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Lyle Workman

Lyle Workman is an American guitarist, film composer, session musician and music producer. He has worked with artists including Sting, Beck, Michael Bublé, Ziggy Marley, Frank Black Todd Rundgren, Jellyfish, Sarah McLachlan and Bourgeois Tagg. His films include Superbad, The 40 Year Old Virgin, and the comedy series Love, and Crashing. Lyle has also released three solo records.


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Mark Lettieri, Jane getter, Lyle Workman, Santiago Bosch, Spherical Agenda

Read "Mark Lettieri, Jane getter, Lyle Workman, Santiago Bosch, Spherical Agenda" reviewed by Len Davis

A compilation of new releases from 2021, including Mark Lettieri, Jane Getter, Lyle Workman and Santiago Bosch. Playlist Mark Lettieri “Star Catchers" from Deep: The Baritone Sessions Vol 2 (GrounUp) 00:00 Ricky Peterson “Under The Radar" from Under The Radar (Delta) 05:55 Matt Twaddle “T B" from T B (Self Produced) 11:59 Jane Getter “Queen Of Spies" from Anomalia (Cherry Red) 17:58 Lyle Workman “North Star" from Uncommon Measures (Blue Canoe) 23:49 {The Mad Lab"The Maze In The ...

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New And Recent Releases In Jazz Fusion And Progressive Rock

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The new release from Lyle Workman from Uncommon Measures the recent release from Gavin Harrison-Antoine Fafard Chemical Reactions and from Japan Gecko & Tokage Parade with their new album RE: Tokage plus Elektrik Market from their album Elektrik Market and Indonesian guitarist Tohpati from his album Mata Hati. Playlist Lyle Workman “Arc Of Life" from Uncommon Measures (Blue Canoe) 00:00 Gavin Harrison-Antoine Fafard “Chemical Reactions" from Chemical Reactions (Harmonic Heresy) 08:13 Gecko & Tokage Parade “Diver" from Re:Tokage ...

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New releases in progressive rock

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The latest release from Lyle Workman Uncommon Measures, Al Garcia Between Worlds, Eric G Project Impressions, Marcus Klossek Electric Trio and an old favourite from Sonar featuring David Torn. Playlist Lyle Workman “Unsung Hero" from Uncommon Measures (Blue Canoe) 00:00 Lyle Workman “North Star" from Uncommon Measures (Blue Canoe) 09:00 Al Garcia “First Light" from Between Worlds (Self Produced) 17:59 Eric G “Joel's Tune" from Impressions (Self Produced)27:04 Marcus Klossek Electric Trio “Unexpected Skies" from Time Was Now ...

Album Review

Lyle Workman: Uncommon Measures

Read "Uncommon Measures" reviewed by Mike Jacobs

If there's a major takeaway to be had from listening to guitarist Lyle Workman's Uncommon Measures, it's the palpable sense that all of his impressive musical experience has been poured into it. And to that end, Workman certainly doesn't bury the lead. The epic opening track “North Star" can single-handedly make sense of Workman's entire decades-long resume. It's a CV that includes working in and with bands (Bourgeois Tagg, Jellyfish, Frank Black), being a “hired gun" guitarist (with such icons ...

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Uncommon Measures

Blue Canoe Records


Noble Savage

From: Uncommon Measures
By Lyle Workman


Mahavishnu Orchestra
band / ensemble / orchestra
Maceo Parker
saxophone, alto
Bootsy Collins
bass, electric
The Meters
band / ensemble / orchestra

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