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Episode #2495

New York Guitar Festival Sampler

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Saturday, December 08, 2007

On this edition of New Sounds, listen to highlights from the biannual New York Guitar Festival Marathon, including performances from Bill Frisell and Greg Leisz (on electric and lap steel guitar, respectively) and Brazilian music from the Assad Brothers. Plus, listen to music from flamenco player Dennis Koster, guitar designer and new music arranger Dominic Frasca, pawnshop-style guitarist Ed Gerhard, and more.

PROGRAM #2495 From the New York Guitar Festival Marathon (First aired: Tuesday 1/9/06)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Alex de Grassi

Guitar Marathon, 92nd Street Y, 1/20/02

T. Monk: Round Midnight, excerpt [2:00]

Appears on De Grassi's CD Bolivian Blues Bar, on Narada #48282. Try Amazon.com*

Dennis Koster

Guitar Marathon, 92nd Street Y, 1/25/04s

Bulerias [5:30]

Bulerias is available on Koster's CD, Flamenco Clasico, available at www.cdbaby.com

Ed Gerhard

Guitar Marathon, 92nd Street Y, 1/25/04

Rye Whiskey [3:00]

Ed Gerhard's CDs are available at www.edgerhard.com

Alex de Grassi

Guitar Marathon, 92nd Street Y, 1/20/02

Gershwin: It Ain’t Necessarily So [4:30]

Appears on De Grassi's CD Bolivian Blues Bar, see above.

Dominic Frasca

Guitar Marathon, 92nd Street Y, 1/25/04

Fixations [3:30]

Not commercially available. His CD Deviations is available at www.dominicfrasca.com, and through Cantaloupe Records, www.cantaloupemusic.com

Bill Frisell & Greg Leisz

Guitar Marathon, 92nd Street Y, 1/25/02

What’s Goin’ On? [8:30]

Not commercially available, but Frisell has many CDs on Nonesuch** and ECM records** (www.nonesuch.com and www.ecmrecords.com*).

Andy Summers

Guitar Marathon, 92nd Street Y, 1/20/02

T. Monk: Round Midnight

Summers' CDs include Peggy's Blue Skylight, which features Mingus's work; Green Chimneys, which features Monk's music; and The Last Dance of Mr. X. All are in stores** or online.*

David Cullen

Guitar Marathon, 92nd Street Y, 1/25/04

Shake Sugaree [4:00]

Cullen has CDs, books, etc. available at www.cullenguitar.com

Patty Larkin

Guitar Marathon, 92nd Street Y, 1/25/04

Open Hand [2:30]

Larkin has numerous CDs* See www.pattylarkin.com**

Russell Donnellon

Guitar Marathon, 92nd Street Y, 1/20/02

Karma Police [3:00]

Not commercially available, but Donnellon’s site is www.russelldonnellon.com

Dennis Koster

Guitar Marathon, 92nd Street Y, 1/25/04

Granadinas, excerpt [1:00]

Granadinas is available on Koster's CD, Flamenco Clasico, available at www.denniskoster.com

Comments [1]

Alexander schukin from Ukrain


Hello from Ukraina.
I am BekBekson's producer Alexander Schukin and we would like to play on your festival.What is nessesary for it?

www.myspace.com/bekbeksonmusic

Mar. 19 2008 12:50 PM

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