This Kiwi guitarist nails 'Sultans of Swing' perfectly

watch 12/08/2019

Watch Kiwi guitarist Matt Parkinson's incredible cover for Dire Straits' classic hit song, 'Sultans of Swing'.

Based in Auckland, Parkinson has been playing professionally for over 13 years at private functions and corporate events. 

Playing on a classic Fender strat, watch Parkinson's smooth cover in the video below. 


  • Mark Knopfler was using a 1961 Fender strat on the 'Sultans of Swing' record.
  • It's Mark Knopfler's 69th birthday today (12th Aug)!