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A Handful Of Riffs - Eddie Lang And Lonnie Johnson (2) - Blue Guitars (Vinyl, LP)

9 comments on “ A Handful Of Riffs - Eddie Lang And Lonnie Johnson (2) - Blue Guitars (Vinyl, LP)

  1. Grojin
    Jan 29,  · In , Lonnie, who had previously recorded many solo pieces on string acoustic guitar, teamed up with jazz guitarist Eddie Lang, and the two—with Lang using the pseudonym Blind Willie Dunn—recorded a wide range of incredible instrumental duets such as “Hot Fingers,” “Guitar Blues,” “A Handful of Riffs” and many others.
  2. Dozahn
    Lonnie Johnson on the other hand was well known for blues, but excelled in jazz, and especially chord composition, creating a vocabulary nobody but perhaps his partner Eddie Lang and (much later) Wes Montgomery would master. Chet Atkins may well be Johnson's only contemporary in the history of overall guitar mastery. Not to take away from Eddie.
  3. Feshakar
    Two virtuoso guitarists are featured alone, together and with a small cast of supporting players on the BGO double-album reissue compilation Blue Guitars, Vols. 1 & nispaiponbestbacrovorkoelectpuddiarhen.coinfoelphia native Salvatore Massara, known professionally as Eddie Lang () and New Orleans' own Alonzo Johnson, who worked under the name Lonnie Johnson () both played blues and jazz guitar about as 9/
  4. Tohn
    Eddie Lang A Handful of Riffs Default Manufacturer Eddie Lang A Handful of Riffs Arts & Entertainment lang_riffs Blue Blood Blues Bull Frog Moan Handful of Riffs Bugle Call Rag Freeze and Melt Guitars. Gypsy Jazz Guitars: Asian Made; Gypsy Jazz Guitars: European and North American;.
  5. Mikalkis
    Eddie Lang, Lonnie Johnson, guitars ; in part accompanied by Arthur Schutt, Frank Signorelli, pianos. Event notes: Recorded in New York between Apr. and May
  6. Gogami
    Almost always presented in tandem reissues with violinist Joe Venuti, early jazz guitar virtuoso Eddie Lang here receives an outstanding and well-deserved tribute: 21 chronologically arrayed classic jazz and blues recordings made between 19without a trace of Venuti but featuring a number of gifted musicians. Lang is heard by himself on "April Kisses"; accompanied by pianists Frank 10/
  7. Nishakar
    Predating both Django Reinhardt and Charlie Christian, Eddie Lang was arguably the most influential jazz guitarist of the prewar era. Before his untimely death at the age of 30, he had played and recorded with some of the biggest names of the Jazz Age including Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Bessie Smith and Lonnie Johnson.
  8. Terg
    Jun 30,  · Fantastic stuff. I hadn't heard of Eddie Lang until my brother gave me an LP of Venuti and Lang, which blew me away and put Reinhardt and Grapelli into context as well. A few years back an online freind told me about the Lang and Johnson duets and I got the BGO double-CD. Great post, as they all are. July 1, at PM.
  9. Kajilkis
    Johnson and Lang move in perfect synchronicity on “A Handful Of Riffs.” Johnson’s impressive, ever-changing improvisations are the obvious highlight, as he picks out single notes at a furious pace that redefined what jazz guitar was capable of. But Lang’s contribution should not be overlooked either.

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