Tommy Emmanuel teaching one of his impressive fingerstyle structures– not a bad way to begin to our revamped video performance series, Acoustic Guitar Sessions in Location.

Filmed in Nashville TN, this Session in Location functions “Halfway Home,” from Emmanuel’s latest record, The Best of Tommysongs.

” I have actually got COVID fingers today,” jokes Emmanuel after ripping through the piece. The guitar player plays not just with speed and accuracy however an awful lot of soul too. He then continues to break down the chord shapes and bass motion, while advising you to “get a strong groove.”

As usual, Emmanuel is playing his Maton TE Personal, a contemporary acoustic-electric hand-built to the virtuoso’s exacting specs. He states, “It’s a beast!”