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Preston Reed : Metal

© Preston Reed 2002

One of the most unique and challenging guitar albums EVER. Reed runs the gamut of orchestral and multi-textural jazz to bluegrass and down-and-dirty funk, it will slip into your heart after one listen.

Drawing on blues, rock, funk and jazz influences among others, Reed weaves and melds genres, rhythms and textures to produce a signature sound that has been likened by critics to Jimi Hendrix for its emotional power and stylistic creativity. Reeds vast range of explosively original music will forever change your expectation of a guitarist. Reed attacks the entire instrument in a never-ending search for the orchestra he knows is lurking inside. His two hands racing up and down the fretboard in a storm of tappings, slappings and hammerings to create a rock/jazz rhythm section, melody line and chordal accompaniment simultaneously. He riffs with the conviction and guts of a rock band, yet plays with the subtlety of that most delicate of jazz pianists, Bill Evans. There are no fancy gadgets or gimmicky FX - just 6 strings (or occasionally 12), two hands and a daring and innovative musical imagination that crosses all boundaries.

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Other CDs by Preston Reed

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Tractor Pull
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Love In The Old Country
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First Summer Without You

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Preston Reed : Handwritten Notes

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Drawing on blues, rock, funk and jazz influences among others, Reed weaves and melds genres, rhythms and textures to produce a signature sound that has been likened by critics to Jimi Hendrix for its emotional power and stylistic creativity. Reeds vast range of explosively original music will forever change your expectation of a guitarist.

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Street Beat
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Sultry Wes
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Spirit

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Preston Reed : Spirit

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Preston Reed built his reputation over the last three decades playing acoustic, finger-style guitar. Now, Preston plugs in to bring you an album brimming over with deeply intimate and refreshingly honest jazz compositions that will stay with you forever.

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Woman In The Tower
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Twang Thang
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Halfway Home

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Preston Reed : History of Now

Solo Acoustic Guitar

History Of Now is the first new recording in five years from the highly innovative and individual guitarist Preston Reed. A collection of new compositions written since 2000, along with some old favourites that may not have been available before.

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Ladies Night
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Mermaid Eyes
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Running

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Preston Reed : Ladies Night

Solo Acoustic Guitar

A record exploding with Preston Reeds musical and guitaristic extreems, from Jazz to Rock to Funk to the most sensuous ballads, it's all here on this album along with three never before heard tracks from the origional sessions.

 
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