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A UK based instrumental phenomenon – guitarist Chris Woods, recording as ‘Chris Woods Groove’ and ‘The Chris Woods Groove Orchestra’, blends ear bending dropped tuned grooves with endearing stories to create his performances. There is an eerie feel to his music; a dark jazz texture driven by explosive guitar percussion.
A guitarist, composer, performer, producer, and an educator, touring across the globe appearing at festivals including Glastonbury Festival (UK) across to the likes of the Mikulášsky Jazz festival in Slovakia, with performances in art houses, theatres and even prestigious shows such as the NAMM show in LA.
His mind-bending guitar approach is exceptional, his multi-faceted creative mind has spilled out into an array of different concepts including ‘The Chris Woods Groove Orchestra’, a three piece ensemble of guitar, double bass and synth and electronics.
This performance will consist of guitar, double bass and electronics only.
This September and October sees a packed programme of gigs which showcase the finest international and local artists. From Motown legends The Four Tops and The Temptations and pop icons Heaven 17 to local stars Field Music and Brazilian hip hop activist Billy Saga, we have your musical taste...
North East Guitar Festival returns to Sage Gateshead with a line up of top guitar players in every style, new commissions, international artist debuts, foyer events and the Young Artist Platform. Expect classical, world, rock, roots, Flamenco and more- the guitar is the most accessible and...