Journeys in Sound presents C Joynes & Lloyd Thayer In the Spirit of Davey Graham

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Date(s) - Fri. Jun. 01, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Over the last decade, UK based C Joynes has ploughed a singular furrow through solo guitar, with a body of work incorporating English folk-tunes alongside North & West African music, and lifting proto-minimalist and improvised techniques from the European classical tradition.


This event will be the first date of a 2018 US East Coast tour for this remarkable guitarist whose repertoire crosses continents and timezones with consummate ease.


“An inheritor to Davy Graham: a lone operator prone to unexpected collaborations, a repertoire that crosses continents and timezones with consummate ease, and dashed off with a phenomenal, yet lightly applied technique.”

Rob Young, The Wire


“His epigrammatic re-castings and re-readings of widely-travelled folk melodies and rhythms from a variety of traditions suggest shared memories that might be intensely universal while seeming strangely out of reach.“

Kevin McNeill, Dusted Magazine


“An eclectic mixture of traditional English and American folk tunes nestling alongside a number of original compositions, radiating with beauty, assurance and crystal-clear playing. I am convinced Joynes is poised to be recognized as one of the enlightened greats dwelling on this sceptred isle.”

Ed Pinsent, The Sound Projector


C Joynes from his album Split Electric …




Lloyd Thayer puts the ‘multi’ in multi-instrumentalist, playing a mind boggling assortment of stringed instruments including but not limited to: Dobro and Weissenborn lap steel guitars, Turkish Oud, Saz and Cumbus, Indian Chaturangui and Mohan Veena, Ragmakamtar, Ukulele and more. A recovering street performer and determined songwriter, his indoor shows combine a mixture of American folk and blues with elements of Indian, Arabic, Turkish, and Southeast Asian musical ideas, often all in the course of the same song.


Lloyd Thayer improvistion …


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