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Nir Felder

Called “the next big jazz guitarist” by NPR, Nir Felder is a new voice in instrumental music. Equally adept across a wide range of genres, inspired by icons from John Coltrane to voodoo chile Jimi Hendrix, Felder has forged a unique and highly recognizable sound at a young age and quickly become one of New York City’s most highly sought after musicians as both a solo artist and as a sideman. He has performed with, among others, Chaka Khan, Diana Krall, John Mayer, Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington (with whom he recorded the Grammy-winning “Money Jungle”), Vijay Iyer, Jack DeJohnette, Meshell Ndegeocello, the New York City Opera, Dianne Reeves, Joe Lovano, Snarky Puppy, Bobby McFerrin and Lizz Wright, at venues including Radio City Music Hall and the Village Vanguard and on major national televised programs including the NBC Christmas Special

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II

Label: Ropeadope
Released: 2020
Track listing: The Longest Star; Interregnum; Fire In August; Coronation; Big Heat; Big Swim; War Theory.

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Article: Live Review

Alternative Guitar Summit 2021

Read "Alternative Guitar Summit 2021" reviewed by Mark Sullivan


Alternative Guitar Summit New York, NY March 20-21, 2021 The Alternative Guitar Summit was founded in 2010 by guitarist/composer Joel Harrison. Every year it has included a Music Camp with Master Classes by notable guitarists, and a Music Festival featuring a wide array of guitar styles. In this pandemic year the decision ...

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News: Festival

Alternative Guitar Summit 2021 Music Festival March 20 & 21—Online & Viewable Worldwide!

Alternative Guitar Summit 2021 Music Festival March 20 & 21—Online & Viewable Worldwide!

On March 20th and 21st, the Alternative Guitar Summit presents its annual two-day music festival, part of the NYC-based Summit's month-long celebration of innovative guitar music. Unlike years past, the 2021 Alt Guitar Summit Festival will be held online and thus accessible to global audiences despite the Covid 19 pandemic. And to accommodate all music lovers ...

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Article: Radio

New and recent releases in jazz fusion

Read "New and recent releases in jazz fusion" reviewed by Len Davis


Today we feature the new album from Steve Hunt Connections, which features many superb musicians. Steve has not released many albums of his own over the years, but has worked with many great musicians all around the world including Allan Holdsworth and Virgil Donati also music from guitarist Scott Jones from his album Fictional Characters, Oz ...

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Article: Radio

New Music From Brazilian Drummer, Igor Willcox, And Emerging Guitarist Nir Felder

Read "New Music From Brazilian Drummer, Igor Willcox, And Emerging Guitarist Nir Felder" reviewed by Len Davis


Brazillian drummer Igor Wilcox Quartet Live in Canada, Nir Felder, Tim Miller and more. Playlist Igor Willcox “The Scare" from Igor Willcox Quartet Live at Jazz Room (Room 73) 00:00 Igor Willcox “2020" from 2020 (Room 73) 07:55 Chema Vilchez “Dissonance and Reality" from the Sacred Nature of Life (Self Produced) 15:46 Eric Johnson ...

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Article: Album Review

Nir Felder: II

Read "II" reviewed by Mike Jacobs


Six years after the release of his solo debut, Golden Age (Okeh, 2014), Nir Felder's follow-up II brings into sharper focus some of the guitarist's more compelling dichotomies as a player. His instrument of choice is the usually more crystalline-sounding Stratocaster but Felder somehow elicits a fatter-than-a-big-ol'-jazz-box tone from it. His style as ...

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Article: Radio

A Random Selection Of The Best New Releases From 2020

Read "A Random Selection Of The Best New Releases From 2020" reviewed by Len Davis


A selection of new releases from 2020... including late 2019. Playlist Scott Henderson “Satellite" from People Mover (Self Produced) 00:00 Terje Rypdal “Conspiracy" from Conspiracy (ECM) 05:56 Tom Kennedy “The 70's" from Stories (Self Produced) 11:57 Randy Brecker-Eric Marienthal “Fast Lane" from Double Dealin' (Shanachie) 17:57 Jakob Manz Group “Endless Space" from Natural Energy ...

Album

Tetrahedron

Label: Anzic Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise; Forward Motion; Angelicus; Boo Radley; Stro; Summit Song; Wandering; The Sneaky Two.

Album

Onramp Of Heaven Dreams

Label: Challenge Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: Realize; Light Size Dreams; Early In The Morning; Highway Dreams; A Day With You; Oblique Song; Resurrection Now; A Place Inside; Break Light; So Long Frank Lloyd Wright.


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