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Archive for August 2010

From the U.S.: Nick Mundy’s ‘Colors of Love’

August 29, 2010

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From the U.S.: Greg Howard (Chapman Stick) and Darrell Rose (African percussion) perform ‘Big Meadows’ in Charlottesville, Virginia.

August 29, 2010

Howard’s Chapman Stick is MIDI enabled, adding synth sounds to the performance.

From Japan: Jack DeJohnette with Pat Metheny (guitar), Herbie Hancock (piano/keytar) and Dave Holland (bass), playing ‘Jack In.’

August 27, 2010

From Switzerland: The George Duke Band with Billy Cobham (drums), John Scofield (guitar) and Alphonso Johnson (bass) play ‘Red Baron.’

August 27, 2010

From Australia: thumpR – Simon Jeans (guitar, composer) Dane Alderson (bass) Andy Fisenden (drums), playing ‘Fields.’

August 27, 2010

From Germany: Return To Forever (HiQ) 1974 – After the Cosmic Rain shot live in the studio for German T.V. Lenny White (drums), Bill Connors (guitar), Stanley Clarke (bass) and Chick Corea (keys).

August 24, 2010

From the U.S.: The Mahavishnu Project performs “One Word” at the Keswick Theater outside Philly on June 19th, 2010. Glenn Alexander (guitar), Gregg Bendian (drums) Zach Brock (Violin) Peter Brendler (bass) Neil Alexander (keys).

August 24, 2010

ONE WORD from Neil Alexander on Vimeo. (Click on ONE WORD for this one.)

From the U.S.: You Rang? by Ric Fierabracci on Bass, George Whitty on keys and Tommy Brechtlein on drums. Had to post this one, too. Incredibly musical… “That was a good one. That WAS a good one…”

August 13, 2010

From the U.S.: Honest Abe by Ric Fierabracci – with George Whitty on keys and Tommy Brechtlein on drums.

August 13, 2010

From the U.S.: Miami’s own Orta brothers jam on fretless bass and piano with Ramses Araya on percussion and Carlomagno Araya drums.

August 13, 2010

Wow, these guys have it all – chops to spare, phrasing, melodic sensibility – great musicianship.