Jazz Guitar Duos: Top-5 Guitar-Bass Albums

Jazz Guitar Duos: Top-5 Guitar-Bass Albums

Jazz guitar duos with a bass. No drums. No piano. No brass. No anything else. This is probably the simplest combination you can get in Jazz Guitar. This minimalistic setting helped creating some of the most sensitive and intimate jazz records ever. Ed Bickert & Don Thompson: At the Garden Party (1979) This Ed Bickert and Don Thompson album has of one of the warmest guitar sound … [Click Here to Read more]

Jim Hall Untold

Jim Hall Untold

Jim Hall was arguably the most musical jazz guitarist of 20th century. His playing was at once grounded in tradition, and forward thinking. And that, even though jazz was still a young art form when he first picked up a guitar. He developed a style that was devoid of clichés and rich in musicality rather than mere guitar pyrotechnics. A true member of any ensemble, … [Click Here to Read more]

Jim Hall’s Top-5 Jazz Guitar Albums

Jim Hall’s Top-5 Jazz Guitar Albums

All Across The City While it goes without saying that Jim Hall’s recorded output is almost perfectly curated, obviously some gems shine brighter than others. This outing from 1989 was my entry point into everything elsehe ever did as I worked back from 1989 and continued to keep up with most of his work into the 90s. AATC was beautifully recorded (I have or had it … [Click Here to Read more]