Pre-orders for the new album are available now and will come with instant great tracks, “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of The Bay” featuring J.D. Simo, “Borderline” featuring Amanda Shires and “Looking Forward To The Past” featuring Rodney Crowell in addition to the aforementioned “Djangology.” For physical formats, the CD is available here
and vinyl here
. For digital, visit iTunes here.
Produced by Emmanuel, whom is distinguished as one of only five musicians handpicked by his mentor, Chet Atkins, as a Certified Guitar Player (CGP)—Accomplice One opens with “Deep River Blues” featuring Grammy-winning Americana raconteur Jason Isbell who says, “If you like guitar playing, it simply doesn’t get any better than Tommy.” The songs on Accomplice One are a mix of new takes on indelible classics and brand new originals from Tommy and his collaborators.
The road warrior has an extensive touring itinerary already confirmed through April, with more dates being added. On select upcoming tour dates, Emmanuel will be joined by Accomplice One special guests such as J.D. Simo, Rodney Crowell, Amanda Shires and Suzy Boggus. See all upcoming tour dates here, which include stops in San Francisco, Sacramento, Malibu, San Diego, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, Nashville, Orlando, Buffalo and many others.
ABOUT TOMMY EMMANUEL:
Tommy Emmanuel has achieved enough musical milestones to satisfy several lifetimes. At the age of six, he was touring regional Australia with his family band. By 30, he was a rock n’ roll lead guitarist burning up stadiums in Europe. At 44, he became one of five people ever named a Certified Guitar Player by his idol, music icon Chet Atkins. Today, he plays hundreds of sold-out shows every year from Nashville to Sydney to London. He’s piled up numerous accolades, including two Grammy Award nominations, two ARIA Awards from the Australian Recording Industry Association (the Aussie equivalent of the Recording Academy) and repeated honors in the Guitar Player magazine reader’s poll including a cover story for their August 2017 issue.
A noted fingerstyle guitarist, Emmanuel frequently threads three different parts simultaneously into his material, operating as a one-man band who handles the melody, the supporting chords and the bass all at once. His talents, which translate in any language, carry him to the far corners of the globe, but Emmanuel never plays the same show twice, and he improvises big chunks of every date. That leaves him open to those technical imperfections, though they also provide some of the humanity to an other-worldly talent.
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