Episode #2073

Program #2073

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Friday, April 25, 2003

In January 2002, the third annual New York Guitar Festival/New Sounds Live marathon gave 92nd Street Y audiences a wildly eclectic lineup of guitar styles, with artists from the classical, jazz, and blues guitar worlds as well as performers on an international assortment of stringed instruments. Highlights of that nine-hour extravaganza are featured in this installment of New Sounds, including performances by the Brazilian Guitar Quartet (partly pictured at right), Alex De Grassi, Ronn McFarlane (in 16th-century European lute pieces and his own compositions), Bill Frisell (joined by Greg Leisz on lap steel guitar).

PROGRAM #2073, The New York Guitar Marathon, some musical leftovers (First aired 9/17/02)





Alex De Grassi

New Sounds Live at the New York Guitar Festival, January 20, 2002, at the 92nd Street Y

It Ain't Necessarily So [4:30]

This performance not commercially available. Appears on DeGrassi's CD Bolivian Blues Bar, on Narada Records

Bill Frisell & Greg Leisz

Eli [9:00]

This performance not commercially available.
Most of Frisell's CDs are available on the Nonesuch & ECM labels. and

Michael Manring

La Sagrada Familia [7:00]

This performance not commercially available. Manring's CD "Book Of Flame" is available online*. Info at

The Assad Brothers

Jacob Do Bandolim: Noites Cariocas [2:00]

This performance not commercially available. The Assad Brothers have numerous CDs on the Nonesuch label**

New World Guitar Trio

Chiel Meijering: The Insects Are Coming [6:00]

This performance not commercially available.

The Brazilian Guitar Quartet

Albeniz: Rondena [6:00]

This performance not commercially available. Info at

Ronn McFarlane

Early Christmas Morning / Gigue [3:00]

Info on Ronn's solo recordings and those with the Baltimore Consort available at

The Assad Brothers

Egberto Gismonti: A Fala da Paixao, excerpt [3:00]

See above.

*,** Find the recordings you've heard - go to the New Sounds Recordings Information page

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