Stretching the Limits of the Acoustic Guitar | Trace Bundy | TEDxBoulder
The fan-dubbed “Acoustic Ninja” must be seen to be believed, using harmonics, looping, multiple capos, and his unique banter and stage presence to deliver an unforgettable live experience. Listening to his intricate arrangements is one thing, but seeing him play live confounds even the most accomplished music lovers as to how one person can do all that with just two hands and ten fingers. Internationally-acclaimed guitar virtuoso Trace Bundy shares his musical artistry with us this year. Fan-dubbed “The Acoustic Ninja,” his music must be seen to be believed, using harmonics, looping, and multiple capos to confound even the most accomplished music lovers as to how one person can do all that with just two hands and ten fingers. Trace’s witty banter and stage presence delivers an unforgettable live concert experience.
Trace is based in Boulder, but his unique career has brought him across the world, with concerts in 28 countries and counting -- from high-tech performance halls in South Korea and Italy, to remote villages in Zimbabwe and Guatemala. His video clips have circulated virally, with over 43 million YouTube views to date. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx