Category Archives: Studying Music

Bandits by the Nir Felder Quartet

Just love the melodic approach Nir Felder takes — it really opens my eyes to the potential of jazz as a vehicle for melody and texture, rather than endless strings of solos.

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We Are Different. We Are Guitar Players.

We, the alien guitar players among you, come to your world intending you no harm. This from a story making the round about how our brains are different. In this case, I am tapping Policymic: Whether it’s playing “Stairway to … Continue reading

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“What Happened to TV?” by The Greyboy Allstars

Cool funk-jazz tune pointed out to us by Mr. Scotty Thompson, famed musician and member of the League of Craft Gentlemen.

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Mondegreens!

Music and linguistics, my favs….

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Afro Blue Performed by Andy Summers

Andy Summers on guitar, with Jerry Watts on bass and Bernie Dresel on drums.

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Nir Felder

My du jour favorite guitar player, Nir Felder, on a WNYC Soundcheck. S’nice….

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John McLaughlin “Goodbye, Pork Pie Hat”

Thanks to Al for pointing this out to me.

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