Solitude Intones Its Echo by Harvey Valdes, BandCamp, 2019 on #neuguitars #blog

Dear friends Covid-19 is dangerously impacting the social-economic category of musicians. No concerts, poor political and social consideration, uncertain earnings. As a consequence, an ever-growing number of musicians, especially those from the experimental area, are trying to promote their music on BandCamp in digital format only. It is increasingly difficult for me to follow and…

Nueva Guitarra by Harvey Valdes & Álvaro Domene, BandCamp, 2020 on #neuguitars #blog

Dear friends Covid-19 is dangerously impacting the social-economic category of musicians. No concerts, poor political and social consideration, uncertain earnings. As a consequence, an ever-growing number of musicians, especially those from the experimental area, are trying to promote their music on BandCamp in digital format only. It is increasingly difficult for me to follow and…

#Recensione di Roundabout di Harvey Valdes, cd autoprodotto, 2015 su #neuguitars #blog

“Paul Bley ama gli standard. Sono delle grandi composizioni, e dato che li amo anch’io, siamo finiti a suonare standard.” Lee Konitz, “Conversazioni sull’arte dell’improvvisatore” di Andy Hamilton, pag. 227 Credo che in ciascun stile musicale esistano dei brani che definiscano e “dettino” i confini di un repertorio, di uno stile… perfino di un atteggiamento…

#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…

Harvey Valdes & Marco Oppedisano live, 9.21.16

In late June 2016, Harvey and Marco met for the first time in Harvey’s Brooklyn apartment. They both knew and admired each other’s work, but had never played together. It turned out to be a memorable afternoon that resulted in some wonderful improvised electric guitar duo music. It was so much fun that they said…