Jazz Guitarists: Top 5 of All Time

Guest post by Marc-Andre Seguin Jazz guitar is an odd topic. Trust me, I know: I started one of the most popular jazz guitar websites (JazzGuitarLessons.net) back in 2009. The instrument itself is a “tool of the gods” when it comes to rock and roll music. A great place to start to put “jazz guitar”... Continue Reading →

Envision a Circus Where the Lion Tamer Wields a Sax – Comparisons to the Three Rings by Jon Irabagon

Multi-sax musician Jon Irabagon riffs off the oddities and calliope-gone-awry quality of a circus in his latest CD, “Dr. Quixotic’s Traveling Exotics.” As front man for his quartet, Irabagon provides a fresh glimpse at recombining rhythms and stretching the definition of harmony. Speedy and tense with clashing seconds and other dissonances, “The Bo’Ness Monster” is... Continue Reading →

Hangin’ In the Hive with B’s Bees

Sometimes a song grabs you by the throat and doesn’t let go. Your breath stops and you have no choice but to be still and soak up the mood. The stunningly melancholic jazz waltz “Syrian Lullaby” is one such standout track on the new CD “Kanata” by B’s Bees (named for front man Brandon Goodwin,... Continue Reading →

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