Joe Stanton-Folk and Country Singer Fingerstyle Guitarist extraordinaries
Taking his experiences in life and fusing them with his expertise of the guitar, Joe gives Folk music a gift that is his music
Joe Stanton’s grass-roots music gently grabs you and takes you on a timeless journey of people and places.
His lyrics are rich with imagery and emotion. His voice resonates with an intimate style that warmly invites you into his reflective world.
Combined with his remarkable songwriting ability, Joe Stanton is a formidable guitar player. From upbeat country rifts to dark sensuous chords, Joe’s guitar is captivating. He plays the full spectrum of music: folk, traditional country, swing and blues … “but it’s usually tinted with a bit of country twang”, adds Stanton. An accomplished guitar picker, he recently became a finalist at the US Fingerpicking contest in Winfield, Kansas.
In 1985, Stanton was nominated for a BC Country Music Association Award for his instrumental “Smokin”.
Joe's latest CD, ""Passenger Stanton"", combines contemporary folk genres and solo instrumental acoustic guitar.
Joe has performed in the U.S. National finger picking championships and was a finalist in the Kerrville Folk Festival's New Folk songwriting contest.
With intricate fingerstyle guitar, earthy baritone and lyrics from life, Joe Stanton does what he loves - writing and performing acoustic music.
Gettin' to know ya
Susan in the Garden-instrumental
9/5/2008 3:02:18 PM
lovely music with great moving bass and expert fingerstyle , bravo!
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