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Alternative Guitar Summit
Celebrating the roads less taken on the guitar...
Episode 11: Miles Okazaki
Miles Okazaki has recorded solo versions of every Thelonious Monk and leads a dynamite quartet called Trickster. Stints with Steve...
Episode 10: Anthony Pirog
Talking about D.C. roots, the crossroads of jazz, country, noise, and rockabilly, The Messthetics, The Spellcasters, string bending, and avant...
Episode 9: Brad Shepik
Talking about Studying with Ralph Towner, working with jazz guitar history, incorporating Balkan music, composing process. Music Heard in this...
Episode 8: Nir Felder
Talking about rock and jazz roots, Stevie Ray Vaughn, composing process, finding one’s own identity. Plays a free improv and...
Episode 7: Elliott Sharp
Elliott Sharp discusses roots of his experimentalism, his composing for everything from orchestra to solo guitar, the Lower East Side...
Episode 6: Ben Monder
Talking about rock and jazz roots, early study, chordal fixation, work as a sideman, and composing. He plays a couple...
Episode 5: Liberty Ellman
Liberty talks about groove, playing with Henry Threadgill, his roots, and his amazing new record, coming out in August. Music...
Episode 4: Miles Okazaki
Miles plays and talks about his approach to rhythm and groove, discusses his new guitar book, reflects on alliances with...
Episode 3: Nels Cline
Nels Cline discusses past and present, formative experiences, composing practices, playing with Wilco, views on improvising, effects, and more. Audio...
Episode 2: Henry Threadgill Part Two
Henry Threadgill Interview Part 2: Henry further discusses his composing method, Beethoven and James Brown, Varese and the primacy of...
Episode 1: Henry Threadgill Part One
Henry discusses his new suite of concertos including a guitar concerto. Music Played in this Podcast Unoepic – midi file of...