This recording from Gothic Voices and Christopher Page—acknowledged as one of the finest performances of medieval music of the last twenty years—follows their many Gramophone Award-winning albums and celebrates the anonymous English composers of the fourteenth century. The combination of Page’s tremendous scholarship, the simple beauty of the singing and the extraordinary freshness of the music is irresistible.
The state of Texas has had a major presence in the Blues, from the earliest days of the recording era right on up to the present day. So many tremendous Blues musicians have hailed from Texas, i.e. Blind Lemon Jefferson, Lightnin’ Hopkins, T-Bone Walker, Freddy King. This DVD focuses on the Country Blues guitarists who first defined the Texas Blues sound and who put Texas on the map as a prime location in Blues Country.
Art historian James Fox explores 20th-century British art, a period he considers an extraordinary flowering of genius.
Part homage to a classic instrument, part guitar lesson from one of the best country blues players around, this is the quintessential guide to all things Telecaster. Arlen Roth discusses the strengths and characteristics of one of the first production-line electric guitars, pioneered by Leo Fender. Roth takes the viewer on a tour of the instrument's heritage, showcasing the most popular musicians, techniques, sounds and styles.
2009 ten CD collection from the '80s Rockabilly/Pop superstar containing digitally remastered and expanded editions of all nine of his original Epic Records albums plus a bonus disc containing twelve inch single remixes of eight tracks. Each individual album is packaged in a mini LP sleeve and all 10 titles come housed in an attractive flip-top box. The studio albums included on this set all contain bonus tracks including non album singles. Contains the albums Take One!, This Ole House, Shaky, Give Me Your Heart Tonight, The Bop Won't Stop, Lipstick Powder & Paint, Let's Boogie, A Whole Lotta Shaky and There Are Two Kinds of Music…Rock'n'Roll…
Jazz and blues guitarist Woody Mann provides a new introduction on this instructional DVD. He learned from the legendary Rev. Gary Davis and then played and recorded with Son House, Bukka White and John Fahey. He has performed throughout the world, recorded over a dozen CDs, and is an internationally renowned guitar teacher.
With a new introduction by Matt ScharfglassMusic editor for Guitar world, Guitar World Acoustic, and Bass Guitar magazines, Matt Scharfglass is also leader of the rock band Mrs. Grundy. A bassist and multi-instrumentalist, he has written over a dozen music books.