Flamenco guitar ace Jesse Cook tries to be as accessible as possible

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, APRIL 17, 1997 By Steve Newton When Canadian flamenco-pop sensation Jesse Cook was a small child, he spent time in southern France and Spain, which may have been where the seed of his attraction to flamenco was planted. Then again, you’ve gotta wonder how much musical influence a three-year-old … Continue reading Flamenco guitar ace Jesse Cook tries to be as accessible as possible

Jesse Cook collects three “amazing” takes from Tommy Emmanuel’s creativity tap for “Tommy and Me”

By Steve Newton Last week I scored a copy of the new CD from Canadian nuevo-flamenco guitarist Jesse Cook, One World, and before even cracking it open I got a nice surprise. The track listing on the back cover revealed the inclusion of one featuring Tommy Emmanuel, the Australian fingerstyle guitarist who just four days earlier … Continue reading Jesse Cook collects three “amazing” takes from Tommy Emmanuel’s creativity tap for “Tommy and Me”