The Canadian singer Coeur de Pirate (pirate heart) has sung the song Umbrella together with Julien Doré in thr French TV Show Taratata. This is a great example of a song that is accompanied by just a ukulele. Coeur De Pirate & Julien Doré “Umbrella” // “Pour Un Infidèle” (Live On Taratata Juin 2009) Les [...]
Mickey Baker, who was an influential guitarist, has died at the age of 87 in France. He has played in many recordings and influenced many younger guitarists. He has also published some widely used instruction books for jazz guitar: Mickey Baker’s Complete Course in Jazz Guitar: Book 1 (Ashley Publications) Mickey Baker’s Complete Course in [...]
The Mandolin Methods by Gabriele Leone, Giovanni Fouchetti and Pietro Denis (18th century) – Now available as download!
Three mandolin methods from the 18th century, the methods by Gabriele Leone, Giovanni Fouchetti and Pietro Denis are now available at musicaneo.com. The printed edition by Edition Minkoff is no more available as the Minkoff company has ceised in 2010. Those methods can be used to study the mandolin technique used in the 18th century [...]
I am working in my google map for mandolin orchestras in France and yesterday I have discovered some videos by the group named Mandolin’ Variation. The videos were made from the christmas concert in 2009. The first video that I have found was this: Gavotte by F. J. Gossec Mandolin’ Variation , gavotte de F. [...]