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James Blackshaw

James Blackshaw
Born: Jan 1, 1981 in London, England
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Genre: Folk
Biography: A brilliant and innovative 12-string guitar player, James Blackshaw was born in 1981 in London, where he continues to make his home. Another in a long string of amazing British acoustic guitar wizards, Blackshaw has been compared at various times to Bert Jansch, Davy Graham, Robbie Basho, John Fahey, ...Read full biography
The Glass Bead Game
Released: 2009
Label: Young God
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In five short years, 12-string guitarist and composer James Blackshaw has not only been prolific, he's created for himself a musical catalog that is dazzling in its range, complexity, and mystery. In addition ...Read full review
O True Believers
Released: 2006
Label: Important Records
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James Blackshaw both plays and writes with a maturity and inventiveness that belie his youth (he recorded this album at 23). There are few 12-string guitar players his age who would dare to attempt a full-length, ...Read full review
More James Blackshaw albums: Main Albums (13), Compilations (1), Singles & EPs (3)