Elizabeth Cotten. John Fahey. Roy Clark. Link Wray. Bo Diddley. Charlie Byrd. Roy Buchanan. Danny Gatton. Anthony Pirog. Yasmin Williams.
Fredericksburg, VA might seem like a reach, geographically speaking, for our "Sounds Of DC" gallery of stars. And it is. But that neck of the Potomac River Valley is where we find Daniel Bachman, who comfortably belongs at the forefront of this local lineage of composer-guitarists so fiendishly talented, maniacally dedicated, and subversively iconoclastic that they change your idea of what the instrument sounds like.