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Two Bert Transcribed folk guitar workshops at EFDSS confirmed

Two folk guitar workshops are coming up based on Bert’s music and innovative techniques on Saturday 11 May 2019 and again on Saturday 14 December.  Jon Riley and Thomas Fairhurst from the Bert Transcribed group of experts convened by the Bert Jansch Foundation, will present insights into the elements of Bert’s guitar playing and advice on how to achieve […]

For Bert Jansch: Around the World in 80 plays launches on Bert’s 75th birthday

On what would have been Bert’s 75th birthday, we are delighted to launch For Bert Jansch: Around the World in 80 plays in which a TransAcoustic guitar, the latest version of Bert’s favoured Yamaha L series, will travel from artist to artist across the globe to play and say something special for Bert. Each artist […]

Bert Transcribed: The Bert Jansch Songbook is out now

Bert Transcribed: The Bert Jansch songbook is now available on the Wise Publications imprint of sheet music leaders, Music Sales. The result of extensive research by a team of leading Jansch experts convened by the Foundation, this celebratory volume contains 24 songs meticulously transcribed and annotated to detail every aspect of his unique style and […]

Ian Rankin to be special guest compere at Bert Inspired in Edinburgh

The Bert Jansch Foundation is delighted to be bringing Bert Inspired – a Tribute to Bert Jansch to the city where Bert grew up, and even more thrilled that Edinburgh’s award-winning novelist, Ian Rankin, will be its special guest compere. Rankin has long-held a deep affection for Jansch’s music; which has even permeated one of his celebrated Jack Rebus series […]

Bert Inspired 2017 – a tribute to Bert Jansch

Bert Inspired 2017 – a tribute to Bert Jansch Monday 21 August 2017, The Queens Hall, Edinburgh The Foundation is delighted to present Bert Inspired 2017 at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, which Bert always used to play. It also marks the publication day of Bert Transcribed: the Bert Jansch Songbook which features 24 new transcriptions of Bert’s songs […]

2017 Bert Transcribed workshops confirmed

We are delighted to be continuing our Bert Transcribed folk guitar workshops in 2017 with support from Yamaha. The one-day workshops given by Jon Riley and Thomas Fairhurst, two experts who have led the transcription project on Bert’s work, will return to Cecil Sharp House on Sunday 2 April and Sunday 1 October.  You can book […]

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