Press Reviews

Some of the most beautiful contributions to the German guitar scene come from a Scot in self-imposed Berlin exile – in the course of the last decades with ever increasing artistic maturity, instrumental quality and stylistic originality. After listening to his latest album, you ask yourself if there’s anything at all which Ian Melrose can’t arrange for six strings” AKUSTIK GITARRE 2/2016

“..displays Melrose as one of the best Celtic-based fingerpickers on the scene…” Acoustic Guitar (USA)

“ .. a first-class guitarist …… a brilliant  fingerpicker!“ The Times (GB)

This guitarist of rare sensitivity, with the magic touch, comes from Scotland and a beautiful ethereal mystique fills his whole album. You quickly get the strange sensation that there are two guitarists playing, but that is of course not the case. Ian mixes folk and classical approaches in a uniquely personal way and the result is breath-taking ……..” La Guitare (F)

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