Fri 25th Jan at 7:30pm
@ Cecil Sharp House, London
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The Big Ballads: Martin Simpson + Jim Moray + Emily Portman
This event takes place at Cecil Sharp House, which has achieved Bronze Status for disabled access from Attitude Is Everything.
Widely acknowledged as one of the finest acoustic and slide guitar players in the world, Martin Simpson's interpretations of traditional songs are masterpieces of storytelling. His solo shows are intense, eclectic, spellbinding and deeply moving. His own song writing has produced some real gems, from the truck-stop epic Love Never Dies, to the profoundly moving Never Any Good. His career includes collaborations on stage and record with June Tabor, Kelly Joe Phelps, Jackson Browne, Danú, Martin Carthy, Cara Dillon and many more. Simpson is a very regular nominee in the BBC Folk Awards and received Musician of the Year in 2002 and 2005.
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Jim Moray is one of the most consistently inventive musicians working in traditional folk music today. After four ground-breaking albums, and numerous awards, he now finds himself at the forefront of a new folk revival in the UK, and hailed as a pivotal influence by a new generation of folk musicians while still only being in his 20s himself.
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