Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Atma Anur: chitarepe interview

1. Atma, I would like to thank you for taking the time to answer our interview questions while busy preparing for the first European Jason Becker Festival to be held on November 13th, only a few weeks away, a performance that is set to last for no less than 6 hours! What looks like a marathon performance for any musician will be, we believe, another record-setting “Atma Anur” feat that would prove challenging to any drummers. Tickets are still available for any of you out there who are interested in witnessing this event live. (link: http://www.jasonbeckerfest.com/news/files/category-tickets.html). For more updates visit Atma’s official website (http://www.atmaanur.com/) and join the Atma Anur Facebook Fan Page (http://www.facebook.com/pages/atma-anur/101415728441).Moving on to the first question, when did first you become interested in jazz, jazz composition and performance studies?

I began playing at age 11. Soon after that, maybe about age 13, I started taking lessons with William Kessler. He is one of the legends of jazz drumming and was about 70 or so when I studied with him. He was living in NYC and had written a very important drum book called “Sensational Drum Book” with another legend of jazz drumming named Cozy Cole.

I started learning how to read and play rudiments, and I found that I really liked to study. At that time (13 or 14 years old) I was not interested in jazz, but I loved complex music, like progressive rock and the new style (at that time, 1973) called fusion.

My love for study and my desire to play well led me to want to learn to play all styles of music. This led me to more and more study, which then led me to Manhattan School of Music and Berklee College of Music. more

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Einar Grønbekk: Nardis

Bub Zulu: Neung Vinai Alive Guitar Solo

Neung Vinai Alive Guitar Solo

Fabrice Lacourt: Neung Vinai Alive GuitarSolo Competition

Neung Vinai Alive GuitarSolo Competition Entry - Fabrice Lacourt

Steve Lukather: Song for Jeff

Steve Lukather - "Song for Jeff" Live at the Agora during MusikMesse 2009 in Frankfurt. http://youtu.be/U8kyNxfeRlo... no embedding on this one, but great playing none the less.

Joe Bonamassa: Flu over... time to catch the slow train.

Joe Bonamassa-Slow Train @ The Apollo 2011

Travis Montgomery: Bastard Chain cover

LiamENGL and Travis Montgomery - Bastard Chain cover

Preston Reed: instrument landing at the fox theater

"instrument landing" preston reed @ the fox theater

Samantha Wells: Fernando Sor, Op.31, n4.

Samantha Wells performs Fernando Sor, Op.31, n4.

Eric Clapton: with Steve Winwood - Paris Bercy 2010

Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood - Paris Bercy 2010 - COCAINE

Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood - Paris Bercy 2010 - VOODOO CHILD

Nikolay Sokolov: Crazy Russian spider exercise

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Kee Marcello: assorted live appearences

Kee Marcello live @ Rockaway

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Michael Angelo Batio: MMI jams

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Michael Angelo - Andrea Gnali - Francesco Fisogni - jam live

Marcos De Ros: guests with Marcel Vandez

Marcel ´Vandez´ & Marcos De Ros (guest) - SCRATCH -

Tony Waka: Neung Vinai Alive GuitarSolo Competition

Neung Vinai Alive Guitar Solo Competition - Tony Waka

Joshua George: The Chapman Guitars "Heart of Fire"

The Chapman Guitars "Heart of Fire" Competition Entry: Joshua George

Charles Macdonald: Neung Vinai Alive Guitar Competition

Neung Vinai Alive Guitar Competition Entry - Charles Macdonald

Nicolas Waldo:Neung Vinai Alive GuitarSolo Competition

Neung Vinai Alive GuitarSolo Competition - NICOLAS WALDO www.myspace.com/nicolaswaldo

Ed DeGenaro: 57 progosaurus

57 progosaurus by Ed DeGenaro 1

John Petrucci: iguitar magazine issue 5

Dear LickLibrary Member,
Issue 5 of LickLibrary's FREE Guitar Interactive Magazine is here!
In our fifth issue Andy James meets one of his idols, Dream Theater's John Petrucci, we sit down for a chat with Judas Priest's Glenn Tipton and new boy Richie Faulkner, and we have a world exclusive of the first live session and interview from Steve Hackett's new album.
We also introduce our new Bass guitar section "The Bassment" with an interview with Megadeth bassist David Ellefson.
Gary Cooper pays tribute in his "Past Master" section to Peter Green- the finest Blues guitar player the UK has ever produced.
There's also of course a host of reviews and lessons for you to feast your eyes on!
Plus also your chance to win a fabulous Fusion gigbag in our free competition and a year's supply of Rotosound Bass strings.
We hope you enjoy our fifth issue!
View the mag here www.iguitarmag.com/issue5
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April Lawton: Breathless

Here's April's tune "Breathless" that April Lawton and Rishard Lampese recorded in Rishard's apartment that's been on the reesho.com site for a couple of years now. It was recorded sometime in 1990. The bass and drums were midied by Rishard. He takes the first guitar solo and April the second (3:03). Breathless was only one of about a dozen songs that they had planned to record together.
April Lawton- Breathless

Wilko Johnson: ex Dr. Feelgood guitar player hits the road

Following his recent TV appearance on BBC 2 Television's Later With Jools Holland, WILKO JOHNSON, the legendary former guitarist of Dr. Feelgood, is pleased to announce an April 2012 UK Tour with very special guest Virgil and the Accelerators.

Read the official press release - http://www.noblepr.co.uk/Press_Releases/wilkojohnson/uk-tour.htm
Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday October 28th. Ticket Hotline: 0844 478 0898. Book Online:www.thegigcartel.com. Fans can take advantage of a special 48 hour ticket pre-sale from 10am on Wednesday October 26th viawww.eventim.co.uk and www.ents24.com
April 2012 Tour Dates -

Buxton Pavilion Arts Centre (April 5)
Sale Waterside Arts Centre (April 6)
Clitheroe Grand (April 7)
Newbury Arlington Arts Centre (April 12)
Tavistock Wharf (April 13)
Penzance Acorn Arts Centre (April 14)
Bristol Tunnels (April 15)
Huddersfield Lawrence Batley Theatre (April 19)
Stockton ARC (April 20)
Lincoln Drill Hall (April 21)
Bury St Edmunds Apex (April 22)
Leeds Wardrobe (April 26)
Dunfermline Carnegie Theatre (April 27)
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre (April 28)
Bridport Electric Palace (April 29)
In April, Wilko will release his autobiography ‘Looking Back At Me’. Fender will issue a Wilko Johnson customised signature Fender Telecaster. Wilko will also reprise his role as The Executioner in the second series of HBO's ‘Game Of Thrones’, broadcast on Sky Atlantic. EMI will release a boxed set of three CDs and DVD in April. The CDs will include a mix of the first four Dr. Feelgood albums, along with previously unreleased material. A new Wilko Johnson studio album is also in the pipeline.

Nico Schliemann: Em7 swybryd arpeggio

Nico Schliemann - Em7 arpeggio with Hybrid-/Sweep-Picking & String skipping

Darius Wave: Neung Vinai Alive GuitarSolo Competition

My entry to Neung Vinai Alive GuitarSolo Competition. Played on Mayones Setius GTM6 with Helldunkel pickups, Buzz Feiten Tuning System and Graph-Tech bridge saddles. I always liked Vinai's style - very soulful and emotional playing.

I tried not to overload this solo with "licks and tricks" but It's always hard to find the balance between phrasing and technical stuff....especially when it is always a matter of private preferences. Vinai does it very well...hope I could get a bit close to it. Enjoy!

Neung Vinai Alive GuitarSolo Competition - Darius Wave