In the NewsWhat the Media Writes about D'arcy Wickham
As lovers of Classical and some Jazz music well know, sometimes music needs not even a syllable of lyrics to create vivid portraits and emotions in the mind of the listener. Stirring, sweeping vistas and interactions can be conjured up in compositions created by...
Some weekly open mics don’t go ahead on holiday weekends and therefore several regular ones we’re not certain about because the host musicians, clubs and promoters are all too lazy or stupid to post whether or not they are happening have “unconfirmed” after their entry in today’s listings. But it’s a pretty rare Monday when there’s no open stage at Free Times Café.
For those that enjoy good old-fashioned guitar music, there is something new in store, from an artist that has been part of the music industry for decades. Canadian singer, songwriter, and guitarist D’Arcy Wickham has now finished an independent album, which took a large amount of thought and hard work to complete.
Veteran Toronto guitarist, music teacher and singer/songwriter D’Arcy Wickham’s latest is both a tasty showcase of his exceptional facility facility with all styles of guitar picking, from elegant folk to atmospheric blues, and of his gifts as a composer of comfortingly retro, acoustic-based pop songs.
Having seen both the good and the bad sides of the music business throughout his three-plus decades as a performer, D’Arcy Wickham is prepared for whatever the future holds. The guitarist is releasing his new CD, Feather Fingers, at an upcoming performance …
Reprinted from ‘The Live Music Report‘ – D’arcy Wickham has a fine new CD entitled Featherfingers. Three of the eleven tracks are his fingerpicking-style instrumental compositions. The brief title track is a lucid, lyrical melody, lively, warm and appealing.