If playing fingerstyle guitar wasn’t complicated enough, Trevor Gordon Hall is taking things to the next level. He’s been is ranked as one of the 30 best guitarist under 30 years of age by Acoustic Guitar Magazine and is pushing the creative boundaries of modern fingerstyle guitar.
His instrument of choice, the “Kalimbatar,” is an African Kalimba mounted onto the top of his his custom Schwartz guitar. Trevor’s percussive fingerstyle technique combined with the plucked Kalimba makes for a unique and almost dreamy sound.
His latest album Mind Heart Fingers is out now make sure to check it out.
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- Musical background and the story of the “Kalimbatar”
- Trevor’s gear, setup, and custom Sheldon Schwartz Guitar
- Trevor’s calculated practice schedule
- His approach to composing his new album
Links from Episode
Guitar Maker Sheldon Schwartz Guitars
K&K custom pickup (for Kalimba)
K&K Pure Mini (for guitar)
Radial ToneBone (2x)