Kinloch Nelson

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Kinloch Nelson’s 45-year career has run the gamut from solo classical recitals and folk concerts to club and festival dates playing Country, Jazz, Rock, Rockabilly, and R & B.  His solo fingerstyle guitar work has appeared in Acoustic Guitar Magazine, been reviewed in Just Jazz Magazine, and featured on PBS TV and Radio. Teaching credits include 25 years at Hochstein Music School In Rochester, NY, residencies at Maryland Center For The Arts, and workshops at the University of Rochester, S.U.N.Y. Oswego and numerous music festivals.

Nelson has played with such notables as Tom Paxton, Luther Alison, Buddy Guy, and long-time influence Danny Gatton.  Recently he has done shows with Tommy Emmanuel, Muriel Anderson, harp guitar maestro Stephen Bennett, and Wings alumnus Laurence Juber, among others.

Nelson’s  solo guitar work is an amalgam of folk, jazz, classical, American roots, and originals.

“Kinloch Nelson is both a gifted performer and a brilliant arranger who can do wonders with virtually any song.”  Dave Walker – Just Jazz Magazine

 “Listening  to Kinloch Nelson is a journey  trough American roots, jazz, country, blues, classical and whatever it is that ties them all together. Nelson’s knowledge of the  guitar and the dexterity with which he explores its intricacies is simply amazing.”
Frank De Blase, City Newspaper, Rochester, NY

Location: The School of Rock Stage at 27 Atkinson Street
Time: –
Sunday, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

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