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I'm looking for some mellow stuff. Jazz, Blues, that kind of thing. Any recommendations?
OK, going possibly out of your "box", how about some Italian baroque? I can recommend without hesitation anything and everything by Corelli, especially his string sonata Opus 5.Smurf said:I'm looking for some mellow stuff. Jazz, Blues, that kind of thing. Any recommendations?
I think his very first album Six and Twelve String Guitar with the armadillo on the jacket qualifies as "great". I was there, so to speak, when it came out, and people were reccomending it and passing it around exitedly all over the place. It was an original, stunning sound, and accessible to anyone who likes music.Chi Meson said:While on the subject of NPR segues, another musician that I like (not Jazz) that regularly appears "between stories" is Leo Kottke. I'm not sure if any single album is "great"...
Yeah, the Windham Hill Label is excellent to have as soothing background music (the Winter Solstice moreso than the Summer which is a little faster tempo-wise). I have the sixth edition of the Winter Solstice series, and it can be listened to anytime of the year.Astronuc said:Just about anything on the Windham Hill Label - guitarists Will Ackerman and Michael Hedges, and pianist George Winston and Liz Story, and many others play some soft jazz and new age music.
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recently I've bee listening to Jelly Roll Morton's (prominent Jazz pianist back in his days) music, if you're searching for a sample, try listening to The CraveI'm looking for some mellow stuff. Jazz, Blues, that kind of thing. Any recommendations?