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Leo Kottke
Phone (510) 238-9200
Price $37.00
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories Blues Acoustic

Leo Kottke

Tuesday, Mar 25 8:00p

Acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke was born in Athens, Georgia, but left town after a year and a half. Raised in 12 different states, he absorbed a variety of musical influences as a child, flirting with both violin and trombone, before abandoning Stravinsky for the guitar at age 11.

After adding a love for the country-blues of Mississippi John Hurt to the music of John Phillip Sousa and Preston Epps, Kottke joined the Navy underage, to be underwater, and eventually lost some hearing shooting at lightbulbs
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Leo Kottke

Innovative acoustic guitar virtuoso.

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Along with John Fahey and Robbie Basho, Leo Kottke was one of the most influential acoustic fingerstyle guitarists to appear in the 1960s. His unusual harmonies and death-defying picking patterns forged a unique, distinctive style that was often imitated....
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Yoshi's Oakland Jazz Club
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 238-9200
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