Adam Lomeo

Archive for August, 2013

Angeline the Baker

Posted on August 22nd, 2013 by adaml

I’ve been very interested in the classic fiddle tunes lately, whether they come from the “old-time” or “Irish” traditions. “Angeline the Baker” is such a beautiful and simple melody, and a great example of the pentatonic scale. I’ve mostly been working on flat-picking these tunes(others include: Black Mountain Rag, Over the Waterfall, Fisher’s Hornpipe, and […]

Great Musician of the Week

Posted on August 16th, 2013 by adaml

Greg Ward: I want to use this section of my blog not just to feature already widely celebrated players, but also people whom are truly on their way to becoming the top musicians of tomorrow. Greg Ward is an alto saxophonist, composer, and bandleader. Greg has a great progressive sound, he has rhythmic superpowers, his […]

Joa on “Desafinado”

Posted on August 15th, 2013 by adaml

I really want to share these great voicings which I’ve transcribed from Joa’s live performance of Desafinado,  and of course his singing and phrasing is in a class by itself.     In a practical sense the internet has brought us back to an earlier time when musicians learned material through the aural tradition. These […]