Guitar Reviews by Robert Newby

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  1. Out of the Blue by Jeff Golub ·
    COOKIN', HAPPENING, GUITAR
    Recordings: Jazz · Posted: 3/31/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  2. Peavey MX 130 ·
    AN EXCELLENT SMALL AND COMPACT,POWERFUL LITTLE AMP. IDEAL FOR MOST MUSICAL STYLES,BUT PARTICULARLY GOOD FOR JAZZ/FUNK/FUSION GENRES.
    Equipment: Amplifiers · Posted: 5/9/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  3. Boss ME-5 Guitar Effects Processor ·
    THE ME-5`s MEMORY CAPACITY ALLOWS YOU TO WRITE ON/OFF(EFFECT/BYPASS) OF AN EXTERNAL EFFECT CONNECTED TO THE SEND AND RETURN JACKS. A FIRST CLASS MULTI-EFFECTS UNIT, THE BEST I`VE EVER OWNED.
    Equipment: Effects · Posted: 5/9/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  4. Give and Take by Mike Stern ·
    Go buy it, and listen to a master craftsman at work!
    Recordings: Jazz · Posted: 5/10/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  5. Beyond the Missouri Sky by Pat Metheny ·
    What can you say about this guy. An absolutely fantastic C.D. by a genius guitarist. The melodies will haunt you forever.
    Recordings: Jazz · Posted: 5/10/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  6. Green Chimneys by Andy Summers ·
    Jazz, but also something else, African-magical cubist-primitive- Monks world.
    Recordings: Jazz · Posted: 5/10/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  7. The Last Dance Of MR.X. by Andy Summers ·
    Andy at his very best, playing HIS jazz, as only HE can. Check out his website at www.andysummers.com
    Recordings: Jazz · Posted: 5/10/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  8. Fender American Standard Stratocaster ·
    My main solid body guitar.Tried all the rest. Wouldn`t swap this for any price.
    Equipment: Guitars · Posted: 5/10/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  9. FIRST TOUCH by Dominic Miller ·
    An inspired collection of compositions for jazz/classical guitar which bear the stamp of his unique musical style and technical eloquence. The relaxed fluidity of Dominic`s playing, coupled with the enigmatic quality of his melodies makes this C...(more)
    Recordings: Jazz · Posted: 5/17/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  10. Wes Bound by Lee Ritenour ·
    The combination of contemporary jazz guitar and timeless style blend together well with exuberence and improvisational imagination in this colourful collection of Montgomery classics and Ritenour originals
    Recordings: Jazz · Posted: 5/17/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  11. Larry & Lee by Larry Carlton & Lee Ritenour ·
    Subtlety,sensitivity,sophistication and a finely wrouhgt blend of fire and finesse,dashing elegance and vibrant soulfulness.
    Recordings: Jazz · Posted: 5/17/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  12. Liquid > Fire by John Scofield ·
    The "Scofield sound:"-gritty guitar,tasty keyboards,catchy,inventive melodies, and consistently amazing solos.
    Recordings: Jazz · Posted: 5/17/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  13. Azure by Tommy Smith ·
    A range of beautifully weighted contributions. The mode, mood , space,tonality and shape of these songs can really help any aspiring jazz guitarist.
    Recordings: Jazz · Posted: 5/17/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  14. Misty Morning & No Time by Tommy Smith ·
    Superbly creative and utterlly assured music. Any jazz guitarist will learn an awfull lot by taking the time to listen to these guys cheerfully embracing the impossible.
    Recordings: Jazz · Posted: 5/17/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  15. Don't Fret by Martin Taylor ·
    Martin`s playing is clear and to the point, be it ballad, blues, standard or original. One of the most gifted guitarists of his generation. Just listen.
    Recordings: Jazz · Posted: 5/18/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  16. Portraits by Martin Taylor ·
    Only a small handful of jazz guitarists have the technique and unerring musical sense required to create exiting and complete music without the aid of a rhythm section. Martin`s solo work is unsurpassed. He is one of the true giants of jaz...(more)
    Recordings: Jazz · Posted: 5/18/2000 by Robert Newby (284)
  17. Years Apart by Martin Taylor ·
    With four generations of musicians on this recording, the music has stood the test of time and its popularity is growing all the time.
    Recordings: Jazz · Posted: 5/18/2000 by Robert Newby (284)