Kinloch Nelson's 45-year career has run the gamut from solo classical and fingerstyle guitar concerts to club and festival dates with jazz, country, rockabilly, rock and swing bands. Along the way, he has played with such notables as Buddy Guy, long-time influence Danny Gatton, Tom Paxton, Stephen Bennett, Mike Chapdelaine, Muriel Anderson and numerous others on today's fingerstyle guitar scene. Performance credits include the Montreal Jazz Festival, Time/Warner Jazz Festival, Fretted Instrument Guild of America, and the Newport, Montreal, and Healdsburg Guitar Festivals. Nelson's guitar music has appeared in Acoustic Guitar Magazine, been reviewed in Just Jazz Magazine, and featured in concert on PBS Television and Radio. Teaching credits include 25 years at The Hochstein Music School in Rochester, NY teaching guitar, four years of Music As A Creative Language at Maryland Summer Center for the Arts in Baltimore, and numerous workshops over the years. Currently, Nelson runs a Guitar Artistry Concert Series, and is acting president of The Rochester Guitar Club in Rochester, NY.