Geoff Achison

World Class Blues-Roots

Geoff Achison blues-roots guitarist vocalist songwriter. Jupiter 2 Records Australia

Geoff Achison invokes the spirit of the great blues & soul artists to create an engaging original sound. 
From the deep south of Australia, his unique blend of “Bluesic” has created scores of devoted fans around the world. He’s been chosen as one of the “Top Ten Hottest New Guitarists” by Guitar Player Magazine and was included in the “Top 100+ Guitarists You Should Know” roster.  In 2012 Geoff was listed as one of the “Top 50 Australian Guitarists ” He’s been a 17-time Guest Guitar Instructor at Jorma Kaukonen's (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane) Fur Peace Guitar Ranch and an exciting festival favorite featured on PBS, NPR, CNN and the BBC. He is a versatile artist who can deliver a
complete show with nothing more than his soulful voice and virtuosic acoustic guitar style but is also a highly regarded electric guitarist compared favourably to Jeff Beck and Warren Haynes providing the full experience with his outstanding blues-rock combo, The Souldiggers. Geoff is also a keen and expert improviser and has been invited on stage to jam with big names such as The Allman Brothers, Hot Tuna, George Porter, Jr., The Wood Brothers, John Mayall, Randall Bramblett, Delbert McClinton and many others. In 2014 Geoff Achison & The Souldiggers celebrated 20 years of music making with a spectacular live album and DVD package whilst the latest album, 'Another Mile, Another Minute' is available in Australian stores and soon to be released world-wide through Landslide Records. He frequently tours the USA and Europe and maintains a steady presence on the home front in Australia.   



Geoff is one of the finest blues guitarists I know with a completely individual style. ~Jorma Kaukonen, Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna
What makes him unique is not only his instrumental skills but also his multifaceted approach.
Alison Richter ~Guitar World
Achison seems more like a singer/songwriter’s soul in Jeff Beck’s body. He should take his stature in the musical community to the next level with this disc ~Elmore Magazine
Achison has been hailed as one of the finest blues players in Australia ~Ian McFarlane Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop
Catchy, intelligent songwriting
~Downbeat Magazine
Make sure you never, ever miss an opportunity to see Geoff Achison ‘live’ ~Ron Currens
Hittin’ The Note
He has a voice that vibrates like the purr of a big cat
~Steve Wildsmith, The Daily Times
There’s no denying that Geoff Achison is a titan on our scene, a master of his craft, a doyen of Australian blues ~Samuel J Fell Rhythms magazine (AU)
Rarely does a guitarist come along who makes a musical statement ~Richard Ludmerer, BluesWax
Top Ten Hot New Guitarists ~Readers Poll, Guitar Player Magazine
One of our top 50 Australian Guitarists ~Australian Guitar Magazine

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