Regarded as Gypsy Jazz royalty, Paulus Schäfer is known globally as one of the most gifted guitarists of his generation. The Dutch Sinti Gypsy is one of a small handful of contemporary world class musicians bringing the musical style first played by his forefather, the great Django Reinhardt to the international jazz stage.Paulus is in constant demand across the globe, often headlining jazz festivals or performing theatre tours with his various ground-breaking projects. Last year he was invited to join Al Di Meola for a sell-out show at New York's legendary Carnegie Hall, following the concert he was offered a return booking in 2018! Simply put, Paulus is a true master, expect to be blown away by his staggering virtuosity, his impeccable timing and his humble and warm showmanship, an absolute must for lovers of quality music.
"The best gypsy jazz guitarist in the world!" - Le Quecumbar - London
"Just home from Theatre on the Steps, The Paulus Schafer Trio, we are not worthy, eye-warteringly awesome! Mesmerising and exhausting in equal measure... 3 extremely talented guys, don't miss the return next year, I feel totally wowed."- Review from audience member at the Theatre on the Steps, UK
For this musical masterclass the world-renowned guitarist will be accompanied by Chris Quinn (guitar) and Arnoud Vandenberg (bass) - a rare chance to see such a performer up close in the beautiful setting of De Koffie Pot ovelooking the River Wye by Hereford's Old Bridge. For more information please visit www.wildhareclub.com