Kinloch Nelson

Saturday 1:05 – 2:40 | Avery Mall
Sunday 12:25 – 1:55 | 27 Atkinson St.
Kinloch NelsonKinloch Nelson’s 45 year career has run the gamut from solo classical recitals to folk concerts in coffeehouses and folk festivals, to club dates with jazz, country, rockabilly, rock, and rhythm & blues bands. A composer and recording artist, Nelson can be heard on BKNjr Records, Echotone Records, Riva Records, Heartland Records and Sampler Records. Nelson studied classical guitar with Stanley Watson in Rochester NY, jazz guitar with Gene Bertoncini at Eastman School of Music and music theory at the University of Rochester. In 1974 Nelson began teaching both privately and at The Hochstein Music School in Rochester, NY where he was on the faculty for twenty-five years. Other teaching activities have included workshops at the University of Rochester, S.U.N.Y. at Oswego, residencies at Maryland Summer Center For The Arts, and workshops at music festivals.

Nelson has appeared in concert at The Wolftrap Center for the Performing Arts; Washington DC’s Glen Echo Dance Theater; Maryland Center for the Arts in Baltimore; National Association of Music Manufacturers in Nashville & in Los Angeles; Art Park Buffalo, NY; Time/Warner Jazz Festival in Rochester, NY; Montreal Jazz Festival; Owen Sound Folk Festival; Akron Folk Festival; Golden Link’s Turtle Hill Folk Festival; North American Folk Alliance; Fretted Instrument Guild of America; and appearances in Canada, Ireland and Peru.