Brighter Lights Thicker Glasses is the trio with the credo:
"Let no song suggest what's to come!"
The members of this Vancouver band are:
Brian Samuels – cello & bass
John Palmer – guitar, dulcimer, kabosy & percussion
Michael Dunn – harp guitar, steel guitar, kora, kabosy, Paraguayan harp
This trio has diverse musical tastes:
Brian's musical roots are in Western classical music, bluegrass, and Afro-jazz
John is a World Music aficionado, playing West African djembe, Indian tablas, along with Folk based instruments
Michael, a world-renowned luthier, studied guitar in Spain, yet is familiar with gypsy jazz, juju, and Hawaiian traditions.
Concerts convey their love of diversity, improvisation, and humour.