Having witnessed one of his live performances, fellow musicians and music lovers alike sing hymns of praise about world-renowned fingerstyle guitarist Richard Smith. With fretboard fireworks he will melt your heartstrings, have your toes tapping and leave your jaws hanging open. Richard’s ever growing repertoire comprises a wide variety of music from classical Bach to Beatles. From jazz standards to Chet Atkins to the gypsy swing of Django Reinhardt, Richard delivers it all with stunning virtuosity.
Joining Richard for his first Guitar Masters appearance is the legendary Nashville sideman, Brent Mason. Unquestionably one of the most recorded guitarists in history, he is a Grammy Award winner, a twelve-time winner of the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Guitarist of the Year Award, and a two-time winner of the CMA Musician of the Year Award. Brent has been named as one of the top ten session guitarists in the world, joining the ranks of Jimmy Page, Larry Carlton, Tommy Tedesco and Steve Cropper. He has played on well over a thousand albums, as well as two of his own albums, and continues to add to this extensive resume. These guys will simply blow you away!