We remember Les Paul. ‘Les, My Guitar Gently Wept’

2009), in White Plains, New York, died Lester William Polsfuss a.k.a Les Paul, an American guitarist, songwriter and inventor of the solid-body electric guitar. Les Paul : Les learned from everything around him. His boyhood home was across the street from railroad tracks. He puzzled why trains vibrated the windows....

Jackson Browne reunites with The Section (2018)

January 18, 2018 – Jackson Browne will receive the 2018 Les Paul Innovation Award then reunite with his old session band, The Section – that is Craig Doerge, Danny Kortchmar, Leland Sklar and Russ Kunkel – at the 2018 NAMM TEC Awards held at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA...

Meetiques

’50’s, Mary Ford was at the top of my list of incredible singers. Actually, I discovered Les Paul through hearing her! And more than his out of this world ability to play guitar, Les’s knowledge of multi-tracked recording techniques pulled me in closer. I couldn’t get enough of her (their)...

Astronomy Domine

...Club with the legendary guitarist and inventor, Les Paul. Nicki and her sister, Lisa Parrott headlined at the prestigious Tribute to Mary Lou Williams festival at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. in May 2002, which was broadcast on National Public Radio Soil & “Pimp” Sessions : Soil & “Pimp”...

Happy Birthday Bucky Pizzarelli. ‘Ninety Three for Bucky’

On January 12 1968, Bucky joined forces with Miles’ second great quintet that included, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams, to record the calypso-tinged tune, Fun. @last.fm : The list of musicians Pizzarelli has collaborated with over his career includes Les Paul, Stephane Grappelli, and Benny Goodman....

Epic publish Basia’s second album : ‘London Warsaw New York’…

...Richard Barraclough – Assistant Engineer . Phil Harding – Mixing . Tony King – Mixing . Les Sharma – Mixing . Tim Young – Mastering Package : Paul Cox – Photography . Mark Borthwick – Photography Recorded 1988 – 1989. Released On October 23, 1989 By Epic. (Source Official Site)...

Journey At Their Best

...Valory (b), Steve Smith (d), and Neal Schon (g) – is live at Shinjuku Koseinenkin Kaikan in Tokyo, Japan >> 90 MINUTES >> [2015] Steve Miller, Joe Bonamassa, Neal Schon, Warren Haynes, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Johnny A., G.E. Smith, Count’s 77 and the Les Paul Trio will get together...

Happy Birthday Warren Haynes

...Warren Haynes, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Johnny A., G.E. Smith, Count’s 77 and the Les Paul Trio will get together for the Les Paul 100th Birthday Celebration at the Hard Rock Café in New York City >> 118 MINUTES >> [2012] Warren Haynes, Gregg Allman, Mavis Staples, Bruce Hornsby, John...

Take Five (recounted)

...In 1936 she cut five sides backed by guitarist Les Paul who just passed away on August 13th. These are among Paul’s first recordings and it’s clear he’s already an accomplished guitarist. Carmen Mcrae : Carmen meets jazz pianist Teddy Wilson’s wife, composer and pianist Irene Kitchings. Irene introduces Carmen...