Smooth bossa nova like mood. It’s not really a traditional bossa nova rhythm, but the ambience remind the coolness of the Brazilian style. I wrote this song in 1991, and I never played it with anyone. It was just a chart slipping in a folder. I also had a basic MIDI file of the arrangement, and that was it. Finally, it was time to make the song alive. I enjoyed pretty much recording it using all my different guitars and the lovely Latin rhythm EZdrummer plugin. I used six different guitars for the recording. I always use many different instrument [More]
The more I play it, the Harley Benton custom line Nashville nylon guitar is becoming one of my favorite guitars. Originally, I bought it because it was extremely cheap, and I wanted to have a nylon guitar to play some chords a work my finger-picking technique. As time goes by, I’m using it more and more regularly. It fits my style much more than I thought. “Quai Des Brunes” is an old song of mine that I used in the new Harley Benton review video I recently published. In that video, I played a basic version of it. Featuring only [More]
This piece was composed for the demo of the Harley Benton Custom Line Nashville String Nylon. You can read the article on this guitar by following this link. The video includes an introduction that explains the reasons for my purchase, before interpreting the song. This piece is a slow funk at 100 BPM. It consists of a relatively simple orchestration. I wanted to avoid a large arrangement for you to hear the sound of the guitar clearly. Furthermore the bass part, guitar and drums, I made some overdubs using my You Rock Guitar guitar Midi controller. I also added some [More]