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Take Five With Chris Bell
December 5, 2010
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Meet Chris Bell:
Guitarist, performer, educator, based in Austin, Texas.
Teachers and/or influences? Richie Hart
Your sound and approach to music:
I'm far more interested in playing jazz on the guitar than I am in playing jazz guitar.
Your teaching approach:
I'm really trying to help my students hear what they play. To my ears, there are just too many players out there playing finger music.
Your dream band:
Wow.. that's a tough one. Let's see... how about
on drums and
Dr. Lonnie Smith
on B3. That would be a pretty steady rhythm section.
The first Jazz album I bought was: Miles Davis
Kind of Blue
CDs you are listening to now: Allen Toussaint
The Bright Mississippi
Up and Down
The Complete Blue Note Sessions
Afterglow Desert Island picks:
We Get Requests
The Complete Quartets with Sonny Clark
Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto,
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