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Steve Baughman

Steve Baughman is known as one of the worlds premier Celtic, finger style guitar players. His latest album was recently featured on NPR’s “Thistle and Shamrock.”

He is known especially for his solo guitar arrangements of  Turlough o’Carolan’s harp music.

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“Once in a while an album comes along that can alter your thinking about guitar music – Steve Baughman’s Farewell to Orkney is one of those….A must for all lovers of guitar and especially Celtic music.” – Acoustic Guitar Magazine

“A star of fingerstyle guitar: very deft, thoughtful, quietly adventurous, deeply lyrical and playful.” – Radio National, Australia

“Steve’s artistry and musicality are world-class, with dynamics, timing and interpretation that always bring out the emotional essence of the song.” – Sing Out Magazine

“. . . technical innovation, virtuosity, and intensity.” – Acoustic Guitar Magazine

“Incredible virtuosity … showcases the quiet beauty of the open-tuned acoustic guitar.” – Marin Independent Journal (Too bad it’s not the Washington Post. But I’ll take it.)

Farewell to Orkney listed as one of the “Best Albums of 2013” by Acoustic Guitar Magazine.

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