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Trading Licks: Wayne Krantz Interviews John McLaughlin

Trading Licks: Wayne Krantz Interviews John McLaughlin

Two Abstract Logix labelmates spent some time together this week when maverick guitar craftsman Wayne Krantz sat down to interview maestro John McLaughlin. They discussed influences, history, and more. WK: You’re a citizen of the world. Do you consciously identify as a Brit anymore? JM: There are certain aspects of a culture you grow up in that stay with you for life. Having spent the greater part... »

Get to Know Invisible Whip & Wayne Krantz Bassist Kevin Scott

Get to Know Invisible Whip & Wayne Krantz Bassist Kevin Scott

Kevin Scott is a busy guy, from playing bass with Abstract Logix artists Wayne Krantz and Jimmy Herring and The Invisible Whip, to hosting a weekly experimental music series in Atlanta, to studio sideman gigs for a range of acts from all genres. Some may call him a protege of both bassist Tim Lefebvre (Wayne Krantz, David Bowie, Tedeschi Trucks Band) and the late avant-Southern-icon Col. Bruce Ham... »

Wayne Krantz: Good Piranha/Bad Piranha

Wayne Krantz: Good Piranha/Bad Piranha

Known globally for his uncompromising musical vision, staggering virtuosity and deep reserves of soul, Wayne Krantz is one of very few modern guitarists to venture beyond the instrument’s limitations and create an identifiably original style and sound. Good Piranha/Bad Piranha is his full-throttle double-take on four contemporary pop and hip-hop songs, from which he plunders the textural, rhythmic... »

Gary Husband: Dirty and Beautiful Vol 1 (Remixed and Remastered Edition with 4 Bonus Cuts)

Gary Husband: Dirty and Beautiful Vol 1 (Remixed and Remastered Edition with 4 Bonus Cuts)

“It’s been a real pleasure to revisit this album, open up all the multitracks and completely remix the material. Actually, two of the more understated tracks remain nearly the same – namely the Mark King jam and the solo keyboard piece – but aside aside from those it’s all a very different affair to what you know on our first edition. You’ll even experience a little more of our (initially quite ab... »

The Ringers

An Evening with The Ringers

An Evening with The Ringers Which musicians would make up your dream band? A common icebreaker question next to desert island movies, but for a large group of fans outside the Neighborhood Theater in Charlotte, NC on the night of February 20th, this question had an easy answer; The Ringers. This super-group is made up of Wayne Krantz, Michael Landau, and Jimmy Herring on guitar, as well as Etienne... »

Abstract Logix Live!

Abstract Logix Live! – The New Universe Music Festival 2010 (2 CD)

On November 20th and 21st 2010, cutting edge jazz and fusion recording label Abstract Logix held their first New Universe Music Festival at the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh North Carolina. This incredible event brought together an array of the label’s top artists to not only perform for a live audience, but to celebrate the music and the label’s vision with them as well. The dream-team lineup consis... »

Wayne Krantz - Krantz Carlock Lefebvre

Krantz Carlock Lefebvre

Wayne Krantz – Guitar, Vocals Keith Carlock – Drums Tim Lefebvre – Bass I don’t know JACK about Wayne Krantz. I mean, I know that he plays guitar and has some rep among some guitar players. But that’s about it. I couldn’t tell you anything about him, how long he’s been playing, who he’s played with, how many recordings he has out – zip, nada, nuthin’. Now while this admission may... »

Wayne Krantz - Krantz Carlock Lefebvre

Wayne Krantz – Krantz Carlock Lefebvre

Guitarist Wayne Krantz’s latest release Krantz Carlock Lefebvre (Abstract Logix) is more than just a great album, it’s an exciting event – both for Krantz’s career, and for the guitar community at large. This predominantly instrumental disc is Krantz’s first studio album to include his long-time trio mates Keith Carlock (Drums), and Tim Lefebvre (Bass). While it’... »

Wayne Krantz

Wayne Krantz Speaks

Guitarist Wayne Krantz cuts a wide swath. His anti-establishment view of music and the music business has him trying to develop new ways to create and market his sound. Currently he is working on some educational tools that he hopes to offer on his website. Krantz has performed with the likes of Billy Cobham and Michael Brecker and led his own bands as well. He spent some time talking to Abstract ... »

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