This episode features different guitar tones and sounds to demonstrate how they can affect the overall attitude and message of the melody or the whole song.
Hear Lou play a live solo from his last concert at the Dizzy Gillespie Theater along with other originals and standards.
The acoustic guitar sound is also used to hear the great contrast of tone.
This latest podcast brings out Lou's "Les Paul" roots in a few American standards.
An original piece, "Perseguidor de Suenos" uses a waltz or triplet feeling against a samba groove on top of a Spanish inspired melody!
The idea of simple and beautiful Melodies are also explored along with a "live" version of a classic.
The basics of arranging music for a recording session are explored as Lou plays a new take on Stella.
The big band is back in this episode with a rousing Trumpet section, not to mention the Trombones, Saxes and Rhythm section!
An acoustic guitar tone is featured on the pensive "Mountain Stream".
The Quartet is also highlighted in this recording from our concert last year at the Dizzy Gillespie Theater. A new take on a classic.
Listen to multiple guitars respond and "play off" each other in the first segment with "But Not Really For Me".
Hear an arrangement written for a full orchestra, but played with different guitar sounds and tones to simulate the different instrument parts.
Also featured in this episode is a little story about Lou's sessions for the great Miles Davis and "guitar sounds".
And a live performance with the Quartet and Green Dolphin Street.
Get an up-close view of jazz guitar duo playing a fresh take on a few of Lou's original tunes and the trio live with a different interpretation of "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic".
Also in this Episode is a little story of Lou's meeting and playing with George Benson for the first time.