Fred Gerantab

Fred Gerantab

4 very talented L.A. based musicians come together to spin some great classic tunes and some original compositions with a great contemporary sound that still nods to their …
The unfortunate thing is that many recordings, especially guitar-based ones, have not broken new ground in recent years. While we can often count on the masters (old and ne…
Straight outta the heart of Texas comes Mark Tonelli, a former student of the legendary Kenny Burrell, and of the prestigious Univ. of North Texas. Now an educator himself,…
This record is FUNKY and WEIRD (two of my favorite words, especially when used together in a sentence). Mix some charged big band swing, a DJ, wacky guitars and a kickin' h…
As a guitar player, I admit that I listen closely to records fronted by guitar players. It's simply habit, and not as much to analyze and assess the technical arsenal of th…
Mike Stern has amassed an almost cult-like following during the course of his 2-decade plus career, and his latest release for Atlantic Jazz, Voices, shows th…
Combining classic jazz guitar sounds with intricate arrangements and a variety of moods, Modern Guitar Quintet brings to life the sounds of the classic jazz guitar recordin…
Although the theory is that you can't pay enough tribute to a master of Ellington's legend, we've all been beaten down with as many "bad" Ellington covers and tribute sets …
Yes, folks.... ANOTHER guitar player - but have no fear, Ethan Mann is ok here. The title of the record sets the stage for a Manhattan-feel set, and Mann doesn't disappoint…
Marc Cary continues to build a name for himself as an innovator, keyboardist, composer and has pulled himself quickly out of sideman status with notables such as Abbey Linc…
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