November 7, 2016

McBride, Scofield & Sanchez playing the Blues at Montclair Jazz Festival

Christian McBride on Bass, John Scofield on Guitar, and Antonio Sanchez on Drums, at the Montclair Jazz Festival, August 16, 2014 at Nishuane Park in Montclair NJ. 

Bass solo starting around 5:33

Sponsored by WBGO, NEA, City Natl Bank, NJSC on the Arts, No. Coast Brewing Co., Whole Foods, Artic Glacier. Video by Flint Gennari of

Joseph Tawadros, Christian McBride, Mike Stern, Matt McMahon, James Tawa...

Gepubliceerd op 12 mei 2014
Exciting New Album from Oud Virtuoso Joseph Tawadros:


Joseph Tawadros - Oud
Christian McBride - Double Bass
Mike Stern - Electric Guitar
Matt McMahon - Piano
James Tawadros - Req and Bendir

Recorded in New York in just two days in February 2014, Permission to Evaporate features American Jazz legends Christian McBride and Mike Stern with Joseph's Oud in a powerhouse recording of diverse sounds, exploring new musical territory showcasing Joseph's original and exciting cross-genre composition.
Rounding off the Quintet is one of Australia leading Jazz Pianists Matt McMahon and Arabic Percussion Wizard James Tawadros.

Track Listing:

1. Bluegrass Nikriz
2. Permission To Evaporate
3. Sleight Of Hand
4. Space In Time
5. Peace For My Father
6. Constantinople
7. Nomad's Fear
8. Dreaming Hermit
9. Last Candle
10. Eye Of The Beholder
11. Wanderer
12. Leunig At Midnight
13. Kindred Spirits
14. Point Of Departure
15. Shared Memories
16. A Tear On Farewell

# All Music Composed by Joseph Tawadros

September 24, 2016

SYLVAIN LUC Nomad's Land

Geüpload op 2 nov. 2011
Sylvain Luc (guitare) -- Stéphane Belmondo (Buggle) -- Keyvan Chémirani (percussion) -- Bijan Chémirani (percussion)
Un voyage autour de la Méditerranée jusqu'au Moyen-Orient, par des musiciens, individuellement immenses solistes, eux-mêmes grands voyageurs et rompus à cette expérience du mélange des sons et des univers.

March 25, 2016

March 23, 2016

Robben Ford with Roscoe Beck, Vinnie Colaiuta, Russell Ferrante - G.I.T....

Robben Ford (guitar & vocals)
Roscoe Beck (bass)
Russell Ferrante (keyboards)
Vinnie Colaiuta (drums)

GIT, North Hollywood, 1984

1st show
Matinee Idol
Driftin' and Driftin'
Pass It On
Take Out Some Insurance
Call Of The Wild

2nd show
Monmouth College Fight Song
North Carolina
Call Of The Wild
Matinee Idol
I've Got News For You
Teen Town
Pass It On (incomplete)

March 13, 2016

Pigalle Amplification : Test du Cabaret 20 par Sylvain Luc !!!

Les plus grands guitaristes méritent le meilleur de l’amplification ! (enregistré avec : Godin Montréal Première, Neumann TLM 102 & Zoom H4N)

February 29, 2016

Top 3 guitar gear demonstrators

Here's my current top 3 of guys demonstrating guitar gear.

It's very important that the guy demonstrating actually took some time to play around with the pedal. Does he know what he is talking about. Can he play? Too many guys showing gear can play a few blues lines and quite poorly at that, thereby doing the product a disservice.

1. Mike Hermans

2. Pete Thorn

3. Shawn Tubbs

Simon Gotthelf, Lance Keltner and Tim Pierce, although he hasn't done a lot, are runners up.

Brett Kingman, Gearmandude etc are ok. Some British demo's are way to long and the humor not my cup of tea making it a task to watch.

January 18, 2016

Immerse Reverberator — Revealed by Neunaber

Immerse Reverberator Pedal

$ 225.00

No Stock
Available March 1, with pre-ordering beginning February 1.
The Immerse Reverberator houses eight stellar stereo reverbs — Wet, hall, plate & spring reverbs, two shimmers, Wet+echo, and Wet+detune. Each effect has been painstakingly crafted: there are no fillers here.
Delivering unrivaled sound quality and no-nonsense flexibility in a compact footprint, the Immerse can be used with instruments of all stripes.
  • Five controls: Effect Select, Effect Level, Reverb Depth, Tone (or Echo Time), Effect Adjust (depends on effect)
  • High-quality buffered bypass with external Trails switch
  • External Kill Dry switch
  • Inputs/outputs can be used mono or stereo
  • Analog dry signal for low noise and zero latency
  • Small footprint
  • Requires standard 9V or 12V pedal power supply (not included, but you may add one.)
  • Designed and manufactured in California USA

January 5, 2016

Robben Ford "12 Bar Blues Improvisation"

Robben Ford digs in for some improv, live at Relix. The guitarist's latest album, 'A Day in Nashville,' Ford cut live during a single session.

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That Pedal Show – Are You Dumble? Seven of the best D-style pedals. And ...

Good morrow fine people! If you want to skip the jibber-jabber, the initial pedal comparisons begin at 14:30.

If you're in for the long haul, however…

Brace yourselves, because in this episode Daniel and Mick dive fearlessly into the murky waters of Dumble legend. And it’s a long one, so grab a beverage and make yourself comfortable. 

Played by many of the world’s most respected, toneful and tasteful players, a Dumble Overdrive Special amplifier is as rare as it is magical. What do they sound like? Frankly, who the hell knows because only a select few have ever been granted exclusive passage to the real heart of Dumbledom. So we’re borrowing a Fuchs Overdrive Supreme and standing on the metaphorical drawbridge. 

Nevertheless, if you listen to records of your Dumble-playing heroes or you’ve seen them live, you’ll know those amps have given voice to some of the best guitar sounds – yes – ever. Can a pedal possibly capture that magic? Well, perhaps some of it, hence our petite videoette this very day. 

The pedals we’re listening to are:

Mad Professor Simble
Amplified Nation Big Bloom
J Rockett The Dude
Wampler Euphoria
Tanabe Dumkudo
Custom Tones Ethos Overdrive
Van Weelden Royal Overdrive

And just for good fun, a Boss BD-2 Blues Driver linked up with a Boss GE-7 Graphic EQ

After we’ve had a quick listen to the Fuchs Overdrive Supreme, we play all the pedals through a Victory V40 head and 2x12 cabinet with Celestion G12H-65 Creambacks. And talk a lot. 

Guitars are: Fender American Vintage ’62 Stratocaster. Fender Custom Shop ’63 Telecaster, Gibson Custom 1958 Les Paul Standard, Collings SoCo, 1961 Gibson Les Paul Junior (SG). 

As ever, all pedal switching and amp routing is handled effortlessly by TheGigRig G2. 

Big thanks to Andertons Music for the Royal Overdrive; Jason Sidwell of Guitar Techniques for the Dumkudo and Ethos and Simon at Rocky Road for the Simble. Also to Sir Mitchell Of Keenshire for the Fuchs. Somebody leant us the Big Bloom too – credit when we know who it was!

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January 1, 2016