For Bert Jansch: Mike Hastings plays “Gnomelikedivas”

For Around the World in 80 Plays, Mike Hastings plays “Gnomelikedivas”, a piece inspired by Bert Jansch whose title is an anagram of the name of his folk duo Mike and Solveig. Mike has played with Trembling Bells for the past 10 years and also regularly plays with Mike Heron of The Incredible String Band.

Musicians around the globe are saluting Bert Jansch, the legendary guitarist and singer song-writer who would have turned 75 in November 2018. The Bert Jansch Foundation is sending a special guitar, the Yamaha TransAcoustic – the latest incarnation of Bert’s favoured L series – across continents from artist to artist, enabling musicians to connect with his timeless music and enduring legacy.