Claude Bourbon – medieval & Spanish blues

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Date(s) - 28/06/2018 - 28/03/2019
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Doors open 7.00pm for 7.30pm performance.

Tickets £12 online or via the Box Office 01653 696240.

Back by popular demand in the Studio for another unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions, Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances influenced by the blues, Spanish, Middle Eastern, and Russian stylings.

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Born in France in the early 60’s, Claude Bourbon grew up in Switzerland, where he was classically trained. This finger picking guitarist has performed and studied all over the world; He 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.

Now based in the UK, 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….

Experience an evening of exploration in the unique ambience of the Thumb!

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