Jesse Van Ruller

Here’s a great video featuring the trio of  brilliant Dutch Guitarist Jesse Van Ruller. Great sense of rhythm & dazzling technical facility. Reminds me of my friend the late great Billy Rogers!

Wes Montgomery Complete European Video

I discovered this great compilation of Wes on video. All of the 1965 tour video put together nicely. Settle in for 1 1/2 hours of the best jazz guitar imaginable! The candid conversations are amazing. Live in Holland: Wes Montgomery (Guitar), Pim Jacobs (Piano), Ruud Jacobs (Bass), & Han Bennink (Drums) 1. I Love Blues. … Read more

Charlie Byrd Trio Plays “Wave”

Here’s a nice fingerstyle arrangement of the Jobim classic “Wave” played on nylon string guitar by the great Charlie Byrd. BTW. Byrd’s version is followed by a wonderful Gail Costa interpretation & the original Jobim version. Continue to listen to thos You-Tube stream & several audio versions of classic bossa’s follow. Nice stuff by Tempo … Read more