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About Vin Downes
Vin Downes is a brilliant guitarist and a heart-felt composer.
~ Will Ackerman – Grammy Award winning producer
Vin Downes is a composer and fingerstyle guitarist who has released four studio albums, two of which were recorded and produced by Grammy Award winning guitarist and producer, Will Ackerman and award winning engineer/producer, Tom Eaton. He has performed nationally as a soloist and as a member of “The Gathering – A Concert Series presented by Will Ackerman” and “Will Ackerman Presents – Four Guitars”.
Downes’ music has ranked in the top 10 of the ZMR Radio Airplay Chart and reached #1 on the One World Music Album Chart. He was a ZMR nominee for Best Instrumental Album – Acoustic in 2015. His music can be heard on radio stations worldwide.
He has written, recorded, and performed music with musicians including Will Ackerman, David Crosby, David Cullen, Tom Eaton, Eugene Friesen, Tony Levin, and Michael Manring.
Vin Downes earned a B.A. in classical guitar and music education from William Paterson University. He has been a public school music teacher in New Jersey since 1995.
Just beautiful. I love the way you play…really fine touch…and you swing!
~ David Crosby – The Byrds, CSN, CSNY, CPR