Kaszak and Afifi

Ragtime blues guitar meets folk viola and cello

Martin Kaszak is a London-born singer-songwriter who lives in Cambridgeshire and has played at major folk, blues and acoustic clubs and festivals as well as national radio. Martin dips between traditional folk, ragtime blues and modern song influences to create an atmospheric and easy-on-the-ear sound. He is a fine singer and guitarist specialising in country blues ragtime fingerpicking guitar, as well as his own compositions. His musical influences range from Blind Blake and Jim Croce to Rory Gallagher and Ralph McTell.

Faradena is a talented singer and musician providing beautiful close harmonies and playing viola and cello.

The duo’s first official performance was supporting John Renbourn and Wizz Jones and Martin and Fara’s performance attracted much praise and attention from these folk/Blues legends.