Ancient Future Duet featuring Matthew Montfort and Mariah Parker
Saturday, June 21, 2014, 4:10pm - 5:00pm
Faith Petric Stage - Auditorium
Lovers of soulful guitar artistry prepare to get your minds blown. Matthew Montfort is the leader of the world fusion group Ancient Future. DigitalDreamDoor.com listed him as one of their 100 Greatest Acoustic Guitarists, and Guitar Player Magazine profiled him in their Les Paul tribute issue. His Hendrix-inspired Purple Raga must be heard to be believed. He will be joined on dulcimer by Mariah Parker.
Guitarist Matthew Montfort is known as a world guitar innovator and an inspiring music instructor who helps students of all levels and ages learn whatever style they desire. He is on the 100 Greatest Acoustic Guitarists list at DigitalDreamDoor.com along with such luminaries as Michael Hedges, Leo Kottke, Chet Atkins, John Fahey, Adrian Legg, Merle Travis, John Renbourn, Tommy Emmanuel, Doc Watson, Pierre Bensusan, Toni Rice, Alex De Grassi, Stefan Grossman, Artie Traum, Joni Mitchell, and Peppino D'Agostino. He is the leader of the world music group Ancient Future, a skilled music producer, a composer, and the author of a rhythm training book used at many music schools including the Berklee College of Music. He performs on many instruments, including scalloped fretboard guitar, Glissentar 11 string fretless guitar, electric guitar, classical guitar, flamenco guitar, bass guitar, ukulele, sitar, charango, mandolin, and gamelan.