments that make up the beautiful sounds from Senegal which is a meeting place for Arabic and African cultures.