Craig Dawson | Tunes from the Rivers

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Tunes from the Rivers

by Craig Dawson

Solo acoustic fingerstyle guitar (with some flute), influenced by Hawaiian Slack key and primitive guitar styles.
Genre: Folk: Gentle
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Nariel Creek
3:18 $1.50
2. Dancing Rosie
2:30 $1.50
3. Pickin' On the Captain
3:02 $1.50
4. The Soft Rain Waltz
3:19 $1.50
5. The Dust Bunny
2:40 $1.50
6. Let Isabelle Out (part 1)
2:09 $1.50
7. Let Isabelle Out (part 2)
2:21 $1.50
8. Elegy For Grant Mclennan
2:30 $1.50
9. The Year of the Chief
2:43 $1.50
10. Pickin' On Ryls
3:05 $1.50
11. Some Sunday Mornings
3:24 $1.50
12. Burrows
2:45 $1.50
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Album Notes
Craig is a songwriter, music teacher and musician who has performed in bands and as a soloist since 1984. He is best known recently for his partnership with his wife Simone. Craig has written several children's musicals, performed as a studio musician and released three CD's and one EP. At the year 2000 Tamworth Country Music Independent Artist's Recognition Awards (TIARA) Craig won the "best instrumental" section for his solo acoustic guitar tune Pickin' on The Captain. He has since gained favourable recognition for his songwriting and fingerstyle guitar work in reviews in overseas music magazines and Internet sites in Italy, the United Kingdom and California. Craig has also appeared on a number of community radio programs and the ABC.

Craig is an accomplished guitarist whose playing is influenced heavily by traditional styles such as slack key, slide resonator guitar and delta blues. He is a popular performer at folk festivals around the country and has recently performed at the Sydney Acoustic Guitar Festival. He was also invited to perform as part of the guitar forum at the Cobargo Folk Festival tin 2004 and 2005. Craig frequently conducts well attended workshops in creative guitar techniques.



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Kate Carvin

Simplicity is always best. What a great CD!
I find this CD inspirational. It is simple in production and performance and shows that a down to earth approach is always best. A fantastic and innovative instrumental CD. Excellent, yet basic artwork and packaging. I fully recommend this CD.