Tony McManus is a guitarist from Paisley, Scotland who plays finger-style acoustic guitar arrangements of tunes from Celtic music, classical music and other genres. He has been hailed by John Renbourn as 'the best Celtic guitarist in the world' and has been listed as one of the 50 transcendental guitarists of all time by Guitar Player Magazine.
Julia Toaspern is a multi-talented musician from Berlin who combines classical training on violin and voice with a wide interest in genres such as jazz, baroque and traditional music.
Together they form a wonderful musical partnership with Tony on guitar and vocals and Julia on guitar, fiddle and vocals.
Scottish guitarist who combines mesmerising techniques with a deep love of traditional music. “Tony McManus is the best Celtic guitarist in the world” - John Renbourn “Tony McManus is the Jeff Beck of the acoustic guitar”- Paul Reed Smith, PRS Guitars “McManus’s playing is rave-worthy. Loaded with flawless ornamentations, most of which should only be attempted on a very well set-up fiddle, his playing is wild and delicate, passionate and tender” - Premier Guitar
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