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Jimmy Wyble is one of the few guitarists who made a mark in both country & western and jazz, his discography naturally crashing through a few supposedly fenced-in genre boundaries to get him from Benny Goodman to Bob Wills. The latter artist's so-called radical style of Western swing was no surprise to Wyble, since he was playing his own style of Western swing music in 1942 with guitarist Cameron Hill when Wills got a chance to hear the guitarists playing live. Up until this time, Wyble was a staff musician on a Houston radio station, but he had been steadily toiling at bringing a jazz element into country music, sometimes against great pressure

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Article: The Jazz Life

A Professional Jazz Musician? Really? What's That?

Read "A Professional Jazz Musician? Really? What's That?" reviewed by Peter Rubie


I've been around as a musician long enough to understand when a promoter or booker ghosts me. “Yeah, sure, send me an email," they say in that sincere way that sounds like someone saying, “Of course I love you" just to shut you up. It comes with the territory, and a musician has to be Zen ...

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Article: Album Review

Harvie S / Sheryl Bailey: Plucky Strum

Read "Plucky Strum" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Two musicians, two acoustic string instruments, and ten original works recorded live in the studio with no overdubs, edits, or fixes of any sort. That's Plucky Strum in a nutshell, but that's also unfairly reductive in its explanation of the project. For when the two musicians under discussion are as special and seasoned as bassist Harvie ...

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Article: Guitarist's Rendezvous

Samuel Mösching, Joe Giglio, Dave Kain and Juampy Juarez

Read "Samuel Mösching, Joe Giglio, Dave Kain and Juampy Juarez" reviewed by Dom Minasi


Welcome to Guitarists Rendezvous, our first installment in a series that introduces readers to emerging or established guitarists who fly just under the radar of public recognition. Each will field the same four questions and we've included audio and video so you can sample their music. We kick of the column with a diverse ...

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Article: Album Review

The Matthew Yeakley Group: Clean Numbers & Dirty Words

Read "Clean Numbers & Dirty Words" reviewed by Paul Naser


The electric guitar has a history of players with fierce energy, and L.A. based guitarist Matthew Yeakley fits right into this tradition. Having studied with jazz guitar legends Scott Henderson and Jimmy Wyble, Yeakley has a refreshing blend of modern influence and tradition; he also cut his teeth performing in blues clubs in his native San ...

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Article: Take Five With...

Take Five With J. Vega

Read "Take Five With J. Vega" reviewed by J. Vega


Meet J Vega:I've been playing music and teaching guitar for more than 35 years. I've been on the faculty at Cal State L.A., East L.A. College, and Los Angeles City College. I also lead a quintet called J. Vega & Friends that plays throughout Southern California and maintain a teaching studio. Instrument(s):

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Foster Youth, Fashion-styled Performances, And Standing Ovations Is What Indie Hotspot Is All About

Foster Youth, Fashion-styled Performances, And Standing Ovations Is What Indie Hotspot Is All About

Doing her favorite 1960s jazz standards, Kaylene Peoples and her all-star “orchestra” proved to be a big hit at the benefit concert held at the House of Blues on Sunset Strip Friday September 28, 2012. The show opened with the band performing jazz instrumentals followed by Peoples’ arrival on stage, where Kaylene spoke briefly about the ...

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Article: Album Review

The Sheryl Bailey 4: For All Those Living

Read "For All Those Living" reviewed by Edward Blanco


Wes Montgomery may be gone, but the great jazz guitarist's crisp, rich-toned sound lives on in Sheryl Bailey, whose style is so reminiscent of the icon, but whose technique has also been compared to that of Pat Martino. It is quite clear that Bailey is a gifted guitarist as well as a veteran musician, with several ...

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Article: Album Review

Sheryl Bailey 4: For All Those Living

Read "For All Those Living" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


While guitarist Sheryl Bailey's A New Promise was a tribute to another tremendously talented female guitarist--the late Emily Remler--For All Those Living touches on a wide variety of figures, both here and gone. Bailey's music pays direct tribute to fellow guitarists, like Jack Wilkins ("Wilkinsburg"), Masa Sasaki ("Masa's Bag") and the late Jimmy Wyble, but she ...

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Article: Album Review

Sandro Albert: Vertical

Read "Vertical" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose


Ever since the path-breaking, horn-like excursions of guitarist Charlie Christian in Benny Goodman's band, the language and literature of the guitar have forever been changed. Today's exponents, from Pat Metheny to Fred Frith, have stretched its boundaries, albeit from dramatically different perspectives of the musical spectrum. Sandro Albert fits somewhere in the dynamic pantheon of guitarists, ...


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