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PAUL BRETT – Suite Viator 12

January 14, 2019

Viral Discs 2017 Have guitar, will travel: British veteran goes beyond mere demonstration of his handiwork’s unlimited abilities. “Viator” means “traveler” – and travel is what Paul Brett has been doing for decades, in both geographical and music terms; it … Continue reading

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PETER BANKS’S HARMONY IN DIVERSITY – The Complete Recordings

January 8, 2019

Cherry Red 2018 Hidden in history: the entire output from original prog axeman’s least known project plugs gaps in his dotted discography. For all the talent he possessed, Peter Banks didn’t have a lot of success with any of the … Continue reading

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BILL HART BAND – Live At Red Clay Theatre

December 27, 2018

Blujazz 2018 Two decades into his recording career, master of jazz guitar reports from the stage for the first time. In the beginning, it was billed as a project; then it was Bill Hart alone, albeit in the company of … Continue reading

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NAPA VALLEY DUO – An American In Paris

December 26, 2018

IAC 2018 Sophomore effort from small instrumental unit with intrepid aspiration to grasp the grand scheme of things. It doesn’t sound overtly experimental, what cello player Jeffrey McFarland-Johnson and pianist Terry Winn do – because their arrangements can’t be too … Continue reading

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KEVIN KASTNING – 30/36

December 18, 2018

Greydisc 2018 Ethereal if muscular, renown guitarist’s new acoustic trip results in punchy gratification. Following in the wake of Kevin Kastning’s music is akin to stepping behind the Pied Piper without knowing his destination, but it’s difficult not to think … Continue reading

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