Master guitarist, singer, songwriter Raymond Gonzalez will perform a holiday guitar concert at the Church of the Holy Name on Saturday. Dec. 8.
He'll play songs from his latest release "Carols," a collection of Olde English and Renaissance Christmas songs as well as some original tunes.
The music starts at 7 pm. The church is located at 60 Monument Avenue, Swampscott.
Gonzalez has been hailed as a terrific composer and musical performer.
- “One of America’s finest guitarists and composers," said Dave Palmater of WUMB Radio, Boston.
- The Boston Globe called his playing "dazzling guitar work."
- Neil Fagan of Performing Songwriter said of Gonzalez, “It’s hard to say which is better, his way with a six string or his way with a pen.”
To hear a sample of his playing and songwriting check out this number, Red Leaf.
Admission: $10 (suggested donation).