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Anthony Wilson: Frogtown

Anthony Wilson’s Frogtown, dusted with rootsy Americana, is like strong coffee with cream and sugar-a bracing mixture of bitter and sweet. This collection of 13 tracks, almost all composed by Wilson, also explores fresh performance territory, as a half-dozen of these tunes showcase the guitarist singing his own lyrics. Wilson’s voice is gritty but tender, … Read More “Anthony Wilson: Frogtown”

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Anthony Wilson: Seasons: Live At the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Seasons is best approached as a DVD release with bonus audio CD, not vice versa. The April 2011 performance features four guitarists (Anthony Wilson, Steve Cardenas, Julian Lage and Chico Pinheiro) on gorgeous, custom acoustic archtop guitars built by luthier John Monteleone. (The instruments were on display in the Met’s “Guitar Heroes” exhibit earlier this … Read More “Anthony Wilson: Seasons: Live At the Metropolitan Museum of Art”

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Anthony Wilson: Campo Belo

With eight CDs to his name as a leader and numerous recording credits as a sideman to the likes of Diana Krall, Michael Bublé, Barbra Streisand and Chris Botti, guitarist-composer Anthony Wilson can be acknowledged as a seasoned vet. And while he’s had his triumphs in the past with organ trios, nonets, tentets and guitar … Read More “Anthony Wilson: Campo Belo”

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