Steve plays Marionette on his K Yairi signature model guitar


Steve performing his guitar arrangement of Marionette a composition by Felix Arndt (1889-1918).  Arndt was an early proponent of the Novelty ragtime piano style best remembered for his composition Nola.

Guitar tuning here is DAC#F#BE low to high.

This performance is from the RMMGA gathering 2017 Cotswolds UK.

This was filmed during a masterclass Steve gave at a recent guitar enthusiasts’ weekend.  He is playing his custom built  K Yairi Steve Hicks signature guitar.

In addition to performing solo and with Lynn Goulbourn as the duo Hicks and Goulbourn, Steve often gives masterclasses and workshops at festivals and other events.  He is also available for individual lessons.

Steve recorded, ‘Marionette’, for his last album,  ‘A thing made of rags’, which is available from Acoustic Music Records Germany or Amazon.