The Bert Jansch Foundation has brought together the Bert Transcribed group, a number of accomplished and talented guitarists from around the world who are revisiting and comparing their own and each other’s transcriptions, sharing insights and skills working together to create optimum scores for historical and educational purposes.
The Bert Transcribed workshops teach how to acquire some of the guitar techniques that made Bert Jansch’s style unique, with examples and transcriptions from the forthcoming Bert Transcribed Songbook
In collaboration with Napier University, Edinburgh, the Bert Jansch Foundation offers support to selected students of the University’s Popular Music BA programme.
The inaugural Rosemary Lane Day at The Bell in Ticehurst on Saturday 22 August 2015 celebrates the musicianship, songwriting and enduring legacy of Bert Jansch, his time in Ticehurst recording Rosemary Lane and his patronage of The Bell.
Celtic Connections hosts Bert Inspired: a Concert for Bert Jansch, celebrating the music and life of the guitarist and his Scottish roots. Featuring Jacqui McShee, Robert Plant, Archie Fisher, Ben Watt and Bernard Butler and Ryler Walker plus more special guests, these two shows form a climax of the Celtic Connections 2016 programme.
As part of a continuing collaboration with the Bert Jansch Foundation, the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) have been host to several workshops exploring English folk guitar techniques
As part of their Renbourn Guitar Workshop series, John Renbourn, Remy Froissart and Mike Walker hosted a group of budding guitarists for a special workshop focussing on Bert Jansch’s influences and techniques, with guest tutor Wizz Jones. A scholarship for a young guitarist was instigated by the Bert Jansch Foundation.
Leading lights of folk and rock came together on 3 December 2013 at the Royal Festival Hall to celebrate the life and legacy of Bert Jansch. Friends, fans and collaborators created fresh interpretations of Bert’s original songs and traditional tunes he’d made his own.