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Three Conference Papers in Four Weeks: The Details

Well, it is while since my last post. Over the last 4 weeks I have delivered three papers in three different countries. So – I thought I would give an overview of them here. The first was a paper entitled … Continue reading

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No one had ever heard a guitar played like that before: The redefinition of the jazz aesthetic in the work of post 1970’s electric guitarist composers

I wrote a book chapter a while ago as part of an edited collection entitled ‘De Canonizing Music History’. The chaper looks at the position of the electric guitarist as a jazz composer. Anyway, I have noticed that the book … Continue reading

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Muthspiel and Blade

For anyone interested in checking out some great music, I can only recommend listening to the work of Austrian guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel. I have included an amazing session he recorded with Brian Blade below, followed by a Spotify link for … Continue reading

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More on Eivind Aarset

Here are some more Eivind Aarset live recordings that emphasise the dislocation of his body from what we hear. His solo towards the end of this piece has so many layers it is difficult to ascertain what he is actually … Continue reading

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Jon Eberson – Another Norwegian Gem

After listening to Eivind Aarset, I thought I would dig around and see if I could find any other Norwegian guitarists that are relevant to my research. I have been a fan of Terje Rypdal for many years, but now … Continue reading

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