New Year’s at New Deal features 18-year-old bluesman

New Year’s at New Deal features 18-year-old bluesman
He says he started out as a jazz guitar major but is switching to a classical guitar while continuing to study jazz. “It’s so completely different I think it’s a lot harder,” he says about the demands of playing solo on classical guitar. “It’s more …
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Guitarist Koch’s music scene includes lesson at Wauwatosa school
The sound of a rock guitar echoes through the hallways of St. Jude The Apostle school as Greg Koch plays Hendrix, Clapton, Queen, B.B. King and other guitar greats. As he plays, the middle school students sit around Koch, a participant on this Monday …
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Alabama Loud and Proud
As a teenager, Bains played guitar with the church band. This church’s looser approach to music made a big impression on him. “You’re not reading out of a hymnal and singing these exact notes in time with everybody else,” he remembers. “If you didn’t …
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