Podcast 446: Teja Gerken

Guitarist and educator Teja Gerken joins us this week to talk about the making of his new solo fingerstyle album, Test of Time. It’s an eclectic album of originals, Celtic music, J.S. Bach and even John Coltrane’s “Naima”…all played on acoustic guitar.

We chat about Teja’s early love for fingerstyle, the gear he employed for this album (a Martin Custom Shop OM, a Lowden, a Taylor 355, and a National Tricone), his work at Peghead Nation and much more.

Check out Test of Time here: https://tejagerken.bandcamp.com/album/test-of-time

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