Jazz Guitar Roundup March 2018 News
The latest news from around the world of jazz guitar. You can find links to a large number of articles and various jazz guitar videos etc. This is the quarterly roundup spotlight for jazz guitar.
This month we thought we’d start of with some Youtube videos that have recently been uploaded which focus on jazz guitar. We hope you enjoy this latest roundup.
Well that will suite those that enjoy solo guitar so here is something a little different.
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Articles From Around The World
Top 10: Jazz Guitarists in the Vault
4 Larry Coryell – The godfather of fusion guitar performs an intimate and virtuosic rendition of the jazz standard in an unaccompanied 1977 showcase. Dig the chord melodies and ringing false harmonics. 5. Tal Farlow – The master of chord melodies and … Top 10: Jazz Guitarists in the Vault
Vancouver jazz guitarist Oliver Gannon appointed to Order of Canada
At the age of 19, he was studying engineering when he heard a record by American jazz guitarist Barney Kessel. Gannon had just bought his first electric guitar. “It was the first jazz record I ever heard and the rest is history,” he said. “I couldn’t … Vancouver jazz guitarist Oliver Gannon appointed to Order of Canada
Jazz Record Requests Live @ Sage Gateshead Free Thinking Festival – March 10
Alyn also laid down his credentials, not just as a broadcaster, but as a jazz musician by bookending the program with a live trio session by Emma Fisk (violin); James Birkett (guitar) and himself on double bass. As regards the actual JRR program there were … Jazz Record Requests Live @ Sage Gateshead Free Thinking Festival – March 10
Musicians Company announce the winners of the 2018 Dankworth and Eddie Harvey Jazz Awards.
Billy Marrows is a guitarist and award-winning composer who has recently graduated with a first-class degree in Jazz Guitar Performance from the Royal Academy of Music. Active on the London jazz scene, Billy is a member of ensembles such as Tom Barford’s … Musicians Company announce the winners of the 2018 Dankworth and Eddie Harvey Jazz Awards.
Jazz greats join forces in Hampshire shows
Combining Martin Taylor’s award-winning virtuosic finger style with Wakenius’ jaw-dropping technique, the evening features solo and duet performances by acknowledged masters of the jazz guitar. Together they bring a unique legacy in European jazz from … Jazz greats join forces in Hampshire shows
Walla Walla Guitar Festival: Bring on the tunes
The joint kids workshop with Pennington and Oxford allows younger festivalgoers to interact with popular and local Northwest musicians as they teach the basics of playing and maintaining the guitar. Gospel brunch, Jazz at the Fest set Sunday After two days … Walla Walla Guitar Festival: Bring on the tunes
Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Guitar Skills: For Beginners
Marc-Andre Seguin is the webmaster, “brains behind” and teacher on JazzGuitarLessons.net, the #1 online resource for learning how to play jazz guitar. He draws from his experience both as a professional jazz guitarist and professional jazz teacher to … Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Guitar Skills: For Beginners
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
The highlight of the program will be the Kansas premiere of “Road to the Sun,” written for the LAGQ by guitar legend Pat Metheny. This six-movement work is a mind-blowing journey through the musical worlds of Metheny, including jazz, groove, ballad … Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
The Dennis Powell collective: Bonding over jazz
Savio Powell (guitar), Karthik Kalyan (drums) and Shakila (vocals) specialises in jazz standards, recreating motifs from music of the 60s, a mix of funk and blues besides jazz interpretations of classic pop. What brings them together is their love for jazz. The Dennis Powell collective: Bonding over jazz
Solo Jazz Guitar with Prof. Craig Boyd
Join the East Hampton Library as we welcome Professor Craig Boyd for a performance of solo jazz guitar. Professor Boyd is a full professor of music at Suffolk Community College. Over the course of Professor Boyd’s music career, he has successfully produced … Solo Jazz Guitar with Prof. Craig Boyd
Chilean Jazz Guitarist/Singer Camila Meza Plays Nighttown, BOP STOP & Blu Jazz +
She graduated from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in 2012 and paid her dues in the city’s bustling jazz scene, adding her pop and South American folk sensibilities to her music. Her latest album, Traces, on New York’s Sunnyside label … Chilean Jazz Guitarist/Singer Camila Meza Plays Nighttown, BOP STOP & Blu Jazz +
“A world without nations”—On the death of German jazz guitarist Coco Schumann
Then came the guitar. At the age of 16, Coco received lessons in guitar from Hans Korseck, a swing-loving medical student who played in established bands and had met the jazz musicians and band leaders Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey during a stay in the US. “A world without nations”—On the death of German jazz guitarist Coco Schumann
2017 Gibson ES-175 FIGURED NATURAL Memphis Jazz Archtop 335 355
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Betts and Harrington command jazz standards
The wooden backdrop in the corner of Sofrito was a perfect stage for the slightly edgy collection of jazz tunes that Bryan Betts and Rich Harrington had in store for the healthy crowd of diners and drinkers that night. The pair of accomplished guitar … Betts and Harrington command jazz standards
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Jazz Guitar Roundup March 2018 Snippets
Bill Frisell on what Music IS
March 9th, 2018 Elmore writer Mike Cobb spent some time talking with guitar legend Bill Frisell, whose new album Music IS , comes out March 16. Frisell gave us insights on his choice of guitars, and what he thinks music really is. Elmore Magazine : You performed a country set at Jazz at Lincoln Center a few years ago. How does Americana lend itself to jazz expression? Bill Frisell : I always feel uncomfortable boxing off music into categories. All the names that we put on these things—country, jazz, folk, rock—limit what you think it can be. Bill Frisell on what Music IS
Generation gap bridged at Guitar Fest
ARTS BRIEFS: Jazz history class; Celtic band; creativity workshops
Smooth sounds by Randy Reszka and his guitar
Jazz at Chimes concert series features guitarist’s one-man show
The New Content That Has Been Added On Twitter
— A Passion for Jazz!® (@APassion4Jazz) March 10, 2018
— Tony Tanner (@Trafficslammer) March 11, 2018
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