For some reason (could it be the name?) American guitarist John Abercrombie has never really received the same kind of attention as his contemporaries John Scofield, Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell and Mike Stern. 575 more words
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In recognition of guitarist John Abercrombie’s 71st birthday, here’s an early edit of an interview that I conducted with him in 2012 for a Jazziz… 3,542 more words
Owner Joel Giberovitch was reflecting the other day on the 20th anniversary of his intimate downtown club, Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill on Mackay St. 699 more words
The man Upstairs (Joel Giberovitch interviewed, on the eve of his Montreal jazz club's 20th anniversary)
Beginning this Thursday, Montreal’s Upstairs Jazz Bar and Grill marks its 20th anniversary with 11 nights of high-level gigs that will showcase visiting American greats such as John Abercrombie, Jim Black, Houston Person and Edmar Casteneda as well as Montrealers Oliver Jones, Ranee Lee and Jean-Michel Pilc. 1,845 more words
Starting the week is always a hard thing to do – why not doing it slowly and wonderfully?
Bass – Eddie Gomez Drums – Gene Jackson Guitar – John Abercrombie… 13 more words