Tuesday, 06 November 2012 02:44

John Abercrombie: Within a Song

"Be true to yourself; be true to what it is you're hearing and feeling and try to get that to come out in your music."

- John Abercrombie

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Terje Rypdal uses a cane to climb the stairs onto the stage at Le Poisson Rouge, for a rare concert in New York City. The crowd cheers and he waves his cane in recognition. He sits down, picks up his red Fender Stratocaster, and proceeds to unleash a barrage of color.

"When I have a really good guitar sound—like in New York--it sort of opens up and there is some brightness shining and colors."

Published in Front Page Stories