Claude Bourbon

When: Saturday, September 17th 2022, Start Time: 20:00

Where: The Stables Causeway, Cromarty IV11 8XS

Part of:
Music & Theatre

“A breathtaking acoustic fusion of blues, jazz, classical and Spanish guitar from a stunning guitar virtuoso…” Altadena News, USA

Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, Spanish, and Middle Eastern stylings into uncharted territories. 

Claude’s inimitable style incorporates all five digits on each hand dancing independently but in unison, plucking, picking and strumming at such speed and precision that his fingers often seem to melt into a blur. Thousands of people in the UK, Europe and USA have enjoyed listening to this virtuoso and for the majority of his audience it is an experience that compels them to return again and again to hear and watch him play, as his fingers lightly dance over the strings of his guitar and create a unique sound that is ’Claude’.

Some of this guitarists’ influences allow us a fascinating insight into this remarkable musician; Paco De Lucia: Deep Purple’s Richie Blackmore; Joaquin Rodrigo; JJ Cale; JS Bach….

Claude has played countless venues, including Glastonbury Festival, Isle of Wight Festival, Colne Great British & Blues Festival, Rock O'Z Arene, Avenches, Switzerland, among others. He has shared the stage in Europe and the USA with countless musicians, Calvin Russel, Charlie Morgan (Elton John, Gary Moore), Jan Akkerman (Focus), Steve Grossman (Miles Davis), Herbie Armstrong ( Van Morisson), Jose barrense Dias and many more.

"Claude Bourbon weaved his songs through the audience as if on a journey through life taking in different flavours of Europe and beyond... from classical openings, across a whole continent of cultural roots, holding audience attention under a musical spell, his music would not have been out of place in the courts of Emperors and Kings." (G. Munn)

“ Claude Bourbon is a unique figure today… his playing is almost indescribable“ The Hook, Charlottesville, USA

www.claudebourbon.org
 

Doors open from 19.30. BYOB / tea & coffee on sale

Tickets:  £12 / £8 student/unwaged
Purchase in advance by emailing info@cromartyartstrust.org.uk or tel 01381 600354. May be sales at the door if availability allows.

We do not send out hard tickets but will have a record of your purchase to tick off on the door list.
 

 

 

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Contact Information

19 Bank Street, Cromarty
IV11 8YE Scotland

T: 01381 600354

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