Goh Kurosawa: Energy (CD Review with Audio)
Nov 4 2013 1:28PM
This collection of 11 mostly solo acoustic and nylon-string guitar pieces includes six originals and covers ranging from Charlie Hayden’s “First Song” to traditional Japanese folksongs to Bob Marley’s “No Woman, No Cry.”
Innerviews Music Without Borders Anil Prasad
Oct 10 2010 12:45PM
Anil Prasad established innerviews.org in 1994, and quickly gained a reputation among readers and artists for incisive and substantive journalism.
Barry Cleveland's August Faves
Aug 15 2012 12:00AM
Erkan Ogur Dönmez Ol Ogur (featured in the March 2008 issue of GP) is celebrated throughout Turkey as a master of guitar, kopuz and baglama lutes, and numerous other instruments.
Rez Abbasi’s Invocation, Suno Suno
Jan 24 2012 12:00AM
On his eighth release, the Pakistani-American jazz composer and guitarist further consolidates his cross-continental amalgam of musical styles, this time more fully assimilating the Sufi devotional music known as qawwali—though
Talking Heads Stop Making Sense
Jul 1 2010 1:00AM
This Blu ray disc packages Jonathan Demme’s extraordinary 1983 concert footage with two 5.1 surround (audience and studio) and stereo mixes, two bonus tracks, commentary by Demme and the band, the Heads’ 1999 press conference,
Ali Farka Toure amp Toumani Diabate Ali and Toumani
Jun 1 2010 1:00AM
This mesmerizing album by these Malian greats—Toure on guitar and vocals and Diabate on kora— features 11 songs that intertwine melodies and tonal textures to create a unique musical conversation.
Jun 1 2010 1:00AM
Swedish guitarist, bassist, keyboardist, and pedal-steel player Mathias Danielsson is flanked by violin, cello, drums, and guest brass, reed, and woodwind players on this magnificent disc of largely improvised
Timucin Sahin Quartet BAFA
Jun 1 2010 1:00AM
Wielding his signature Erkan Sizarlar 6- and fretless 7-string doubleneck, Turkish guitarist Timucin Sahin’s truly avant-garde jazz concept is brilliantly realized by New York young lions saxophonist John O’ Gallagher,
Phil Keagy And Jeff Johnson Frio Suite
Apr 1 2010 1:00AM
Inspired by time spent at a lodge alongside the Frio River in Texas, this lovely music is introspective and pastoral in turns, somehow managing to sound both lush and delicate at the same time. Johnson’s pretty keyboard
Quick Hit SANTI PICÓ amp ADRIÀ GRANDIA Loop Project
Feb 25 2010 5:50PM
This intriguing disc of masterfully effected and looped electric guitar and hurdy gurdy—yes, you read that correctly—music successfully avoids most (but not all) clichés within the genre and would likely bring big smiles to the
GIANNI GUARRACINO Gypsyland
Jan 25 2010 5:30PM
Although virtually unknown in the United States, Italian guitarist Gianni Guarracino is a significant player on the Neapolitan music scene and widely recognized throughout Europe.
HARRY MANX Bread and Buddha
Dec 4 2009 10:55AM
CANADIAN GUITARIST AND SINGER-SONGWRITER Harry Manx is an artist that critics have occasionally had a hard time getting their minds around.
DARIN LAYNE amp JASON MCKENZIE Left of Sunday Afternoon
Sep 23 2009 4:25PM
This delightful and highly inventive East-West fusion project centers on Darin Layne’s nylon- and steel-string acoustic guitar arrangements and Jason McKenzie’s tasteful tabla playing.
Reviewed: Jermaine Landsberger, Getting’ Blazed
Apr 27 2009 5:30PM
German-born pianist and organist Jermaine Landsberger was raised in a Sinti gypsy family, where he was steeped in the music of Django Reinhardt and the Roma gypsies.
Reviewed: Dengue Fever's Sleepwalking Through the Mekong (DVD and CD)
Apr 17 2009 1:40PM
This is not just yet another bunch of American musicians playing psychedelic Cambodian music from the ’60s and ’70s.
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