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Episode #3080

Ensemble Music With Electric Guitar

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Imagine the solitude of mowing lawns while listening to music.  Now take two electric guitars, reverb, and paint a dreamy unfolding cinematic drifting record, by a group calling itself Lawnmower.

We’ll hear from Lawnmower on this New Sounds program, along with some slow-simmering bluesy piano-driven and electric guitar augmented ensemble music by Carlos Bica & Materia.  Plus, music by Bill Frisell, Terje Rypdal, and more.

PROGRAM # 3080, Ensemble Music with Electric Guitar (First aired on 5/25/2010)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Terje Rypdal

After the Rain

After the Rain [5:29]

ECM 1083 www.ecmrecords.com

Carlos Bica & Materia Prima

Matéria Prima

Iceland [4:20]

Clean Feed CF180 www.cleanfeed-records.com

Bill Frisell (Paul Motian, Joe Lovano)

Selected Recordings Rarum V

India [7:24]

ECM 440 014 198 www.ecmrecords.com

Lawnmower

West

Two [14:44]

Clean Feed CF178 www.cleanfeed-records.com

John Abercrombie (Jan Hammer Jack DeJohnette)

Timeless

Timeless [11:57]

ECM 1047 www.ecmrecords.com

Carlos Bica & Materia Prima

Matéria Prima

Believer [10:45]

See above.

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Comments [4]

Ben Perowsky from Brooklyn

John,
Thanks SO much for playing Abercrombie's "Timeless" the other night!
I had forgotten about this hugely important gem of a recording. great show.
BP

May. 27 2010 02:52 AM
Michael from Qveens

John were you playing something by Ralph(?) Towner(?) last night (5/24) at about 11:35p.m. ??

May. 26 2010 02:55 PM
Snortley from Kensington, Brooklyn

Oops; wrong show!

May. 25 2010 10:44 PM
Snortley from Kensington, Brooklyn

A really good wedding reception ought to be an out and out party, that is, lasting long enough to be too much for either a band or DJ alone. Most I've been to have had both. There was even the one that featured breakfast the next morning for those who made the long haul. That one featured a DJ, plus a string quartet on the breaks.

May. 25 2010 10:40 PM

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