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"Good improvisation communicates harmonic progression melodically. Effective melodies manipulate harmonic content through the use of guide tones and preparatory gravity notes, masterfully woven in systematic tension, release, and transparent harmonic definition."
Video treats from one of the planet's most amazing jazz mandolinists, Austin Texas stalwart, Paul Glasse. The first is a rare opportunity to witness a spontaneous personal demonstration of his new signature model Arrow mandola close up built by world class luthier Paul Lestock. This gem sounds as good as it looks:
Rumors, mind you, only rumors, but we've heard in addition to a new CD project in the works, his previous timeless treasure CD projects are about to become widely available again. We'll keep you posted...
Will Patton and Paul Glasse at the 2007 Summer NAMM show in Austin, Tx