LANGLOIS - An evening with Grammy Award-winning guitarist Ed Gerhard will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the Langlois Cheese Factory, 94179 Allen Boice Drive.
From Tokyo to Rome and venues across the U.S., Gerhard's music has touched concert audiences around the world. Gerhard captivates audiences with a combination of virtuosity, generosity and humor. Known for his gorgeous tone and compositional depth, Gerhard can move a listener with a single note.
Gerhard will share an evening of exquisite guitar music, performing material from his upcoming CD as well as concert favorites. Performing on 6-string, slide guitar and Hawaiian lap steel, Gerhard combines rare compositional depth with inspired virtuosity.
He performs on his recently released Ed Gerhard Signature Guitar built by Breedlove Guitars from Bend. He has spent the past year touring worldwide to introduce the guitar in China, Japan, Korea, Canada and across the U.S. Gerhard was awarded the coveted Grammy for his work on “Henry Mancini; Pink Guitar.”
Gerhard's CD "Luna" is featured in Acoustic Guitar Magazine's 20th Anniversary list of the "240 Essential Albums." Acoustic Guitar Magazine wrote: “This soulful album of original compositions rich in melody, chordal complexity and stylistic variety proves why Gerhard is considered to have the most exquisite acoustic guitar tone on the planet.”
Boston Globe Virtue Records wrote: "Gerhard does not write instrumentals. He writes songs only a guitar can sing."