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Nick Tudgey

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Guitarist
Southampton
Nick Tudgey is a young guitarist from Southampton, UK who has gained international recognition for his aproach to Fingerstyle Guitar.

About: Nick was born in 1995 in Fareham, Hampshire, UK, and spent his first years in Stubbington on the south coast. He became really interested in music when he was at Henry Cort Community College, Fareham, where he played mandolin in the school's concert band and lead guitar in a rock band he formed in his final year. It was here that he really got the bug for playing. He decided he really wanted to study music at College and earned a place at the Academy of Music and Sound in Southampton where he studied for 2 years. It was here that he developed and improved his technique for fingerstyle guitar. Style of Music: Recognised by musicians the world over as one of the top young guitarists in the UK. Nick Tudgey is known for his unique approach to the instrumental music known as fingerstyle guitar, taking foundations of playing laid down by legends such as Chet Atkins and Merle Travis, and blending them with many styles of music and musicians, from rock icons such as Ritchie Blackmore and Mark Knopfler, to John Dowland, the 16th century lutenist and composer. In 2014, Nick played for BBC Radio 2 presenter Chris Evans at his Children in Need Charity fundraiser, the same year, he became the only instrumental musician ever to compete at Open Mic UK, one of the UK's largest competitions for singers, getting as far as the semi-finals and never sang a word. And in July 2018, was an international guest at the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society's annual convention in Nashville, Tennessee. In November the same year, he was enrolled into the MAS Records Scheme, sponsored by Robert Plant of Led Zepplin.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Contemporary classical, Classical crossover, Film / TV music, Early music, Classical, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, Folk, Bluegrass, Country, Jazz, Blues, Modern jazz, Ragtime, Easy listening, Marching, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Americana, Covers, Vintage, Rock, World music
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Instruments:
Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise
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Other skills:
Audio engineer, Producer, Sound technician, Musical comedy, Fluent improviser
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Song list

Baby’s Coming Home
Beatles Medley (Here Comes the Sun, When I’m 64, Day Tripper, While My Guitar Gently Weeps)
Blue Moon
The Boxer
Cannonball Rag
Classical Gas
Clap
Comfortably Numb
Crazy
Doc’s Guitar
Done with Bonaparte
Durch Den Wald Zum Bach Haus w/ Bach Cello Suite 1 interlude
Firth of Fifth
Forever Autumn
Haba Na Haba
Hungarian Dance #5
Imagine
In the Mood
Jolene
Lewis & Clark
Little Martha
(Somewhere) Over The Rainbow
Spoonful of Sugar
Stars and Stripes Forever
Sultans of Swing
The Entertainer
Tiger Rag
Waltzing Matilda
Yankee Doodle Dixie
All Ride South-West