Sam Coulson - Electric Classical

Sam Coulson Electric Classical cover
Sam Coulson
Electric Classical
Japan Castle Records
2015
Sam Coulson is a young & talented guitarist that was called to replace the legendary Steve Howe is Asia in 2013. So far he has participated in the “Gravitas” studio album of Asia, which was released in 2014.
 
Apart from that, Sam has his own YouTube channel where he uploads various videos of himself playing live, giving guitars lessons and so on. “Electric Classical” is Sam’s debut solo album. This album is very special for Sam cuz it features 10 guitar interpretations of famous classical works from artists such as Bach, Beethoven Fernando Sor, Francisco Tàrrega, Antonio Lauro & Schubert among others. Sam presents parts from those classical works under his own guitaristic style and perspective. The production is smooth & crystal clear.
 
Undoubtedly, Sam Coulson is a very gifted guitarist, who now takes his first steps into the music business. With this album, Sam presents some of his musical knowledge and also showcases how skillful a guitar-player he is. Certainly guitarists, or musicians will appreciate “Electric Classical” more than the average listener and especially those who fancy classical themes played by guitar will have a good time too.