Adam Lomeo

Great Musician of the Week

Posted on July 14th, 2013 by adaml

Gene Bertoncini:¬†I’ve been hanging out with Gene a lot lately, and its been so great for me to re-connect with this true master of the guitar. I really can’t say enough about Gene as a player, arranger, teacher, and just all around great person. Although Gene is widely regarded as one of the very top nylon-string jazz guitarists of all time, part of me wishes that Gene’s playing and approach to the music could reach an even wider audience. I cannot think of another guitarist who has played with both Benny Goodman and Wayne Shorter!

I’d also like to share that Gene’s new album, Reunion, is simply outstanding. Joined by ¬†Michael Moore, Mike Mainieri, and Joe Corsello Gene plays some lines and ideas that are unbelievably fresh and the blend of the guitar and vibes is really a treasure.

Adam with Gene Bertoncini
Sitting in with Gene Bertoncini at Ryan's Daughter

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