#Review of The World’s Longest Melody by Larry Polansky, New World Records, 2010 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of The World’s Longest Melody by Larry Polansky, New World Records, 2010 http://www.newworldrecords.org/album.cgi?rm=view&album_id=85040 The title of this cd, “The World’s Longest Melody”, would almost think of a composition by Phil Niblock with its lenght’s idea. But this is not, this CD, instead of a single long piece, contains eighteen different compositions, lasting from 4…

#Review of Talea by Paolo Angeli, AnMa ReR, 2017 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Talea by Paolo Angeli, AnMa ReR, 2017 The release of this new (double) cd played by the Italian guitarist Paolo Angeli is a wonderful opportunity to talk about his music but also to resume a more specific discourse about the discography of this genius guitarist. This cd is not the first “live” album…

#Review of Roundabout by Harvey Valdes, selfmade cd, 2015 on #neuguitars #blog

“Paul Bley loves standards. They are of great compositions, and since I love them too, we ended up playing standards. “ Lee Konitz, “Conversazioni sull’arte dell’improvvisatore” Andy Hamilton, p. 227 I believe that in each musical style exist some songs that define and “dictate” the boundaries of a repertoire, a style … even a musical…

#Review of Ice by Dai Fujikura, Kairos, 2013 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Ice by Dai Fujikura, Kairos, 2013 “For many composers who are not guitarists, writing for the instrument can be a nightmare — it teases with its broad expressive possibilities but can also be fickle. Dai Fujikura, however, embraces the guitar’s idiosyncratic nature.“* The notes written by guitarist Daniel Lippel, one of the leading…