Archive for the 'Glenn Jones' Category

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

There’s an abundance of great Takoma School fingerpickers on the scene these days, but I’d be hard pressed to name one more masterful than Glenn Jones. First coming to renown as a member of the unclassifiable Cul de Sac, in recent years, Jones has established himself as one of the most quietly powerful acoustic musicians […]

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

In his new book, Dance of Death: The Life of John Fahey, American Guitarist, author Steve Lowenthal cites a review of John Fahey’s performance at Hunter College in New York by the Village Voice’s Paul Nelson in 1975: “His guitar-playing is a deliberate mixture of psychology, order, mythology, poetry, and genre—all very exact, with the […]

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Record Store Day returns for another go-round this Saturday. For me, the event is known as Do I Really Want To Stand In Line For Limited Edition Colored Vinyl Day. But as usual, amidst the pointless collector bait, plenty of great music is hitting shelves as well. These two guitar soli releases are good examples. […]