RGC Play List at Abilene's, August 16, 2010

What could be finer than an evening listening to guitar music? How about listening and playing, too?! That’s what takes place regularly at Abilene’s and Tango Café at the RGC monthly meetings. Monday, August 16 was no exception. We welcomed several new performers, and had enough music for a second round! Here’s what we heard and played:

Richard Taglieri, “Something Pretty for You” (Bonfield/Ebel)
♪ Ken Bonfield was July’s presenter on Finger Style Guitar Playing.
Bernie Lehmann, “All la Glory” (Robbie Robertson)
♪ On a guitar of his own making.
Von Martt, “Mark’s Garden” (original)
Ted Peck/Steve Casilio, “Jam Tune” (Inspired by YouTube)
♪ Bass guitar & electric guitar duo
Ross Bracco, “The Swan” (Camille Saint Saëns)
♪ A romantic air originally for cello
Dennis Nichols, “Company Leaves” (Kinloch Nelson)
♪ Kinloch’s student, first time player for RGC
Dave Jones, “See that Girl Sitting on a Fence” (Stefan Grossman)
♪ Another new member, obviously not from these parts!
Bill Kenny, “St. Louis Tickle” (Theron Catlan Bennett)
♪ From the St. Louis World’s Fair of 1904
John Williamson, “Elegie” (Massenet)
♪ Romantic setting for a poem by Louis Gallet
Kinloch Nelson, “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” (Bach)
Played on a baritone guitar
Mark Grover, “Ashes in the Sea” (Antoine DuFour)
♪ His familiar tapping style
Sherwin Temple, “Quiet Place” (Ralph Carmichael)
♪ His first performance for the Club

Round Two:

Mark, “Clock Shop” (Billy McLaughlin)
♪ One of Mark’s first solos for RGC
Ted & Steve, “Beula” (original, mostly!)
Ross, “The Entertainer” (Scott Joplin)
♪ He did this two years ago for RGC
Bill Kenny, “Whiskey Before Breakfast” (traditional Irish bluegrass)
Kinloch, “Dreams” (Allman Brothers)
Dave, “Lullaby for Anna” (Stefan Grossman)

—R. Taglieri

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