Steady Progression, Jane Getter Scales New Heights and Finds Her Voice Amidst the Notes
Mar 5 2013 12:00AM
Jane Getter began her career as a precocious straight-ahead jazzer, rapidly securing gigs with luminaries such as saxophonist Joe Lovano and pianists Kenny Barron and Richie Beirach— but it was an extended outing with Hammond
Dec 19 2012 12:00AM
DAVID “FUZE” FIUCZYNSKI HAS LENT his talents to Screaming Headless Torsos, Meshell Ndegeocello, Jack DeJohnette, and others throughout a career that has seen him evolve from a whammy-inflected punk-funk practitioner to a Berklee
Jason Becker Interview Outtakes
Jun 6 2012 10:35AM
Jason Becker had so much great stuff to say in his cover story that we couldn't possibly fit it all. Here are some of the extra quotes.
Jack Bruce on Vernon Reid and Spectrum Road
May 25 2012 12:00AM
I was touring in Europe with my band the Cuicoland Express a few years back with Vernon. I always try to get him in my bands whenever I can because he’s my favorite guitar player. We got to talking and that led to the Tony
Oscar Penas From Now On
Apr 16 2012 12:00AM
Hailing from Spain, the birthplace of the modern guitar, Oscar Peñas’ approach to guitar playing and composition is transcontinental, combining contemporary jazz with traditional Spanish music and music from Latin America.
Feb 6 2012 12:00AM
File Larry Coryell’s CDs under “Jazz” if you must—but for the past five decades the man many consider to be the Godfather of fusion guitar has been creating artistically unfettered and genredefying music that transcends easy
Allan Holdsworth On Reissuing None Too Soon
May 15 2012 12:00AM
“It was all Gordon Beck’s fault—God rest his soul,” says Allan Holdsworth of his late friend, who was the primary arranger and electric pianist on the guitarist’s just-reissued 1996 album, None Too Soon.
Nels Cline’s Dirty Baby
Apr 23 2012 12:00AM
A provocative mating of art and music, Dirty Baby [Cryptogramophone] is guitarist and composer Nels Cline and poet and producer David Breskin's re-contextualization of Ed Ruscha's "Censor Strip" paintings. The lavish double-CD
Dennis Rea’s Metamorphic Rock
Feb 3 2012 12:00AM
Although he has been involved with numerous projects in recent years, Seattle- based guitarist and composer Dennis Rea is currently focused on Moraine, a quintet that showcases his multifaceted musical approach.
Chris Taylor’s Semicentennial Debut
Feb 2 2012 12:00AM
After a short stint at Berklee in 1981, Chris Taylor returned to New York City and began gigging, taking whatever jobs he could get for a few years.
Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes
Sep 15 2011 12:00AM
WITH A TIDY, GREEN LAWN EXTENDING TO THE SIDEWALK AND pleasant looking floral drapes hanging inside the living room window, the single-family North Hollywood home looks ordinary enough.
Normalizer2 Project Audio Samples
Aug 25 2011 12:00AM
Here are the audio examples from my September 2011 GP story The Normalizer2 Project:
Guthrie Govan Takes the Reins in Prog Rock's Rowdy New Democracy
Jul 14 2011 12:00AM
“GUTHRIE GOVAN GIVES SHRED A good name,” says Paul Gilbert.
Gary Moore Remembered
May 1 2011 1:00AM
SINCE GARY MOORE’S TRAGIC PASSING ON FEBRUARY 6, 2011, most news items have run some variation on the following: Moore was a guitarist from Belfast who was best known for playing in Thin Lizzy before gaining notoriety as a
Exclusive Jack Bruce and Vernon Reid Announce Formation of New Jazz Fusion Supergroup Spectrum Road
Feb 7 2011 4:50PM
During an historic interview at Music Player headquarters on February
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