September23 2022 (Fri)
7:00 PM

Jon Gomm (UK)

Guitar music

Jazz Dock | Jazz Music

120 minutes | Not available

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Date: September 23, 2022 | 19:00 (Fri)
Venue: Jazz Dock
Duration: 120 minutes
Status: Not available
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Jon Gomm is a singer-songwriter and acoustic solo performer known for his once-seen-never-forgotten virtuoso guitar style

This involves slapping, tapping and retuning as he plays, producing a huge, multi-layered sound filled with bass, drums and near-orchestral depth and complexity, all from a single guitar. His songs are often deeply emotive, whether with or without his soft, affecting voice. And his live performances are intimate and powerful, but always punctured by his natural North-of-England wit and self-deprecation. Jon has released four studio albums, his latest being The Faintest Idea on Kscope records. Guitarist magazine (UK) said: “While The Faintest Idea is first and foremost a songwriting masterclass - with Gomm exploring the beauty and pain of life’s travails - it hasn’t stopped him casually ripping up accepted truths of acoustic technique along the way, with a slew of sounds-like-six-hands guitar parts.”

Support: Justin Lavash

Justin Lavash has been based in Prague for fourteen years, and during that time has established himself as a must-see act on the Czech music scene and abroad. His music crosses borders—hovering between blues, folk and jazz. His phenomenal guitar playing has left many audiences wondering how so much polyphony can be made by just one man on just one instrument. Lavash identifies himself as a fingerstyle guitarist, following in the footsteps of British folk guitar masters like Davey Graham, Bert Jansch and John Martyn—but he is of a younger generation and traces of New Wave and even dance culture can be found in his music. His deep, soulful voice entices the listener to sit back and absorb the beautiful songs this artist has penned. In fact, his skills as a performer are matched only by his talents as a songwriter. 

Jazz Dock´s ten meters long futuristic bar is full of traditional and proven drinks and cocktails as well as specialities and news for anyone with fantasy. You can enjoy also Jazz Dock kitchen´s delicatessen and treat yourself a tasty dinner, all the time during musical production. 

Important:

  • Please check the current conditions for admission to concerts.
  • The concert has one 20 minutes long intermission. 
  • The drinks and food are not included in the ticket price.  
  • The seats will be allocated to you by the promoter after the entry to the club. 
  • We recommend to arrive at least 30 min in advance.

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