Tommy Emmanuel created a life for himself as a one-man band and has become one of Australia's most respected musicians. With light vim and pure talent, he demonstrates his unique playing style, which is notably a development of the Travis picking technique and blending of rhythm and melody. In his career, he's played on recordings for Air Supply and Men at Work and in his twenties he joined one of Australia's biggest rock acts, Dragon. Now, as a two-time Grammy nominee with a career spanning five decades, he has, for several years, performed over 300 concerts annually. He's worked with Martin Taylor on a jazz-inspired duet album The Colonel and the Governor. His most recent original material is Little By Little (2011). Connect with Tommy: Tw: 🤍twitter.com/tommyemmanuel FB: 🤍🤍facebook.com/tommyemmanuel YT: 🤍🤍youtube.com/user/TommyEmmanuelTV Web: 🤍🤍tommyemmanuel.com TEDxMelbourne brings a diverse group of people together to share ideas, knowledge and inspiration through a series of events throughout the year. Visit our site: 🤍tedxmelbourne.com Like us on Facebook: 🤍🤍facebook.com/TEDxMelbourne Follow us on Twitter: 🤍🤍twitter.com/tedxmelbourne Follow us on Pinterest: 🤍pinterest.com/tedxmelbourne/ Follow us on Instagram: 🤍instagram.com/tedxmelbourne/ View photos on Flickr: 🤍🤍flickr.com/photos/68383773... About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
How much i will give him like.
I am your very big fan.
Congratulations on your success…over 40 years you played regularly with gold rush at the Paddington Green hotel …I worked there with tony brown incredible live music was displayed with Phil & spud & the rest of gold rush…..cheers Spud Murphy Bathurst
I saw him and his brother play together 12 years ago and it was just a brilliant concert especially when the too played each other's guitar's together it was mind blowing......
Arguably one of the very best players in the world, of which there are many. For me Tommy's best feature is how artful and incredibly tasteful his voicings and arrangements are while being played with such precise and challenging execution. I'm 73 and a ex pro musician. I still play everyday and often listen to Tommy.
I get goosebumps listening to this.he is incredible. Many thanks..
It was 1978/9 and there we were, two young men about town seeking... and we stumbled into a pub in Surrey Hills (Sydney) and this band was playing. They seemed to have two lead guitarists! Now I was hooked on Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin and had been learning classical guitar seriously for two or three years. Then these two guitarists started playing and I was struck by their virtuosity and I became consumed in what they were playing. I stood in awe for the next two hours. They even played the same guitar. So you think Tommy can play? You should have heard his brother Phil (rip)!
I too a one man band that needs the world to agree that alcohol drugs cigarettes weapons should not be legal and only opens minds to a better more sane humane kinder scrupulous future hence united we stand.
Bringing lots of smiles to my face.TY.
your music has touched my heart!... your wife is so right...❤
The only concert I have ever attended was a Tommy Emmanuel Christian Youth Alive in Adelaide 30 years ago I could never image how one guitar could make so much music. Not only does his music inspire me his faith in Jesus is also an inspiration
This was such a joy to watch. Such an amazing motivational and educational talk. I just really love his enthusiasm and the manner in which he’s chosen to explore sound and how he chooses to share it. 👏 👏 🔥 🎶 🎸
The first time I heard Tommy was around 1981 at the Bondi Hotel. Tommy and his brother Phil Emmanuel were playing in their band and we were thoroughly entertained. Do yourselves a favour and search YouTube for Phil Emmanuel.
Томми удивительный музыкант и приятный человек с хорошим чувством юмора.Фантастика!!!!
Wonderful talk and especially music!. I'm going to look up his website and buy some of his music. Artists need to be supported!
Awesome! Nice Samba around ENJuNCkPfx0&t=8m00s 8:00 mark.
One of the best TED Talks I have ever seen. The man is humble yet brilliant, I'm impressed.
tommy: with you is it guitar magic or magic guitar??