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Joe Gallivan, Gary Smith: Joe Gallivan, Gary Smith

Read "Joe Gallivan, Gary Smith" reviewed by John Eyles


If the mark of a great player is that you can recognise them from just one note, then look no further than Gary Smith. His electric stereo guitar sound is as distinctive as the sound of Miles, Getz or Hendrix, as individual as DNA. Using real-time electronics and pedals, Smith has the capacity to bend, shape and move notes in the air. (It is no coincidence that he has given past solo guitar pieces titles such as “Slab," “Spirals" and ...

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Joe Gallivan & Charles Austin: Expression To The Wind, Mindscapes & Peace On Earth

Read "Expression To The Wind, Mindscapes & Peace On Earth" reviewed by Glenn Astarita


Saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, educator and composer Charles Austin could justifiably iterate those infamous words......I’ve seen it and done at all! A diverse and somewhat storied career, Mr. Austin educated music students at the University of Miami for over thirty years, performed with B.B. King and Chuck Berry as a teen while also supporting and shedding with Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton and Cannonball Adderly. Among other projects too numerous in scope to cite here, Mr. Austin also served as the musical conductor ...


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