Paul Holmes Morton

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Paul Holmes Morton is native to Pennsylvania, growing up his first musical veneration was American folk music.

His studies began in earnest under the direction of the Cuban guitar virtuoso Ernesto Tamayo.While studying in conservatory, Paul Holmes was introduced to baroque performance practice and was captivated by the variation in tone and texture of ancient instruments as well as the improvisatory collaboration of the musical process.

With a variety of plucked string instruments in hand, he works to research and refine the musical practice of the past centuries, and strives with equal passion to discover the possibilities of such instruments in today’s musical language and culture. Paul Holmes performs and records with the hope and belief that music, as a temporal form of art, has the ability to lend a moment of articulation and consonance to the present day noise.

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