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Album Review

Peter Bernstein: What Comes Next

Read "What Comes Next" reviewed by Paul Rauch


In a world defined by uncertainty, the global jazz community saw an impressive number of important new recordings released during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Most were recorded before the shutdown, and released thereafter. Guitarist Peter Bernstein hit Sear Studios in New York in June 2020, months after the onset of the pandemic, looking for inspiration. He had a hunch that things could work out. Just before the stay-at-home order hit, Bernstein had played with pianist Sullivan Fortner and drummer ...

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Peter Bernstein and Friends at Festival Jazz Nuoro 2018

Read "Peter Bernstein and Friends at Festival Jazz Nuoro 2018" reviewed by Danilo Codazzi


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Album Review

Peter Bernstein: Let Loose

Read "Let Loose" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan


When it comes to guitarists of his generation, Peter Bernstein stands head and shoulders above the crowd. His tone and melodic approach are so recognizable as to be detected in a just a few bars. Since 1989, he has been the go-to guitarist in New York City and has literally graced hundreds of recordings. Bernstein has also issued about a dozen of his own albums over the last twenty-five years, done in various formats for a variety of small labels. ...

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Live Review

Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings, Bill Stewart at The Sugar Club, Dublin

Read "Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings, Bill Stewart at The Sugar Club, Dublin" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings, Bill Stewart The Sugar Club Dublin Ireland December 11 2013 The healthy queue outside The Sugar Club--a mixture of oldies, professional musicians and music students from Dublin's Newpark Music Centre--was testament to the enduring appeal and influence of one of jazz's longest running trios. It had been a dozen years since guitarist Peter Bernstein, drummer Bill Stewart and organist Larry Goldings last played in Dublin so there was a ...

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Interview

Talking Jazz Guitar With Peter Bernstein and Jimmy Bruno

Read "Talking Jazz Guitar With Peter Bernstein and Jimmy Bruno" reviewed by Scott Krane


For many years Les Paul held a regular concert at the Iridium Jazz Club in Manhattan on Monday nights. After his death in 2009, others who are loosely considered to be in the same genre as Les Paul's jazz trio have performed the traditional gig at the Iridium. On Monday, July 8, on the eve of his day of birth, the Les Paul trio (Lou Pallo on solid-body electric guitar, Nicki Parrott on bass and John Colianni on ...

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Album Review

Peter Bernstein: Live at Smalls

Read "Live at Smalls" reviewed by William Carey


A live recording from an intimate venue--in this case, the well-respected Greenwich Village club, Smalls--is like comfort food.. Live at Smalls, from guitarist Peter Bernstein, doesn't disappoint, starting off with a blues to welcome everyone in, with solid solo turns from all members of the quartet, also including pianist Richard Wyands, bassist John Webber and drummer Jimmy Cobb. Yes, Jimmy Cobb on drums. Not your average, everyday sideman. These performances come from two nights in 2008 (December ...


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