The Four Corners Arts Center is pleased to present Mark T. Small on Friday, August 16th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at The Meeting House. Tickets are available online at FourCornersArts.org or call the box office (401-624-2600) to make phone reservations. Tuesday and Thursday from 9-2 at the Arts Center, 3852 Main Road Tiverton, RI 02878.
Mark is a internationally recognized musician and entertainer who has performed in numerous venues throughout the United States and Europe. His fancy fingerpicking and flatpicking guitar work has generated rave reviews in numerous publications worldwide.
His CD was named BEST Acoustic Blues Album in 2014 and his recordings have reached the top 20 on National Music Charts. Mark also won the 2016 Boston Blues Challenge. Mark is an extraordinary accomplished guitarist. His concerts include instrumentals and singing and playing music from the early 1800s to the late 1950s. In addition to playing Blues, Bluegrass and Old Time styles, instrumental guitar selections include: America The Beautiful, Amazing Grace, Autumn Leaves, Maple Leaf Rag and other classic favorites.Mark establishes a personal connection with his audience by discussing the origin of music and providing the listener with insights into the history of the guitar and other instruments that have become critical to the development of American music, like the oldest guitar was discovered in Egypt and is over 3500 years old; or that Benjamin Franklin was a guitarist. You might even find out what affect the Spanish American War has on American guitar players or why and how fiddle music impacted the development of guitar music. All of the music is highlighted by Mark’s blazing acoustic guitar work.Hot guitar, smooth vocals, classic American songs:
All in a one man show. Info and videos @ www.marktsmall.com