The Hot Box #072 - The Guitar Files - Part 6

The exploration of the Guitar Files reaches the Letter E in the 72nd edition of The Hot Box and although few in number, guitarists in this file are very big in reputation, especially for those of us who like the straight-ahead, post bebop styles.

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Track Listing for The Hot Box #072 - The Guitar Files - Part 6

  1. Seven Come Eleven: Herb Ellis Quartet recorded at the Concord Jazz Festival 1973

  2. Red Top: Kevin Eubanks Trio recorded Live at Bradleys Bar New York 1994

  3. Dot Com Blues: Mark Elf from the album Trickynometry

  4. Trickynometry: Mark Elf as above

  5. Keep it Simple: Tommy Emmanuel from the album The Mystery

  6. Azul Serape: Ron Escheté from the album Rain or Shine

  7. June in January: Kevin Eubanks Trio (Live at Bradleys)

  8. Naima: Ron Escheté as above

  9. Concord Blues: Herb Ellis recorded at the Concord Jazz Festival 1974


Donald Helme
Author: Donald Helme
Donald presented Jazz Alley, Ireland’s number one jazz show, on RTE Lyric FM from the station’s first week on air until the end of 2015. “I am not a musician, and have never pretended to be anything other than a lifetime fan with loads of experience and hopefully, good ears.”
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