Month: October 2007

Captain Beefheart & his Magic Band

Captain Beefheart & his Magic Band Live April 10, 1972

Captain Beefheart A.K.A. Don van Vliet entered the stage at the Club 7 in Oslo, Norway on April 10, 1972 stating that I wanna light my cigar. The Magic Band – featuring Winged Eel Fingerling (Elliot Ingber) of the Mothers of Invention and the Fraternity of Man, Orejon (Roy Estrada) of the Mothers of Invention and Little Feat, Ed Marimba (Arthur Dire Tripp III) of the Mothers of Invention, Zo... »

Ed DeGenaro - Dog House

Ed DeGenaro – Dog House

Dog House (Unfretted Records) is fretless-guitar whiz Ed DeGenaro’s latest release. Though he plays plenty of fretted guitar as well, DeGenaro is one of the finest and most popular players on the fretless scene today. He appeared front and center on 2005’s Village Of The Unfretted double-CD compilation (also on Unfretted Records), and performed at last year’s Fretless Guitar Fest... »

Oz Noy - Fuzzy

Oz Noy – Fuzzy

Israeli-born guitarist Oz Noy has released his strongest solo album to date – a fine collection of jazz and funk instrumentals entitled Fuzzy (Magnatude Records, a division of Magna Carta). Joining Noy on this recording are Anton Fig, Will Lee, Keith Carlock, James Genus, Jimmy Johnson, Vinnie Colaiuta, Jim Beard, George Whitty and Shai Bachar. Based in New York, Noy is an in-demand session ... »

Colin D'Cruz

An Indian jazz musician

Colin D’Cruz – Jazz Bass player from India JG: What inspired you to become a jazz artiste? When did you decide that this will be your career? CD: Like most musicians, I got into music initially with school/college bands. We used to play pop/rock covers and even at that time I remember always wanting to play those tunes my own way. I was improvising even before I knew what jazz was all ... »

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