Program #2284

From the New Sounds Live concert series, there’s more music on this program from the biannual New York Guitar Festival Guitar Marathon, featuring works by global slide guitarist Bob Brozman, Brazilian guitar great Vinicius Cantuaria, and African guitarist and griot Abdoulaye Diabate joined by guitarist, journalist and radio personality Banning Eyre. Also, David Starobin plays Fernando Sor, Michael Newman plays Villa-Lobos, and sometime Weissenborn guitar player Ed Gerhard performs “The Water is Wide.” Plus, hear music by the Tin Hat Trio recorded live at Merkin Hall.

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PROGRAM #2284, Musical Leftovers from New Sounds Live (First aired 5/14/2004)





Michael Newman

NS Live/NY Guitar Festival: Guitar Marathon, 92nd Street Y, Jan. 25, 2004

Villa Lobos: Prelude #1 [5:00]
Prelude #2 [3:30]

Many recordings of these pieces are available. (These performances are not.) Info on Michael Newman at*

Vinicius Cantuaria

Esse Sera Ochar [4:00]

This recording not commercially available. Info about Cantuaria at

Abdoulaye Diabate & Banning Eyre

Wassoulou [4:30]

More about Abdoulaye Diabate: Banning Eyre's site is:

Bob Brozman

World Medley [5:00]

Recordings & info at

Tin Hat Trio

NS Live, Merkin Hall, 9/18/03

Quick Marble Tremble [5:00]
Helium [7:00]
Big Top [4:30]
Waltz of the Skyscrapers [5:30]

This recording not commercially available, but these tunes appear on both Helium, Angel/EMI #56935** and Memory Is An Elephant, Angel/EMI #56786 **

Ed Gerhard

NS Live/NY Guitar Festival: Guitar Marathon, 92nd Street Y, Jan. 25, 2004

The Water Is Wide [3:00]

This performance not available, but the tune appears on Counting the Ways
VRD1922, available at*

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