Nieuwsblad van het Noorden

Een huis-, tuin- en keuken-folkartiest is John Martyn zeker niet. In zijn beginperiode werkte deze Engelse zanger-gitarist inderdaad op het 'folk circuit', maar zijn ervaring, als luisteraar en als uitvoerend artiest met jazz- en bluesmuziek werkt door in zijn concerten.

John Martyn [Now!]

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John Martyn

Guitar students have few British solo heroes, but the Scotsman John Martyn comes close to claiming the crown as one of our best and most revered players. He straddles many styles, keeps impeccable musical company, and should have no trouble in filling London's Royal Festival Hall with many admirers on September 22.1

Pack of Talent on Dollar Hunt

Leslie Falkiner
The Age

Show scene – Leslie Falkiner

AUSTRALIA has been blessed with a flood of overseas talent this year… a deluge of artists and the money seeps away.

If there had been just a few top drawcards one might have believed that the artists toured for the love of it. But after ELO, Bob Dylan, Boz Scaggs, The Beach Boys, Chick Corea, James Brown, Leo Sayer, Billy Joel, Leo Kottke, Ry Cooder, Joan Armatrading, with Meat Loaf and The Byrds now playing and Chuck Berry and Weather Report on the near horizon, one gets a little cynical about their motives.


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