Archive for July, 2010

Smooth Jazz Redux

It has been quite some time since I made a smooth jazz recording. As I have noted in at least one prior post, I have recently found tiresome virtually the entire genre. As such, my attention has been devoted to other styles and projects such as the power trio and fusion quartet.


July 31, 2010 at 2:42 pm Leave a comment

Video: Steely Dan’s “Josie”

This is from my recent release “Still Hungry“.  It is a fairly straight cover of the Steely Dan classic.  The guitar is my 2000 PRS Custom 22 Soapbar, played on the middle pickup (which requires some rewiring) through my old POD Pro 2.0 on the Dumble setting.

This video is the first time I used audio recorded on my main studio setup rather than the video camera, so the sound quality should be pretty decent.

July 24, 2010 at 5:37 pm 1 comment

Another New Video: Here’s That Rainy Day

This is the next video with the new camera. The audio really isn’t quite as good as I would like…still need to work on that.

This is a straight-forward chord melody arrangement of the Jimmy Van Heusen standard, “Here’s That Rainy Day”. This beautiful tune has always been one of my favorites. (more…)

July 5, 2010 at 6:49 pm Leave a comment

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July 2010