The words earthy and melodic best describe the fresh sound of accomplished fingerstyle guitarist John Calvert. Harnessing aural textures from folk, jazz, flamenco and classical music, Calvert’s genuine and unpretentious compositions resound with a calming yet adventurous spirit.
Calvert attributes much of his success to his perennial experience at the world-famous Berklee College of Music. His rich formal training artfully blends into an inspiring and original sound. Though his music is difficult to categorize, drawing from influences as diverse as Johann Sebastian Bach and Leo Kottke, John likes to classify it as simply guitar music. He performs frequently at a variety of venues throughout the Phoenix area, both solo and in group formats.
John’s down-to-earth attitude, combined with outstanding musical technique, continues to delight audiences. Whether performing for a small intimate group or for a large-capacity setting, John Calvert is guaranteed to deliver a most memorable listening experience!