Robbie Basho

Bashovia

Bashovia

  • Release Date: 14 Aug 2001
  • TAKCD-8913-2

Of all the young guitarists who recorded for Takoma in the Sixties and Seventies, Robbie Basho was the least influenced by label founder John Fahey. In an age when nonconformity was exalted, Basho qualified as a true eccentric, and the way he played the guitar and sang was unique. His fascination with things Oriental led him to take his name from a Japanese poet, and the influence of Indian classical music is often palpable in his guitar work. But Basho's use of this influence is original; li… MORE