Raising The Barre 13/8/18


Martin Barre, best-known as guitarist in Jethro Tull - one of the biggest selling Prog bands of all time, releases his new solo album 'Roads Less Travelled' on Garage Records on Saturday 1st September. Barre has developed his own distinctive style within the framework of Jethro Tull, and his instantly recognizable and original sound form the basis of this album. 'Roads Less Travelled' features 11 original tracks by Barre, which reflect the last 50 years of his esteemed musical career. While all the songs showcase his exceptional electric guitar, acoustic guitar and mandolin playing, the Martin Barre Band also shine throughout. A long-time resident of Devon, Barre’s band features several local musicians including Dan Crisp (vocals), Alan Thompson (bass/fretless bass), Darby Todd (drums), Becca Langsford (vocals/backing vocals), Josiah J (percussion/hammond), Aaron Graham (drums), Alex Hart (vocals/backing vocals) and Buster Cottam (“stand up” bass).