Performer of English, Scottish, Irish, & American Songs & tunes + Rembetica and World
Also an award Winning Community Musician & Composer
On Bouzouki, Steel Guitar & Harmonica
A true individual ...its good to have him back - Simon Jones - fROOTS
Identity and passion in abundance -Sean McGhee - ROCK n REEL
The new CD is an impressive piece of work -Bright Young Folk Review
Innovative, honest and credible - Folker (Germany)
A talented multi-instrumentalist - Sing Out (USA)
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ABC To Read, Family Fun Day, California Country Park, Wokingham, Sunday 26th May, Find Out Where It Is
9th - Wimborne Folk Festival, Wimborne, Dorset, with Charles Spicer - Visit Them on Facebook
29th - Culture Fest, Newbury Race Course - Find Out About Culture Fest
6th - Fo'csle Folk Club, Southampton, with Charles Spicer - Get Directions
Thatcham Festival of the Arts, Thatcham West Berks., with Charles Spicer (Date to be confirmed)
20th - Thatcham Apple Day (opening community orchard), The Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham, with Charles Spicer
Archived Blogs and Features:
1)My meeting with Peter Abnett
I took my new bouzouki to Peter Abnett (its maker) for a six month service and met him for the first time... and a very nice man he is too... together with Donal Lunny of Planxty, Peter designed and made the first purpose built bouzouki for Irish music using a unique three piece dished back which, still, only he makes - don't know of anyone else that makes them that way - it retains certain aspects of the Greek sound - but is much easier to hold, has a shorter neck and a wider finger board... it's a treat to play and produces a lovely strong, clear sound.
You can hear it being played, solo, on the set of Breton Tunes on the Sound Cloud player above.
Mark T. & Peter Abnett
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