Jim Ghedi is a highly respected solo finger-style guitarist based in the Yorkshire hills of Sheffield, England. Having spent time travelling around Northern Europe, experimenting with various genre's of music and art he has now returned with a focused and signature sound. Exploring finger-style experimental Guitar composition, with a wide repertoire of influences ranging from African music, American Primitive, Spanish and classical music of Europe he has crafted his style of playing working heavily in rhythmic phrasing as well as melodic & harmonic experimentation.
Having an impressive history of both collaboration and supported work for such acts as James Blackshaw, Richard Dawson, Dead Rat Orchestra, Cam Deas, C Joynes, Stephanie Hladowski, Alasdair Roberts, Alex nelson’s Death Shanties, The Big eyes family players and Trembling bells.
Releasing his album ‘Home is where i exist, now to live & die’ with Cambrian Records on the 4th November 2015, material inspired by his time spent living in Brussels & returning to reconnect with home.
“The album is a running dialogue of my time spent travelling from Brussels & northern Europe to returning back home, moments in time, fragments of life exposed in different places with different people.
I spent my time in Belgium with nothing set in place but a friends room who kindly let me stay and my acoustic guitar, i spent my days writing music, exploring the library’s incredible archive, playing in the streets and exploring the world around me.
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