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June 15, 2011 | Just A Little Lovin; The Wayfaring Strangers

JohnMcGann.jpgThe octave mandolin functions well as a comping instrument in jazz, and superbly in the hands of JazzMando fave John McGann, as a soloing one. Berklee's prestigious frets professor is a member of "The Wayfaring Strangers," a magnificent American roots ensemble of faculty and many of the school's alums. We ran across this dandy high def video recording of a WCPN radio performance in Cleveland, Ohio on May of this year, a unique interpretation of the Ray Charles classic, "Just a Little Lovin'." Nice to see sing singer Tracy Bonham back with the Strangers again, too.

Great stuff!

Video link: Just A Little Lovin; The Wayfaring Strangers

Visit John's website: John McGann

Posted by Ted at June 15, 2011 4:56 AM


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