Sheryl Crow on SPECTACLE: ELVIS COSTELLO WITH… The four artists who join Elvis Costello this week for SPECTACLE’s second annual “guitar pull” are all extraordinary singers and exceptional songwriters. But with all due respect to Neko Case, Ron Sexsmith, and Jesse Winchester, only one of them has been able to strike the balance that Elvis…
From left, Jesse Winchester, Neko Case, Elvis Costello, Sheryl Crow and Ron Sexsmith on SPECTACLE’S “Guitar Pull.” RON SEXSMITH I’ve known Ron since just after the release of his first record. He’s probably gotten tired of reading my name in a paragraph with his simply because I’m among those who think it extraordinary that at…
Article: 100 famous guitar riffs
A guitar instructor put together this video of himself playing 100 famous guitar riffs, one after another in one take. A list of all the songs can be found at his website here. It’s pretty cool, but it reminds me of someone with ADHD left in charge of selecting a song. [Via]
Guitarist Allan Holdsworth onstage at Iridium with Chad Wackerman on drums
BETWEEN SETS WITH ALLAN HOLDSWORTH (PART 2):
Sundancechannel.com caught a few minutes to chat with legendary British guitarist, Allan Holdsworth after a fierce concert at Iridium Jazz Club in New York City. Be sure to check out Part 1 of our conversation with Holdsworth if you missed it.
Read Part 2 inside.
Allan Holdsworth onstage at Iridium Jazz Club NYC April 25 BETWEEN SETS WITH ALLAN HOLDSWORTH (PART 1): Just three blocks north of Times Square in Manhattan, you’ll find the world-famous Iridium Jazz Club (51st Street and Broadway). Featuring a perfect blend of the top established names in jazz and the most talented up and coming…