Matt Duke, Tony Lucca, and Jay Nash. Friday night at The Prophet Bar, I’m passing up my usual weekends of vodka soda rendez-vous with friends in favor of a voice I found two years ago at the zenith of a terrible break up. “Tidal Waves” was the nicotine patch to a year-long cigarette addiction in the relationship ashtray. Matt Duke, whose smooth voice is of the Tyrone Wells/Jason Mraz/Chris Thile/Matt Nathanson genre, is killer. Like death by dark chocolate.
The trio set up without a word to the audience and launched into “Stranger in a Strange Place”. The three talented guitarists teamed up last year for the first TFDI tour, and are at it again through the end of the month. The bromance trio yielded the mic to one another, making sure they each had ample time to showcase their specific style. (more…)