Tag: Guitar

Charlie Christian Centennial

Charlie Christian, born on this day (July 29th) in 1916. Listen to Kevin Whitehead’s tribute on NPR’s Fresh Air. The excellent Charlie Christian site Solo Flight returned just in time for the centennial, after a seven year hiatus. And if you’d like a tutorial on Christian’s style, check out Garry Hansen’s Charlie Christian – Legend of the Jazz Guitar, courtesy… Read more →

Photos from the NAMM Show 2015

NAMM Show 2015

A set of lists, from an Adam Levy meme.

Top 10 players I dug while still in my teens: 1. Wes Montgomery 2. Michael Roe 3. David Gilmour 4. Eric Johnson 5. Bill Frisell 6. Joe Satriani 7. Jim Hall 8. John Pizzarelli 9. Vinnie Moore 10. Mike Stern Top 10 players I heard after I’d already been at it a while, who made me rethink something (or everything)… Read more →