Tag - strings

Rob Blackledge: A Song Like This

Music Monday: Marques Toliver, Giraffes, Rob...

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Cee-lo Green

Music Monday: Cee-Lo Covered With Strings...

This week we kick off with from (L to R) Dominic Johnson, Joey Stone and Lauren Molina (from the most excellent Sweeney Todd revival) performing what might just be the best Cee-Lo Green cover in history. Apparently all three had just...

Win Jan Vogler and the Knights: Experience:...

Sony Classical has released this latest from Jan Vogler, and here’s what they have to say for themselves–and you’ll see what drew me to it: For two nights in October 2008, The New York club, Le Poisson Rouge rocked to the...

All All Blues

So James, who was guitarist in one of the three bands I ever took part in, posted this to his Facebook. It’s Stanley Jordan, who can play both the guitar and the piano…and it appears he can do so at the same time. Which means...

Elvis Costello and Brodsky Quartet

Elvis Costello/Brodsky Quartet: Hanging Off...

The Juliet Letters was a kickass collaborative album between The Brodsky Quartet and Elvis Costello. I’m a sucker for strings, no doubt, but I thought the album was awesome, even considering that I think Costello is either hit or miss...