New York City-based guitarist, composer and educator Alex Wintz, who performs regularly with Etienne Charles and Creole Soul, Ben Williams and Sound Effect, and Peter and Will Anderson, recently released LifeCycle, his debut recording on Charles’ Culture Shock imprint. Wintz is celebrating this milestone with a CD Release tour thatContinue Reading

The Denison University Department of Music proudly hosts the longest continually running Jazz Guitar Festival in the United States. Founded in 1997 by Tom Carroll, jazz guitarist and recently retired coordinator of Jazz Studies at Denison, this weekend’s 21st Annual Denison Jazz Guitar Festival will bring together guitar greats fromContinue Reading

The Cincinnati-based duo of guitarist Brad Myers and double bassist Michael Sharfe recently released a new album entitled Sanguinaria (Hopefulsongs) on Colloquy Records. While also entailing the talents of other Cincinnati musicians for the project, the album features high-level interplay of guitar and bass front and center on a finely-tunedContinue Reading