Joe Pass

I owe a lot to Joe Pass. Outside of Django I have learned more from him than any other guitarist I can think of though you could probably include Pat Martino in that group. I recently felt a “playing” slump which happens to musicians. For me, I can always snap out of by listening to Joe. So I put on […]

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Rubinstein, Horowitz and others

After many years of listening to mostly Jazz and guitarists I have gradually changed my listening habits. For over two years I have been mostly listening to and reading about classical pianists. Arthur Rubinstein is still a favorite but William Kapell, Dinu Lipatti, Alexis Weissenberg and Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli are on my repeat listen list. The fact that their world

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