Roger Hudson offers the music world a rare and prized combination - - exceptional performer and gifted composer. Hudson draws inspiration from the past and the present to create unique music that is enjoyed by aficionados and general audiences alike. Many of Hudson's guitar compositions are appealing to contemporary fingerstyle as well as classical players. In describing Roger's CD Guitarchitecture, the Guitar Foundation of America's journal Soundboard spoke of '...many gorgeous moments...' 'strong themes' and 'fetching rhythm figurations'. Mel Bay Publications Book/CD entitled The Guitar Collection of Roger Hudson is described by the English magazine, Classical Guitar as 'sparkling' and 'wonderful'. As a composer, Roger Hudson's work is gaining attention. Artists and groups such as the Nashville Mandolin Ensemble have commissioned works from him. Mel Bay Publications has been so impressed with Roger's solo guitar compositions as to include them in five guitar anthologies: Fingerpicking 2000, Jazz Guitar 2000, Blues Guitar 2000, The Contemporary Guitar: An Anthology of New Music.