Since I took up Photography as a hobby, I’ve made dozens of images of the Buskers in Melbourne’s CBD (central business district).
From musicians, jugglers, illusionists, circus acts , gifted creators of amazing street art and mime artists, but my favourites have always been the Latin American or Flamenco Guitarists. Some of them are World Class and I’ve even bought some of their CDs (on sale next to their street performance site).
They probably tour Australia (or Europe and the rest of the World), but when I don’t see them for a while, I often wonder – where are they now?
The Trio below (two of whom seem to interchange with a couple of different guitarists), I first photographed in 2012, then in September 2013 and more recently in February this year. Their music is sublime – lively, uplifting and full of amazing guitar finger work. True performers and entertainers…….and really great vocals.
I hope they come back this summer to Melbourne’s main shopping precinct.
I’ve missed them.