smooth jazz with dim 5th tuning: I had to try to do a smooth jazz tune using the dim5th tuning to see how well it works out for me. I'm always trying to find ways of easing the fingerings as I'm an old guy with arthritis just like many other older musicians around.
I started off playing clean doing the melody and part of the solo. Halfway through the solo I had to switch over to sustain because it was simply easier and I could slow things down. Using sustain allowed me to move around the fingerboard a little easier without having to do a bit of stretching from one string to another which after a while gets a bit hard on th...
New version of 'Keep It True' posted: Just posted a new version of my song 'Keep It True' at: www.reverbnation.com/michaelsworkshop
Some of you may have listened to the version posted here on Soundclick on my Flying Frogs site - this for acoustic & nylon-string guitars and fretless bass. The new version is expanded and scored for Oboe, Cor Anglais, Cello, Steel drums and Sitar. Gives it a different flavor, I think.
Serge Kozlovsky Concrete Jungles Review: GREG UTECH
(c) (p) 2006 Soundbite Records
It is difficult to characterize Greg Utech?s music. The term Nu Jazz doesn?t fully describe it because the creative work of Greg Utech goes beyond the borders and boundaries. As you listen to his ?Concrete Jungles? you want to dive into its music and to lose all your anxieties and worries in it.
You just want to listen to Greg Utech?s music time and again without any evaluations and comparisons. His music isn?t similar to anyone else. It is very individual and particular. The artist masterfully expresses his personal feelin...