Essex born guitar phenomenon Clive Carroll’s masterful compositions, coupled with his versatility and unparalleled technical virtuosity, have rendered him one of today’s most admired and respected acoustic guitarists.
Clive earned a 1st Class Honours Degree in Composition and Guitar from the famed Trinity College of Music in London, all the while balancing his classical work with forays into the world of the steel string guitar. A chance meeting with the late John Renbourn changed the course of Clive’s musical career and the two toured the UK and North America together, with Renbourn encouraging Clive to release his first solo album in 2000. Since then Clive has gone from strength to strength, touring solo around the world and alongside lauded guitarist Tommy Emmanuel. He has also composed music for major films and has been awarded an array of awards and accolades including his inclusion in Total Guitar Magazine’s ‘Top 10 Acoustic Guitarists of All Time’.
Clive’s newest album “The Furthest Tree”, features all original material written by Clive including the 5 track “A Renaissance Suite” which features iconic classical guitarist John Williams. This critically acclaimed album is already being hailed as some of his finest work to date garnering 5 star ratings in reviews.