Fri 12th Jul 19 08:00 edit
Acapela welcomes “6 Hands” for a rare appearance in Wales.
After many years of playing together John Williams and John Etheridge, classical guitarist and composer Gary Ryan joins them in a colourful and varied programme of solos, duos and trios.
John Williams has collaborated with many musicians including Julian Bream, Itzak Perlman, Andre Previn, Cleo Laine, John Dankworth and Daniel Barenboim. Other musical activities have included the group Sky, collaborations with Richard Harvey, a duo with John Etheridge and the music of Latin America and Africa. The complete collection of his 58 CD’s (and one DVD) for Sony/CBS was issued in 2016. In 2007 he was presented with an Edison lifetime achievement award.
After the release of The Deer Hunter in 1978, Williams’ instrumental version of the theme tune “Cavatina” became a UK Top 20 hit.
John Etheridge rightly enjoys a glowing reputation throughout the jazz world and beyond and has been described by Pat Metheny as, “One of the best guitarists”. His range is well illustrated by his years of touring and recording with the iconic Step