Samo Salamon – Dolphyology: Complete Eric Dolphy for Solo Guitar (Samo Records, 2022) ~ The Free Jazz Collective

By Paul Acquaro Slovenian guitarist Samo Salamon is having a busy 2022, just half-way into the year and there are at least four recordings that he has released, two of which my colleague Matt Banash reviewed this week: Joy and Sorrow and Pure and Simple. Going back to the start of the year, Salamon released … Read more

Blues Guitar Hero Kirk Fletcher Announces New Album ‘Heartache By The Pound’ Shares Video

Kirk Fletcher Acclaimed Blues Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter Kirk Fletcher Announces New Solo AlbumRecorded at The Legendary FAME Studios, Muscle Shoals, ALShares New Video “Afraid to Die, Too Scared To Live”Heartache By The Pound Arrris Friday July 29, 2022 Acclaimed blues guitarist/singer-songwriter Kirk Fletcher has announced his long awaited seventh studio album, Heartache By The Pound … Read more

Guitar Trios x 5 article @ All About Jazz

Multiple Reviews By Mark Sullivan June 3, 2022 Sign in to view read count Several recent releases provide evidence that the classic guitar trio (guitar, bass and drums) is alive and well, even in the midst of a pandemic. It remains a format with a broad array of stylistic possibilities. As it happens, none of … Read more

The Art of the (Guitar) Trio article @ All About Jazz

By Geno Thackara April 26, 2022 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Orion Tango was adventurous and loud in the Before Times (and they were), their first Covid-era outing makes its predecessors sound like a couple of easy Sunday strolls. This time the “power” in “power trio” is almost off the measurable charts. … Read more

Bluesman David ‘Guitar Shorty’ Kearney September 8, 1934-April 20, 2022

Photo: Guitar Shorty, courtesy of Alligator Records Bluesman David ‘Guitar Shorty’ Kearney September 8, 1934-April 20, 2022Internationally Touring Artist Recorded Eleven Solo AlbumsOver Seven Decade CareerToured With Ray Charles, Guitar Slim and Sam Cooke From Alligator RecordsAward-winning master bluesman David Kearney — known and beloved by fans worldwide as Guitar Shorty — died on Wednesday, … Read more

Transatlantic Clash Of Guitar Titans Eric Gales And Danny Bryant – American Blues Scene

A provincial theater in the coastal town of Whitley Bay, northeast England, seems an unlikely venue to host the leading exponents of blues guitar from America and England respectively. However, speed fingered blues icons are revered in this part of the world, a nearby fish and chip shop displaying a commemorative plaque in honor of … Read more

Triumph Motorcycles & Gibson Team Up To Create A One-Of A-Kind Custom Guitar & Motorcycle, 1959 Legends

Above: the Gibson 1959 Legends custom edition Les Paul Standard Reissue and Triumph Bonneville T120. For more details and photos: HERE. Triumph Motorcycles & Gibson Create A One-Of-A Kind Custom Guitar and MotorcycleFor the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride1959 Legends, Custom Collaboration Building on a shared passion for beauty, precision, and performance, and inspired by the shared … Read more