Showing posts from January, 2020

Jan. 27, 2020: "This Week in Fingerstyle!"

"This Week in Fingerstyle"  on Spotify by  Daryl Shawn ! January 27, 2020 by  Randal L Meek ""   "The most exciting playlist on Spotify" reloaded again for a great Monday morning, and the first of the new decade! "This Week in Fingerstyle" curated by Daryl Shawn ! Daryl does all the selecting of the tunes, I just make a few comments. Put your headphones on or AirPods in and disappear into these wonderful sounds as we check out what gems Daryl found for us this week! First up is "Anthem" by Jurg Kindle and Peter Lainson ! So what's better than one master guitarist? Two together of course! With Jurg in Switzerland, and Peter in Nebraska, they spanned the continent to create this poignant & emotional piece and capture something truly beautiful with wonderful guitar, a mandolin! Masterpiece! "Left Alone" is the new original by Casper Esmann . It immediately struck me as one of

Jan. 23, 2020: Release Review - Casper Esmann's "Left Alone"

“ left alone ” by  Casper Esmann 2020 So, about a year ago I really got into the fingerstyle world and have been lucky enough to get to know many of the best there are on the planet right now. There are so many "greats" right now that it is difficult to keep up with all of their work, but today I'm doing a shoutout for Casper Esmann who I consider to be one of today's absolute best! There is a brilliance to his guitar work and an emotional pull in his compositions that always brings either a smile or chills at the stunning quality of his work! (And the treble range always "glitters"!) He has a new original release out today "Left Alone" that I have featured at the top spot on all my guitar playlists: it's that good! Give "Left Alone" by Casper Esmann a listen right now and let me know what you think. Here it is at the top spot on " Acoustic Guitar Magic "! Randal L Meek