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.
“Freaky” Pete Murano On Context
Feb 3 2012 12:00AM
The biggest buzz band in New Orleans is Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, which runs the gamut from traditional jazz to searing rock. Leader Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews became a star via his breakthrough 2010 release
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.
Oct 21 2011 12:00AM
French guitarist and composer Nguyên Lê is arguably the most potent creative force in the rapidly evolving world-jazz-fusion movement.
Kevin Kastning and Mark Wingfield on Improvising an Album
Sep 20 2011 12:00AM
KEVIN KASTNING AND MARK Wingfield strive to transcend the traditional limitations of their instruments—albeit in very different ways.
GP Flashback: Emily Remler, September 1981
Sep 16 2011 10:00AM
Seldom does a woman venture into what is generally considered the man’s realm of jazz guitar. Indeed, most people can only name a handful of famous female guitarists in any genre. But, at 23 years old, Emily Remler is making
Video: Jazz Guitarist Mark Wingfield on Playing Synths and Samples with Guitar, Alternate Chord Voicings & More
Sep 6 2011 12:00AM
Normalizer2 Project Audio Samples
Aug 25 2011 12:00AM
Here are the audio examples from my September 2011 GP story The Normalizer2 Project:
Robben Ford and John Scofield Trade Blue Notes
Aug 18 2011 12:00AM
IN NOVEMBER OF 2010, THE BLUE Note in New York offered the rare opportunity to see Robben Ford and John Scofield playing together, in a quartet with drummer Toss Panos and bassist Andy Hess.
GP Flashback: Byrd, Kessel and Ellis - Unbeatable Jazz Trio, October 1974
Jun 14 2011 12:00AM
“The Great Guitars!" That's their name, and that's not over-stating the case a bit. Barney Kessel, HerbEllis, Charlie Byrd are a historic jazz trio—one that combines 90 years of professional experience, and one that
Ask Barney Kessel!
Jun 14 2011 12:00AM
What do you do when you comp behind a singer? Comp is an abbreviated term for "accompaniment," but a particular kind of accompaniment. Instead of playing some steady, recurring rhythm pattern behind a vocalist or instrumental
Bill Frisell and Vinicius Cantuária on Lagrimas Mexicanas
May 1 2011 11:55AM
BILL FRISELL AND VINICIUS Cantuária have crossed paths numerous times over the years, including working together in Frisell’s groundbreaking world-fusion ensemble the Intercontinentals in 2003, and appearing on each other’s
John Renbourn on Davy Graham
Mar 30 2011 11:30AM
“I could go on for hours about Davy,” says legendary fingerstyle guitarist John Renbourn.
THE NEW UNIVERSE MUSIC FESTIVAL
Feb 25 2011 1:00AM
GUITAR GREATNESS DESCENDED upon Raleigh, North Carolina, on the weekend of November 20 and 21, when John McLaughlin, Jimmy Herring, Wayne Krantz, and Alex Machacek performed at the historic Lincoln Theater as part of the
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
Kiko Loureiro on Cross-Picked and Hybrid-Picked Arpeggios
Under Investigation: The Soulful Guitarists of James Brown
Rhythm Workshop: Sixteenth-Note Funk
Under Investigation: Larry Coryell and the Eleventh House
The Subtle Side of Slide
Leslie G37 motor problem
`Ding` lightbulb`s on. . .
Let"s get freaky
Coolest Acoustic Guitar Body Style?
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