News

 

• Latest release – “The River Flows” receives THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS 2016 Winner Best Blues Album

• Latest release – “The River Flows” (Black Market Music 389.2). Four and a half star reviews in The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian. Reached number 2 on the Australian Public Radio network chart.

• Nick’s arrangement of “Stand By Me” still attracting worldwide attention. (from “Everybody’s Pickin’ on Lieber & Stoller. Solid Air Records USA)

Plans under way for a new album starting late 2016! Stay tuned!

Festivals so far in 2016: Thredbo Blues Festival, Newstead Music Festival, Goulburn Blues Festival, Port Fairy Folk Festival, Canterbury Folk Festival (NZ).

• Tours of NZ , NSW so far.

• Up-Coming tours and Festivals – Echuca Winter Blues ; Melbourne Guitar Show; Clunes Music Festival; Patchewollock Music Festival; SA tour, NSW , ACT etc.

• Continue to read Nick’s acclaimed articles in Rhythms Magazine and Trad and Now.

• Join Nick’s email list for regular news and planned shows- via pac50@bigpond.net.au

 


NEWS FLASH - USA

Nick's New US Record Distributor.

Solid Air Records from California has signed Nick And that’s a huge achievement. They are the home of many of the world’s finest guitarists and recently won a Grammy.

They will be releasing “The Nick Charles Collection” (a mix of “My Place” and “Grace Notes” plus two new tracks) and “Travelling Fingerpicker” in its entirety.

"Australian Nick Charles is fond of that area where the roots of blues, jazz, folk and country collide, listing a diverse range of influences such as Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, Doc Watson, Merle Travis, Kenny Burrell and Django Reinhardt. The virtuosity and eclectic nature of Nick’s music has developed and flourished for more than 25 years of performing, writing, recording and touring in many various musical settings.

A regular traveller to all corners of Australia, the USA and the UK, Nick has collected numerous awards and accolades along the way including the Australian Song Competition 1st Prize and Blues Song and Blues Albums of the year. Melbourne’s The Age newspaper has stated, Nick Charles is “Australia’s virtuoso of acoustic roots guitar.”


We are thrilled to help introduce Nick Charles to fans of great acoustic guitar playing with this Collection as well as his Travelling Fingerpicker CD…enjoy! "
~~ James Jensen

 

Interview by Lee Howard

Interview from the Melbourne Sunday Herald/Sun 18/12/2005.

Article - Lee Howard, Picture - Alex Coppel

 

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