I am really glad that I can share with you this interview with a fantastic fingerstyle guitar player Daryl Kellie. It is always a great joy for me to talk with musicians whose playing fascinates me. Daryl is definitely one of them.
His unique approach to guitar playing combines many different elements: percussive sounds, harmonics, tapping, classical guitar techniques etc. What I really like about his playing is the ability to incorporate lots of technically difficult stuff into a song without loosing the overall musicality.
I think the best example of this is his arrangement of Queen’s Bohemian rhapsody. Check it out, it’s amazing!
Daryl’s debut album Wintersong comes out on February 10th , so if you like this kind of music, definitely go check it out! In our interview Daryl talks about his development as a guitar player, he shares lessons learned from Martin Taylor and also offers some tips to improve your own guitar practice routine. Enjoy! Continue Reading →