Vose Library hosts a reside efficiency by Martin Gibson, on April 21 for the “Zoom with Vose Wednesdays at 6pm” occasion.
“Songwriter, guitarist and writer, Gibson will thrill us with a night of fabulous music,” stated Vose, in a information launch.
Martin Gibson has been writing and performing music for so long as he can keep in mind. At age 12 he was rescued from a close to pointless lifetime of diagramming sentences, beginning an insect and worm rehab clinic, and believing all the things he heard from his grandfather, who gave him his first guitar. He has penned over 200 vocal and instrumental works for guitar, piano and banjo ensuing so far in two albums, Guitarville and Nation Music Spoken Right here.
Gibson has carried out greater than 1,000 live shows and guitar and songwriting workshops at festivals, faculties, private and non-private colleges, libraries, museums, and particular occasions. He has opened for Buckwheat Zydeco, Michael Hedges, Bela Fleck, Leo Kottke, and Jake Shimabukuro, and he was the originator and co-curator of the 2005 “Participant’s Artwork” exhibit at Colby Faculty, which featured 108 guitars and devices constructed by 22 Maine luthiers. A prisoner perpetually looking for parole from boredom (and alliteration), Gibson song-jacked just a few of the tunes from Nation Music Spoken Right here and added twenty extra new songs within the kinds of rock, blues, people, reggae, opera, classical, jazz, pop, Broadway, and bluegrass to assemble his musical, She Cannot Cease Dancing, for which he wrote the entire e-book, music, and lyrics.
Apart from composing a lot new music, Gibson has spent a great portion of this final mercurial 12 months rediscovering portray and drawing, writing a second musical, repairing guitars, and ending a self-instruction e-book about guitar and songwriting methods entitled, Time Effectively Spent.
Please electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org previous to 3pm on April 21 to register for this on-line occasion.
Vose Library is situated at 392 Widespread Highway in Union, and is at the moment open for browse and borrow appointments and for curbside decide up.
FMI, please name 207.785.4733.