NOTE: This Workshop requires a separately purchaced ticket in addition to General Admission (see below).
The Evolution and Influence of Leo Kottke
Leo Kottke's career has spanned over 50 years and in that time he has influenced the world of finger-style guitar and many players have followed him. Kottke's technique has changed over these years as well, the technique that allows him to get his characteristic sound. In addition, we will cover some of his slide work. Excerpts of his songs, such as "Airproofing" and "Vaseline Machine Gun" will be presented and explained.
Macyn Taylor is an accomplished guitar player and singer. She is 22 years old and has recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Masters in Music Performance degree. Macyn's guitar playing has been heard around the world through YouTube, with her YouTube site having nearly 2 million views. She has competed in many guitar competitions and has won many, including the 2013 Wilson Center International Guitar Competition. Macyn was recently given an award for "Most Promising New Talent" by Acoustic Guitar Magazine. She was also named the 2013 WAMI Folk/Celtic performer of the year.