whose latest album was released last fall, uses acoustic
guitar to express the emotions, moods and periods
of his life.
8, 2002 (Lexington, Ky.) --
Vietnamese acoustic guitarist Tinh will perform at
7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, in the Worsham Theatre in
the University of Kentucky Student Center.
recording artist with two albums to his credit, uses
his music to relate the emotions, moods and periods
of his life during and after the Vietnam War.
a village near Saigon, Tinh eventually moved to the
U.S. with his mother and American stepfather. After
studying guitar at Willamette University in Salem,
Oregon, he launched his performing career. He opened
on a tour of the late blues guitarist John Fahey and
developed a close relationship with Fahey as his musical
mentor until his death last year.
most recent album, "Acoustic Rain," was
released last November by East Wind Records. A sample
of his music is available by clicking
show, presented by the Student Activities Board, is
free and open to the public.