Gapplegate Guitar and Bass Blog
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Steve Tallis, Where Many Rivers Meet
Australian singer-songwriter-guitarist Steve Tallis has been around the block more than a few times. His life-chops no doubt help reflect,...
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Michael Bisio, Kirk Knuffke, Fred Lonberg-Holm, The Art Spirit
Michael Bisio is among today's very most important contrabassists in Avant Free Jazz. Similarly Kirk Knuffke is a cornetist of great s...
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Dom Minasi, Hans Tammen, Harvey Valdes, Briggan Krauss, Eight Hands One Mind, In Memory of Bern Nix
The Dom Minasi Guitar Quartet jumps ahead on their tribute to Bern Nix, guitarist with Ornette Coleman 1975-87 and then a key force on the...
Monday, May 17, 2021
Fake Dudes, Magnet Animals, Todd Clauser, Eyal Maoz, etc.
As time passes we sometimes get a feeling of coming full circle, other times of absolute linearity. And of course these event-flow percept...
Friday, March 26, 2021
Gary Lucas, The Essential Gary Lucas
A major guitarist and musical artist of the caliber of Gary Lucas is one of those brilliant rareties one misses at one's own peril. He...
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Michael Gregory Jackson, Change, A Suite for Nelson Mandela
If there is a constant in the world today, it is uncertainty. Or that is one constant. And for me it is also the artistry of Michael Grego...
Monday, February 15, 2021
Susan Alcorn Quintet, Pedernal
Susan Alcorn's pedal steel Avant Jazz excursions have been an important part of the US East Coast scene for a good while now. Her Sus...
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