The first impression while listening to this album is that Artesguitars must be a very fun guy. This is a very fun album. This sentiment of fun is not only present in the music, but also in the song titles.
Legendary guitarist Neil Schon (Journey) is back with a new solo album. Here is one man who’s guitar work is always appreciated.
Bebop Improv Concepts – a book of Jazz instruction by Hans Fahling Those of you familiar with my columns know that I am always trying to learn more and more about the guitar, an instrument I’ve played for more than twenty-five years. So when Hans Fahling sent me a copy of his book Bebop Improv […]
A CD of eleven songs, each one inspired a Patrick Haskett painting. Each song, much like any good painting, deserves to be heard over and over again. Every new viewing of a particular piece reveals more depth.
Italy’s Finisterre perform a classic Progressive genre, one which you don’t hear often anymore. Complete with flutes and grand themes! Makes me want to learn Italian in order to understand the lyrics.
Miyuki (The One) presents us with her first solo album. Here she plays keyboards and does beautiful vocal harmonies as well as arranging and production. The album’s title comes from the participation of her longtime friend, Mick Taylor (The Rolling Stones).
Platypus is a commercial Progressive band. Not into orchestral arrangements, but rather into simpler, plain, yet good, arrangements.
What happens when you take four guys from popular bands and throw them into the studio together? This one is just an incredible effort.