Jamie Rutherford

Jamie is a Fishman Artist and an up and coming guitarist in the acoustic/folk scene. He has a style of playing and sense of tone that astounds audiences and makes other guitarists more than intrigued!

Some of Jamie's unique approach to acoustic guitar is due to his classical training at Birmingham Conservatoire where he acheived his BMus (Hons) degree. He had the privilege of studying with Mark Eden, Mark Ashford, John Williams and the late composer Stephen Dodgson to name a few.

Jamie plays as part of the instrumental trio Threaded, with whom he tours the UK regularly, playing in concert venues and festival stages. Their first two albums 'of what we spoke' and 'Fair Winds & Following Seas' have received fantastic reviews from major folk and roots publications. Threaded compose all their own material, comprising of instrumentals and songs in which Jamie takes a prominent role. Jamie tends to write and lead the songs and has been applauded for his song-writing. 'almost Gillian Welch-like' FATEA.

Jamie has performed with some of the top players in the folk scene in Joe Broughton's Conservatoire Folk Ensemble. This has brought about some fantastic experiences like headlining big festivals such as Towersey and performing in the legendary Royal Albert Hall.

Jamie also works hard on other out-reach projects, such as playing in the wards of Royal Derby Hospital and delivering Song-writing workshops. He has also been teaching the guitar for over 10 years.

Jamie uses flpickups.

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