Campilongo maintains a residency at Rockwood Music Hall on the Lower East Side in New York City where he plays nearly every Monday night. By the early '90s, Campilongo was taking guitar students, in addition to playing with a variety of groups in a variety of styles. Free as in no cost? His own albums have been a mix of country, blues, jazz, and rock and as a sideman he's done everything from straight blues to indie rock to avant funk with good luck finding that one. His own albums have been a mix of country, blues, jazz, and rock and as a sideman he's done everything from straight blues Preacher Boy to indie rock Cake to avant funk with Click Dark good luck finding that one. His latest album is Dream Dictionary released January 21, 2014.
Campilongo is also a published guitar teacher and contributing editor for Guitar Player Magazine. Campilongo's first instrument was purchased with Green Stamps. In addition to playing, Campilongo still teaches and is also a contributing editor for Guitar Player Magazine. Campilongo plays a Fender Custom Shop Campilongo Signature Fender Telecaster. It was produced by Anton Fier, whose resurrected Golden Palominos have also featured Campilongo. Jim Campilongo is a guitar player, pure and simple.
Orange bursts with succulent playing and juicy compositions, an ear-snagging winner in every regard. In 1990, one of those students gave him a 1959 Telecaster in exchange for some bass lessons and it quickly became Campilongo's signature. Tony Scherr Trio Should music be free? This is just a preview! They are sexy and smart and funny Are there any songs you wish you wrote? Should anyone be interested his collaboration with Click Dark good luck finding that one - erm, found it is called Presidents Breakfast and there are a couple of examples on Discogs for sale. There he formed his new Electric Trio as well as the Little Willies with Norah Jones. It is the provenance of a precious few who can so beautifully mine the harmonic depth of a Telecaster with the grace and fluid fantasy of Jim Campilongo. At 9 years of age Campilongo discovered The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix through his two sisters. Campilongo's first solo album came in 1998; the critically acclaimed Table for One.
Orange offers another vivid glimpse into the mind of an artist who paints masterpieces with the guitar. Check your expectations at the door and enjoy. When Campilongo first started releasing records, he was playing with his band the Ten Gallon Cats. During high school he regularly jammed with drummer pal Ken Owen and at 17 began performing with area bands. It is a graceful, sharp set of soft touches and hard swings. In 2002, Campilongo left San Francisco and moved to New York, where he formed his Electric Trio, which toured Europe and Scandinavia and recorded the acclaimed album American Hipson Blue Hen Records.
I've Got Blisters On My Fingers Lyrics6. The album features Chris Morrissey bass and Josh Dion drums. Notable guest artists that have joined him on stage at The Living Room include; Charlie Hunter, Steve Cardenas, Norah Jones, Adam Levy, Martha Wainwright, Chris Cheek, Leah Siegel, and Nels Cline. That same year, Campilongo was honored by Fender when their custom shop began producing a Campilongo signature Telecaster. Campilongo is joined by acoustic bassist Stephan Crump and drummer Tony Mason. The wide range of artists that Jim Campilongo has performed with speak to the rich musical style that he has developed.
I'm Helen Keller And You're A Waffle Iron Lyrics11. Check your expectations at the door and enjoy. In 2010, Campilongo released Orange, his most wide-ranging effort to date. Jim Campilongo - Orange - 2009 - Blue Hen Records Jim Campilongo was born and raised in San Francisco and began playing guitar in the mid-'70s, buying his first guitar with Green Stamps. Campilongo started his recording career in San Francisco in 1996 with Jim Campilongo and the 10 Gallon Cats. Orange, out now on Blue Hen Records, is a collection of borderless music. How has digital affected your career? When You Wish Upon A Star LyricsJim Campilongo Lyrics provided by SongLyrics.
But to expect his own albums to sound like would be ignoring his 20-plus-year career as a guitar player. Anyone even vaguely interested in Telecaster playing should be checking this guy out. Stardust, Sleepwalk and the Monday Night Football Theme What is your dream show lineup? But to expect his own albums to sound like Norah Jones would be ignoring his 20-plus-year career as a guitar player. Because You Like Trombone Lyrics7. His first teacher exposed him to a wide variety of music, but it was hearing Roy Buchanan that convinced him to make a living as a guitarist. His neat meshing of rock, blues, jazz, and whatever-the-hell-works is invigorating and his ability to pattern his playing with bits and pieces of devastating light and idiosyncratic darkness is astonishing.
One of Campilongo's greatest influences at the time was Roy Buchanan whom he saw at least 20 or 30 times in the Bay area. Almost any musical genre or sub-genre can describe his playing style. Trying to peg him in a genre is a little like trying to catch a wild rabbit with your bare hands — if you do actually pull it off, you kinda feel bad about it and just let the little fucker go. It was like it told me to get serious. The unusual thing is — I use no effects Were there any happy accidents while in the studio, or did everything go as planned? In 2003 Campilongo formed the group The Little Willies with Norah Jones, Richard Julian, Lee Alexander, and Dan Rieser.
Awful Pretty, Pretty Awful Lyrics14. In early 2014, he released Dream Dictionary with his new trio of Chris Morrisey bass and Josh Dion drums. Most of his original music is instrumental, although he has featured the singers Norah Jones and Martha Wainwright on his last two releases, and he is a member of The Little Willies, which also includes Jones. One can imagine Campilongo stringing this groovy piece together on stage behind one of those chain link fences. Get the embed code Jim Campilongo - Orange Album Lyrics1. .
Sophia Loren, Muhammad Ali, Brigitte Bardot, Vincent Price, Abraham Lincoln, Rodney Dangerfield, Edie Sedgwick and Abel Ferrara What makes your fans unique? Since 2005, Campilongo's Electric Trio has had a Monday night residency at New York's Living Room, where he as been joined on-stage by the likes of Charlie Hunter, Norah Jones, Martha Wainwright, and Nels Cline. The album is produced by Andy Tommasi. Orange copes with what can probably best be described as a tight, coarse little bit of roadhouse music. The stunning Leah Siegel provides vocals and guitar on two tracks. After a live recording in 2000,Campilongo left San Francisco for New York City in 2002. Did fans help you fund this project? Orange proves to be almost as far-reaching as his résumé might indicate.