Barbara Martin & Mac Walter
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Barbara Martin & Mac Walter

Band Blues Acoustic


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A Matter of Time, 1993
Between White and Black, 1996
A Different View, 1999
From Ragtime to Rock and Roll-children's CD, 2000
Touch the Sky, 2004
Tis the Season-Christmas CD, 2005


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From the time she bought her first guitar at the age of 13, Barbara Martin has never been afraid to explore and experiment. She moved from the folk coffeehouse circuit in her native Iowa to the new wave rock scene in Boston, to discovering her true love, blues and jazz, in the hills of Virginia. From her decision in 1990 to give up her job as a social worker and embark on a career as a full time musician she has never looked back. Her journey has taken her to festivals and concert venues throughout the United States and Europe six recordings and critical acclaim from presenters and reviewers alike.
Guitarist, Mac Walter, began his musical career at 16 when Marianne Price, formerly with Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks, convinced him to give up the ukulele and try the guitar. Three months later Mac was playing in Marianne’s band has not put the guitar down since. Over a 35 year career Mac has studied with guitar greats Roy Buchanan, John Knowles and Woody Mann. He has performed with Danny Gatton and Deanna Bogart, touring the United States and Europe. Claiming influences from Wes Montgomery to Django Reinhardt to Frank Zappa, Mac is “a master of the acoustic guitar” Portfolio Magazine.