Weekend, Aug 8-9, 2020 – CGT’s Elegy, CD of the Month

California Guitar Trios CD of the Month, Dave Bessell Interview, Remembering Alan Parker This Weekend on Echoes.

This weekend on Echoes, acoustic bliss and electronic darkness with the California Guitar Trio and Dave Bessell.

Weekend listeners will eperience the August CD of the Month, Elegy, by the California Guitar Trio. During their last tour before pandemic, they recorded an album’s-worth of songs that explore their virtuosity and intricacy.John Diliberto calls it “One of their best albums….a set of pristinely crafted instrumentals. .Read his complete review here.

Weekend listeners may also hear Dave Bessell talking about his dark electronics. He is a member of the electronic group Node with producer Flood, and collaborates with the Greek electronic artist, Parallel Worlds. He has a new solo album, Reality Engine. John Diliberto gets real with Dave Bessell on Echoes.

We also remember Alan Parker, the English film director who passed on July 31st. We’ll hear music from score to the movies Midnight Express, Birdy and The Wall.