Jim Ghedi is a 6 & 12 string guitarist and folk singer from the outskirts of Sheffield, England. He spent a good proportion of the last 2 years touring the UK & Europe in support of his debut album ‘Home is where I exist, now to live & die’ (Cambrian Records, 2015), gaining radio play in the US, Australia, Belgium and UK.
His current solo work explores connections to the natural environments and heritage of rural communities and landscapes across the British Isles, including the village in which he grew up along the Yorkshire/Derbyshire borders. Drawing musically from some interesting genre-crossing ideas combining finger-style Guitar composition, orchestral parts and Traditional Folk Song..
Jim Ghedi is busy touring and in the process of releasing his next solo record planned for late 2017 alongside a duo project with label mate Toby Hay which focuses on 6 & 12 string guitar duets.
"Jim Ghedi is easily one of the most mind-bogglingly prodigious talents in Sheffield today" - Our Favourite places
''If only more musicians today could mix the new with the old so bravely.'' - Counterfeit Magazine
Ghedi sees the divine, the humble, the everyday, the awe inspiring, the common ground, the meta and the micro in his landscapes. His choice of songs and topics locate him in time and place, yet allow him to wander freely within them. - Heretics Folk Club