Telecasters

I’ve recently become fascinated with the Fender Telecaster, a guitar design I’ve neither owned nor even played. Why the fascination with a guitar I’ve never owned? Well one reason might be the following Julian Lage video. Sometime during the past five years, I saw Julian Lage play a concert. I…

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Peter Green

Peter Green died this week at the age of 73. You may know Fleetwood Mac from the lineup that included Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks in addition to Jim McVie (bass), Christine McVie (keyboard), and Mick Fleetwood. Peter Green was gone by then but was a co-founder of the group.…

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Annie Ross

Annie Ross died last week (July 21, 2020). She was one-third of the vocal group, Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross who sang in a style of music called vocalese. Jon Hendricks created the style and Lambert, Hendricks and Ross were the first stars starting in the 1950s. The Pointer Sisters and…

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Dobro Jazz

Although single-cone spider bridge resonators are my least favorite type of resonator guitar, I’ve still been listening to a lot of dobro music recently. Of course, my tastes run to jazz. I recently published a list of non-dobro music resonator music. Today’s post balances the content and provides you with…

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