Bing Search

Al Petteway

Al Petteway
User rating: 
7 Ratings
Rate this artist:
Genre: Folk
Biography: Fingerstyle acoustic guitarist Al Petteway has been playing in bands since the early '70s. By the time he launched his own solo recording career in the '90s, Petteway had created an original playing style combining Celtic tunings and phrases with American themes. Petteway was bitten by the music bug ...Read full biography
Caledon Wood
Released: 1997
Label: Loudeye
Critics' Rating:
Caledon Wood focuses on another expansion for Al Petteway. Treating his acoustic guitar with flourishes of jazz and contemporary new age music, Petteway continues to concentrate on traditional Irish music ...Read full review
Whispering Stones
Released: 1994
Label: Loudeye
Critics' Rating:
Washington, D.C.'s dazzling fingerstyle guitar virtuoso, Al Petteway, has weaved together traditional folk tunes and new compositions into a spirited Celtic sound on Whispering Stones. It includes originals ...Read full review
More Al Petteway albums: Main Albums (9), Compilations (2)
more on msn music
Miranda Lambert/Pharrell Williams/Janelle Monae
See highlights from this summers' biggest current tours and festivals
Ed Sheeran: From touring with Taylor to a single with Pharrell, British troubadour navigates to pop's mainstream
Most memorable BET moments: Check out six highlights from the 2014 awards' nearly four hour event
Courtney on Kurt: His widow and Hole front woman reveals Cobain was "desperate" to achieve rock stardom
Prince reigns: The funk-rock-pop wizard reveals another full-length set ready to roll out for fans