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Tommy Emmanuel

Australian guitarist

Tommy Emmanuel

Australian guitarist
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birthday
31st
May, 1955
Birth Place
Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia
Birth Sign
gemini
Biography

William Thomas Emmanuel AM (born 31 May 1955) is an Australian guitarist who is known for his complex fingerstyle technique, energetic performances and the use of percussive effects on the guitar. Originally a session player in many bands, Emmanuel carved out his own style as a solo artist, releasing award-winning albums and singles. In the May 2008 and 2010 issues of Guitar Player magazine, he was named “Best Acoustic Guitarist” in its readers’ poll. In June 2010 Emmanuel was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM). In 2011, Emmanuel was inducted into the Australian Roll of Renown.

instruments played
Guitar
Associated Acts

Southern Star Band, John Farnham, Dragon, Jerry Reed, Chet Atkins, Martin Taylor, Hank Marvin, Gabriella Quevedo

Birth Name

William Thomas Emmanuel

Genres

Jazz, pop, rock, country

Labels

Sony, Columbia, Favored Nations

Years Active

1962 present

Name

Tommy Emmanuel

Nationality

Australia

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