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The Number 26 Bus to Paraguay
A new book containing eleven, previously unreleased, beautiful new guitar pieces plus the story of how a number 26 Brighton bus took a musician all the way to Paraguay has now been published.  Richard Durrant’s amazing, colourful and intriguing new book is called The Number 26 Bus to Paraguay. Richard explains: “As a kid I used […]
Richard Durrant Ukulele Workshops
By popular demand! Richard is offering a series of fantastic opportunities to learn the Ukulele this autumn. Whether you are a complete beginner or want to improve your Uke skills these workshops are for you. Held in Shoreham-by-Sea and Brighton there are three courses on offer – each for an hour a week over a […]
Ismael Ledesma
In the second part of our interviews into the background to Richard Durrant’s collaboration with the Paraguayan harpist Ismael Ledesma, Nicholas Keyworth caught up with Ismael who now lives in Paris. Ismael explains the chance meeting with Richard which began their collaboration: A friend of mine, Robert Munro, invited me to hear Richard in concert […]
Richard Durrant's cycling tour
Five things you might not have known about the extraordinary musician that is Richard Durrant.
Ismael Ledesma
Richard Durrant’s collaboration with a Paraguayan harpist living in Paris might seem unusual, but as Richard explains it is a perfect match and opens up so many opportunities: “In Paraguay the harp is a deeply social instrument, it often accompanies dancing and, in many ways evokes the sound of Paraguay. It is quite usual for a […]