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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Mr. Jeff Lang

This is one of my all time favorite musical artists. Jeff Lang is an absolutely astounding guitar player, his talent is mind boggling. And if you would think that would be enough, he is also a very talented songwriter with a wonderful voice. His live performances are just amazing; I have been lucky enough to see him twice in concert (he is Australian). Though probably only 5' 3'' (his wife has to be 6' 3'' here they are) Lang has a tremendous stage presence with a radiating energy. I always characterize his concerts as like being slugged in the stomach for two hours; you literally hold your breath the whole time. Here are a couple of samples of his talent:

Here he is playing a wonderful version of Richard Thompson's "1952 Vincent Black Lightning":

"Burn That Bridge":

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