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Deeply rooted in the tradition of Merle Travis, Jerry Reed and Chet Atkins, Robertson merges beautiful compositions, country rhythms and jazzy harmonies with funky licks into his very own art form—sometimes delivered with a punch, sometimes with a smile. Although he is deeply rooted in the powerful tradition of the genre, founded by the likes of Merle Travis, Jerry Reed, Thom Bresh and Buster B. Jones, Brooks also draws inspiration from the elegant mastery of the legendary Chet Atkins and other phenomenal players. His own compositions and arrangements have even been compared to fingerstyle jazz champions Lenny Breau and Earl Klugh. Now, as energy and maturity come together, this young man is ready to step out of his mentors' shadows and electrify the world with the sheer acoustic beauty his fingers create, when touching a set of strings. “An amazing player”—Richard Smith.