Archive for December 18th, 2011

Move over, Rolling Stone!: Here are Mark Saleski’s Top 10 Guitarists

After reading Rolling Stone magazine’s list of Top 100 guitarists, I felt the need to chime in.

Harry Connick Jr. Trio – Music from 'The Happy Elf' (2011)

This plays like Vince Guaraldi for a new generation, as Harry Connick Jr. performs an all-original, Christmas-themed set that recalls the spirit of the season without falling into the cliches that often follow better known Yuletide classics.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Kid Charlemagne” (1976)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Kid Charlemagne” (1976)

The first track from Steely Dan’s ‘The Royal Scam’ features jazz changes over a chugging funk-disco groove. It’s famous for something else, however.