17 Mar 2015

The Hollow Tree by Tyson Smith

From RNZ Music, 7:30 pm on 17 March 2015

Nick Bollinger reviews the exploratory sounds of Wellington-based guitarist and singer Tyson Smith.


Tyson Smith The Hollow TreeGuitarist Tyson Smith studied jazz in Christchurch, and played in showbands around the Caribbean, before settling in Wellington, where he has been a member of Hollie Smith’s band while working on his own music. His second album features long, carefully constructed songs that have the weight of rock yet a delicacy and detail that seems to owe more to jazz

Songs Featured: Line Of Sight, Into The Howling Rain, Down The Track, Red Stone, The Hollow Tree

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