Julian Lage -solo guitar
When Julian Lage first emerged on the music scene, the young San Francisco Bay Area-based musician was not only deemed a guitar-playing prodigy, but he was also offered record deals on numerous occasions. Lage played a unique style that melded blues, classical, folk and jazz influences. He became a sideman with established instrumentalists like Gary Burton and to collaborate with contemporaries such as guitarist Nels Cline, pianist Taylor Eigsti and violinist Mark O’Connor. Along the way, Lage received recognition from musical luminaries, including Herbie Hancock and Béla Fleck.