Preston Reed at Grand Central Hall
Thursday 3rd October
- Venue/Location: Grand Central Hall, Liverpool
- Doors: 19:30 till 23:00
- Min Age: 18
Preston Reed is a one-man revolution. The New Yorker tweaks the nose of musical convention, pokes the eye of accepted wisdom, and burns the rulebook of the past
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One of the most influential and innovative guitarists of the past three decades, Preston Reed invented integrated percussive guitar playing in the late 1980’s, revolutionizing the way the acoustic guitar is played and inspiring generations of musicians around the world ever since, including many of today’s top players.
Employing multi-voiced grooves, polyrhythmic percussion and story-telling compositions, Reed’s visionary approach fully exploits the breath-taking orchestral potential of the guitar.
Since 1979 Preston has released fifteen critically-acclaimed albums and performed on six continents.
From his roots in blues, rock, funk and jazz to explorations in Middle Eastern and neo-classical styles, Reed's music embraces familiar sounds in a fresh and original way. His jaw-dropping skill and unrivalled musical creativity make for a mind-blowing live performance.
“… widely thought of as the world’s most gifted guitarist” Total Guitar
“Spectacular… the best one-man show this reviewer has seen since Bruce Springsteen… A terrific performer” The Irish Independent
“In a class of his own”London Evening Standard
“a major musical talent” Manchester Evening News
“Will drop your jaw”Playboy
“True spellbinding guitar mastery”Guitarist Magazine
“Heart stopping tour de force”Billboard
“Reed's fiendishly intricate blend of blues, rock, country and metal styles ducks and weaves itself away from measurability” The Irish Times
Grand Central Hall
35 Renshaw Street
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