Tim SPARKS in concerto al SIX BARS JAIL – 6.4.12 – Little Princess

A remarkable concert given by Tim Sparks at the Six Bars Jail club, the “fingerstyle guitarists’ corner”, tucked away in the hills surrounding Florence. The fifty-eight-year-old guitarist from North Carolina gave a display of his encyclopaedic repertoire, his interpretative skills, but also his frank humanity, playing two sets lasting over an hour and a half, with an air of relaxed assurance and without ever stamping heavily on the pedal of virtuosity. The concert shifted continuously through every genre, style and tradition: from American to Armenian folk music, from blues to pop, from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker (which Sparks transposed in its entirety for guitar some time ago) to the Beatles’ Blackbird, Joni Mitchell’s Clouds, to the Jewish-rooted music of John Zorn (with whom the guita

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