John Westmoreland – guitar

John WestmorelandA native North Carolinian with deep roots in the blues, John Westmoreland is a multidimensional musician. He studied jazz and classical composition at Berklee College of Music where he was also a recipient of the BEST scholarship. In 2011 John became a founding member and lead guitarist of the West-African fusion band Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba which performs in the triangle as well as across the nation. As a solo artist he plays his own dynamic, and sensitive interpretations— interweaving jazz, World Music, Blues, Bach, the American Songbook, and also his own original compositions.