Tag: instrumental

Circles Around the Sun

Interludes for the Dead

Rhino

Looks like Jazz Is Dead finally has some competition in the subgenre of “instrumental interpretations of Grateful Dead songs” — sort of.

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The Aristocrats

Tres Caballeros

Boing

Instrumental rock/fusion trio The Aristocrats take flight on their third studio album, eschewing their modus operandi of “live-in-the-studio with no overdubs” in favor of expansive sonics via texturing and layering, and recording at storied Sunset Sound studios in Hollywood after road-testing their new material.

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Arlen Roth

Slide Guitar Summit

Aquinnah

Throughout the past half-century of recorded music, the idea of “more is better” has been explored. A few examples:

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Bill Frisell

Guitar in the Space Age!

OKeh

In a modernization of the electric-guitar/steel-guitar format pioneered by Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant in the ’50s, Bill Frisell — aided by Greg Leisz on pedal steel, lap steel and slide guitar — puts a laidback spin on an instrumental collection of early ’60s guitar music that inspired him as a kid.

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Aaron Comess

Blues for Use

Hey Boy/Innsbruck

Three things for instrumental music lovers to keep in mind about Spin Doctors drummer Aaron Comess’ third solo effort:

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