Great New Guitar Music

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It's all about guitars on this show with fantastic new albums featuring six strings. Thumbscrew return with their sixth album and Mary Halvorson is continually inventive with her approach to the instrument in a jazz context. There's also a debut from Mike Freedman, ground breaking sounds from Johnathan Kane and Dave Soldier, and the New York sounds of Justin Rothberg. Reza Khan, also with a sixth album, delivers a great new set of tunes, while Charlie Apicella interprets classic jazz standards. In the centre of it all breath-taking live music from Ben Monder, Tony Malaby and Tom Rainey.


  • Thumbscrew "Camp Easy" from Never Is Enough (Cuneiform) 00:00
  • Mike Freedman "Day of Change" from Into The Daybreak (Self Released) 07:32
  • Jonathan Kane and Dave Soldier "Requiem For Hulis Pulis" from February meets Soldier String Quartet (EEG Records) 12:43
  • Justin Rothberg Group "Hotel, Show, Repeat" from Hurricane Mouse (Self Released) 29:24
  • Reza Khan "Broken River" from Imaginary Road (Painted Music) 35:48
  • Mike Freedman "Into The Daybreak" from Into The Daybreak (Self Released) 41:38
  • Thumbscrew "Heartdrop" from Never Is Enough (Cuneiform) 46:56
  • Charlie Apicella "Four" from Classic Guitar (Zoho) 50:54
  • Reza Khan "La Liaison" from Imaginary Road (Painted Music) 55:13
  • Ben Monder, Tony Malaby, Tom Rainey "Suite 3320 Part 1" from Live at 55 Bar (Sunnyside Records) 1:00:50
  • Jonathan Kane and Dave Soldier "Vienna Over The Hills" from February meets Soldier String Quartet (EEG Records) 1:18:02
  • Justin Rothberg Group "Hurricane Mouse" from Hurricane Mouse (Self Released) 1:29:01
  • Charlie Apicella "Tenderly" from Classic Guitar (Zoho) 1:36:06
  • Mike Freedman "Journey Beyond Seven" from Into The Daybreak (Self Released) 1:40:18
  • Thumbscrew "Scam Likely" from Never Is Enough (Cuneiform) 1:46:27
  • Reza Khan "Midnight Runner" from Imaginary Road (Painted Music) 1:55:21

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