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Brooks Williams

Singer/songwriter Brooks Williams began violin lessons at age three, but moved on to the guitar when he was ten so that he could try on songs from musicians as diverse as Leonard Cohen and Jimi Hendrix. Today his guitar reinvents works by the likes of Joseph Spence, Caetano Veloso, Pat Metheny, Buddy Miller, T-Bone Burnett, Miriam Makeba, Paul Buchanan of the Blue Nile, Sam Phillips, and J.S. Bach. He’s been written about in Acoustic Guitar, Hot Press, Sing Out!, Fingerstyle Guitar, Performing Songwriter, The Boston Globe, The Leak, The Austin Chronicle, Folk Roots, MOJO, Dirty Linen, Guitar World, Blues Review, and more.

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