An Evening with Trevor Gordon Hall — Acoustic Guitar on Steroids


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The Manor on Front
2917 North Front Street
The River Room
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110
(717) 418-9670
Region: Dutch Country Roads
Hours of operation: 6PM -10 PM
Admission fee: $35

House concert format -- please join and get invited to this and future concerts. Since 20125 On Saturday, April 27, 2024, world-renowned acoustic guitarist Trevor Gordon Hall will perform in the River Room at The Manor on Front. The doors will open at 6:00 PM and the show will start at 7:00 PM. Seating is limited to the first 85 interested persons who sign up at this site. To support our artist, we have established a recommended donation of $35.00 per person for this concert. All donated proceeds are directed to the artist. SAFETY/BYOB/FOOD: All participants/attendees should be symptom-free of COVID-19 and if necessary, we will follow any current CDC advice on wearing masks indoors, etc. This will be a BYOB event; wine, beer (no glass), and cold food snacks. We will provide bottled water, hot coffee, hot tea, hot cocoa, and of course, Polly's famous chocolate chip cookies. To learn more about our Mansion Concerts - go to *************** About Trevor Gordon Hall Trevor Gordon Hall was rated as one of the top 30 guitarists in the world under 30 years of age by Acoustic Guitar magazine, comes an instrumentalist from Philadelphia whose compositions range in style from edgy driving rhythms to soft melodic phrases. For more go to Trevor sets himself apart by leaving no physical aspect of the guitar untouched and weaving together different textures into grand yet intimate and lyrical compositions. His blend of sounds never over-complicates but focuses on utilizing the instrument’s fullest creative and compositional potential guiding listeners through an igniting experience of music that isn’t just heard but felt. Trevor has gained the respect of some of the most trusted and legendary names in the music business and his genre with nods of approval from Graham Nash, Steve Hackett, Billy Cobham, Dar Williams, Will Ackerman, Don Ross, Andy McKee, Phil Keaggy and more. Between his live show, his albums, and his custom instrument, Trevor has earned an international growing fan base that has allowed him to tour throughout North America and Europe. Trevor has also been featured on various national radio stations including NPR and national and international television networks including NBC, PBS, and German national television. At the start of his career, Trevor caught the eye of 9-time Grammy award-winning producer Joe Nicolo (James Taylor, Billy Joel, Bob Dylan, etc.), who produced two of Trevor’s releases, Finding My Way and Let Your Heart Be Light, in 2008 and 2009. Then in 2010, inspired by his studies and always on the hunt for new sounds to utilize, Trevor collaborated with various builders to design an instrument combining an African finger piano (kalimba) and an acoustic guitar. The instrument combination, which Trevor calls the “Kalimbatar”, has opened up new possibilities for solo instrumental music. Compositions inspired by the pairing of the two instruments were first introduced in previous releases but fully realized in Trevor’s Candyrat Records debut Entelechy. Upon its release in 2011, this album rapidly climbed the iTunes Singer/Songwriter charts, as well as YouTube Top Commented/Top Favorited/Most Discussed categories gathering millions of views with the release of performance videos. This enabled Trevor to start touring throughout the USA, Canada, England, Wales, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Holland and more. In the next few years leading up to his 2014 album Mind Heart Fingers, Trevor redesigned and fine-tuned the Kalimbatar with the help of master luthier Sheldon Schwartz. Trevor recorded with his new instrument at Imaginary Road Studios in VT with Grammy-winning and long-time hero Will Ackerman. Mind Heart Fingers was the result of a unique experience created between Will, Tom Eaton and Trevor, to capture a heartfelt recording honoring the guitar tradition that Windham Hill helped to found.

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