Songs about work

It’s Labor Day weekend. I just published a link to a list of songs about working people on my Facebook page for Dan Loves Guitars. I thought I’d put together my own list of random songs concerning work. I’ve tried to keep the selections to those involving my favorite musical…

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I Got Rhythm

I was browsing jazz guitar videos on youtube the other day and came across John Pizzarelli doing the following version of I Got Rhythm. John, like his dad Bucky, plays a seven-string guitar and starts out accompanying himself as he sings (i.e., comping). Later her breaks into scatting while playing…

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Gibson L5 seen at Jazz Concert honoring Martin Luther King

I attended a concert at Duke University this past weekend. The concert, “Sounds of Justice & Inclusion: Honoring Rev. Martin L. King, Jr.” featured the Durham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maestro William Henry Curry, with Abraham Lincoln’s words spoken by  Keith Snipes. Jazz was provided by John Brown’s Little Big Band…

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