Author Archives: Bob

About Bob

... is an award winning, Canadian finger-style guitarist and the 2003 U.S. National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion. He combines an eclectic mix of contemporary finger-style guitar and traditional roots music with a warm vocal style, tilted sense of humour and down to earth stage presence to provide a refreshing performance experience for music lovers in general. Definitely not just for "guitar geeks".

The Tab Pigs

Beware all ye who enter. In the fingerstyle guitar world, the Tab Pigs inhabit the soft underbelly. But if you want to know something about Leo Kottke, these are the guys to go to. The world’s biggest collection of unpublished Kottke tabs, along with some of the funniest bios on the web.

Joe Carpenter

Excellent fingerpickin’ and slide playing that rocks (check out Blind Lemon Bernie below and other videos he has up at YouTube).

Offer Joe a cup of coffee, ask him if he’s heard of Leo Kottke and tell him Trigger sent you.

Joel Fafard

Joel has eschewed his singer-songwriter persona from a few years ago and is currently focusing on some fine solo fingerstyle and slide guitar music.

His most recent CD, … And Another Thing, was was awarded Outstanding Instrumental Album at the 2006 Western Canadian Music Awards and was nominated for Best Instrumental Recording at the 2007 Junos.