Acclaimed as one of the UK’s leading acoustic guitarists, Tristan has toured all over Europe both as a soloist and a sought-after accompanist.

His solo albums, You Just Know and Middle Child, both available online, mix handcrafted originals with beautiful interpretations of traditional and contemporary tunes.

As an in-demand side-man, he has played countless shows accompanying some of the foremost voices on the UK folk scene.

An experienced and enthusiastic educator, his CV includes countless contributions to some of the UK’s best-selling guitar magazines; Guitar Techniques, Total Guitar, Acoustic, and notably, over 130 consecutive monthly guitar tutorials spanning more than a decade of issues of Guitarist Magazine.

He has led workshops at many events such as Halsway Manor Guitar Week (National Centre for Folk Arts), Bath International Guitar Festival and the now-legendary Ullapool Guitar Festival.

“Seume’s superb fingerpicking talent and ease of drifting between styles drives you to a state of listening compulsion”

– Acoustic Magazine

“I believe he is one of the finest of [his] acoustic generation”

– Acoustic guitar legend, Gordon Giltrap