Category: Lap Steel

Mike Neer’s blog another huge resource for lap steel players

Mike Neer released an album last year called ‘Steelonious‘ – a bunch of Thelonious Monk tunes arranged for lap steel. I think it’s one of my favourite steel guitar albums ever. Great band and great steel playing!   These are

Tagged with:

ILapsteel – Jazz arrangements for lap steel guitar

This guy, Bilal Khalif ¬†is writing some really great blog posts on getting complex chord changes out of the lap steel. He’s been tackling a bunch of jazz standards and working out how to play the melodies and chords.. Basic

Tagged with:

Brilliant Light Reviews

Thanks to Peter Churchill from Americana UK! “a finely balanced body of work that is a credit to Danny, producer Chris Clarke and all the many who have contributed to this terrific example of collaborative working at its best.” http://americana-uk.com/danny-the-champions-of-the-world-brilliant-light-loose-music-2017

Tagged with:

Ebow

I bought an ebow recently, what brilliant¬†things they are! Using the little Rickenbacher lap steel   I’ve been having a great time recording ambient, sustained, I dont know how to describe them, ‘ebowey’ tunes!

Session for Lars Kolberg’s album

Had a great weekend putting down some pedal and lap steel parts on Lars Kolberg’s great sounding new album. It’s essentially a country album, but Chris Clarke from Reservoir Studios is taking it in some interesting directions. Western Swing, Johnny

Top