SANTA BARBARA ACOUSTIC INSTRUMENT CELEBRATION
Doug Young, Mark Hanson, Teja Gerken
1221 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8:00 PM
Doug Young is a fingerstyle guitarist specializing in alternate tunings. Besides composing, performing and recording, Doug is an author and Contributing Editor to Acoustic Guitar Magazine.
Fingerstyle guitarist and author Mark Hanson won a Grammy in 2005 for his contributions to the “Henry Mancini – Pink Guitar” CD. He has shared the stage with many of the greats, including Tommy Emmanuel and the late John Renbourn and Jerry Garcia. Mark played for the President of the United States in 2009.
Teja Gerken has been deeply involved with the contemporary fingerstyle guitar scene for more than 20 years, and his two CDs of solo fingerstyle tunes have received international acclaim. Teja is an author and co-founder of the music instruction website Peghead Nation.
$12 in advance, $15 at door
Doug Young, Mark Hanson & Teja Gerken continue the weekend’s acoustic music showcasing a wide ranging sampling of today’s modern fingerstyle guitar including dropped tunings, Travis picking, and all sorts of advanced guitar techniques.