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Ewan Dobson: Ewan Dobson III

Read "Ewan  Dobson III" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Guitarist Ewan Dobson did not so much emerge from the house that Leo Kottke, John Fahey and Peter Lang built as construct his own wing and take command of it. Somewhere in that house, close to the Dobson wing, the spirit of Michael Hedges lurks, speaking from his portrait, encouraging the walls to be more percussive ...

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Antoine Dufour: Sound Pictures

Read "Sound Pictures" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Superhuman acoustic guitar playing was de rigueur for the New Age music of the 1980s and '90s, though personality often suffered at the expense of technical ability. Only a few artists:, such as Leo Kottke and Michael Hedges were able to float as cream to the top of a pile of wannabes, all who could play ...

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Dean Magraw Trio: Unseen Rain

Read "Unseen Rain" reviewed by Darren Jensen

Guitarist Dean Magraw is what some would call a “character" in the twin cities music scene of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. His work has crossed many genres over the years, from Irish to Americana, free jazz to gypsy swing, experimental jam to neo-classical folk. His onstage antics and demeanor are satirical, often seeming as though ...