Tag John Schneider

New Releases: MicroFest, Kjeldsberg, Rinehart, Liberzon

This month has many exciting new releases by some of my favourite artists. In particular, Grammy award winning guitarist and producer John Schneider from MicroFest Records let me know about two new releases from his label. The music of Alex…

John Schnieder – Interview and Performance on Microtonal Guitar

The amazing John Schneider discusses microtonal music and the experimental 1976 Daniel Friederich meantone guitar with David Collett, president of Guitar Salon International. Part 1 of 3, with performances by Mak Grgic. Recorded at the Guitar Salon International showroom in…

Hotlink: John Schneider 13 Questions [via Prepared Guitar]

A nice article/interview via Prepared Guitar with the fantastic guitarist John Schneider. Schneider is well known for his work with just-intonation and micro-tonality as well as his performances of Lou Harrison, John Cage, and Harry Partch. Schneider has been hailed as…

The Contemporary Guitar by John Schneider

The Contemporary Guitar by John Schneider Revised and Enlarged Edition (August 20, 2015) Paperback, Hardcover, or eBook: 360 pages Language: English Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 20, 2015) Look Inside the Book or Buy: The Contemporary Guitar (Amazon.com) The…

The Wayward Trail by Elliot Simpson

The Wayward Trail Elliot Simpson, Just Intonation Guitar MicroFest Records 2015 Executive Producer: John Schneider Buy or listen to Samples on Amazon or SoundCloud The last two album reviews featuring just intonation were John Schneider’s Harry Partch and Ben Johnston…

Harry Partch – Plectra and Percussion Dances

Harry Partch: Plectra and Percussion Dances Music of Harry Partch, Vol. 2 Bridge Records, 2014 Listen to samples or buy on Amazon: Harry Partch: Plectra and Percussion Dances A big congratulations to John Schneider and the Partch ensemble for their…

Promo for Microtonal Guitar Duo Album

Microtonal Guitar Duo with Tolgahan Çoğulu & Sinan Cem Eroğlu just released this video as a promo for their new album. Microtonality has been around for ages, even on guitar but its nice to see a young duo so interested in it. Works…

Ben Johnston: Ruminations (with John Schneider)

Microfest Records, 2014 Produced by John Schneider Album Notes via Microfest Buy or listen to samples via Amazon: Ben Johnston: Ruminations I was very excited to receive this new release filled with excellent performances and the intriguing music of Ben Johnston. Guitarist…