“Happy Birthday Esmond. You are one of the greatest guitarists on the planet.”
“It’s time we wakened up to his genius...”
"I played Esmond Selwyn's Over The Rainbow at a family occasion last month. It was the most popular piece, more than Debussy, Chopin and Bechet. Lovely.
Welcome to the home of world renowned jazz guitarist and jazz guitar instructor, Esmond Selwyn.
Esmond Selwyn has been acknowledged as one of the world's great jazz guitarists and jazz guitar instructors ever since his entry in 1995 into the highly prestigious and much coveted work by Ivor Mairants, 'The Great Jazz Guitarists'. Ivor wrote "...Esmond has, in my opinion, a fingerboard technique second to none…”
See a review of Esmond's new album on the review page HERE
A great player. Hope to work with you again soon".
Esmond, you've made 3,500 friends on Facebook!
Thank you for bringing the world a little closer together.
We think that this is something to celebrate!
“Great to work with such a virtuoso as your good self. Your stunning, masterful playing needs to be fully appreciated by a much wider audience, especially here in Australia where we tend to miss out on a lot of fantastic players such as you. Marvelous playing mate and it's an honor to be be associated with such a great talent as you..."
“It is very inspiring to know one of the great legends of jazz guitar is here to guide us, it’s amazing the depth of knowledge and taste of his playing. Esmond Selwyn is a true guitar hero."
“It soon became apparent upon meeting Esmond of just how much music means to him. In fact I don't think
I’ve ever met anyone so passionate about his craft! The way he weaves his impassioned and improvisatory inventions throughout his performances with the musicianship of a master never ceases to amaze me! Watching this clip of Ray Walker and Esmond together is a delight and I hope it comes around again, possibly in a club environment here in Perth."