Released in 1997, this was the album that launched Rik’s independent record label in 1996 – a collection of nylon string classical fingerstyle pieces.
Featuring 10 instrumental tracks Ten Invitations From The Mistress of Mr. E is the first installment in a guitar trilogy, otherwise known as the Open House Collection released merely six months before Swing Shift, which is meant to cover the basis of Rik Emmett’s guitar teaching.
Now available for the first time as a digital download!
Rik’s 1992’s platinum certified album “Ipso Facto” is now available in its entirety in our online store. Purchase tracks individually, or save $4 on the full album!
Now available as a Digital Download, Good Faith signals another major evolutionary step in Rik Emmett’s career as the mature songwriting and exquisite stylistic crafting of the material marries to the world-class musicianship and pristine production. The material is a showcase of eclectic versatility and diversity, all the more remarkable for its sense of balance and artistically consistent personal style.
Listeners of Good Faith can rediscover the singer/songwriter dimension of Rik Emmett’s gift. The songs celebrate a spirit of independence, freedom from expectations, preconceptions, and the demographic slicing of the mainstream commercial marketplace. They do so with joy, ease and simplicity, by capturing some damn good singing & playing in some damn good songs.