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Michael Crutcher
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Influenced by Bill Evans, classically trained guitarist Ralph Towner chose not to use amplification in favor of natural acoustic sound.
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The myth of St. Reagan vs. everything that President Obama has accomplished thus far...
If Republicans want to keep trying to slam President Obama on these issues, then it's time they denounce their love for Ronald Reagan.
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Another smoking All-Star session featuring Lester Young.
Video: This performance of "Jammin' the Blues" is from a film of the same name.
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Show this to your Conservative friend who disrespect the very office of President of the United States...
Conservatives are going insane about Obama saying recent actions are beneath the dignity of the office of the President of the USA. Really?
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A visitation from Johnny Shines is all it takes conjure up Robert Johnson's spirit with a performance of his famous song about Chicago.

Shines playing does a great justice to the memory of his friend and mentor with this amazing stylistically accurate rendition.
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Jimmy Page always had his finger on the musical pulse...
 
Jimmy Page on alleged band One Direction - "Not my cup of tea".

#jimmypage   #onedirection   #realmusic   #allegedmusic   #tea  
One Direction have a legion of loyal followers across the globe but it seems rock royalty Jimmy Page isn't one of them.
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John Lee Hooker appears at the All Our Colors Benefit Concert in 1992 along side his good friend and slide guitarist Ry Cooder.

Singing his commiserating "Serves Me Right To Suffer" Hooker demands the audience applaud following Ry's solo.
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He was a celebrated flamenco guitar maestro whose music would grow to transcend the genre.

Over the course of his career, beginning when he was just 11, he played with various musicians from many different backgrounds.

One of Spain's most revered flamenco guitarists, de Lucia passed away in Mexico on February 26, 2014.
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Even some of the old white guys see what's being inflicted on this president. I mean, Merle Haggard has always had some special insight on the world, but good to see that his sense of right and wrong is still intact. 
 
After being honored at the White House for his lifetime achievements in the performing arts and outstanding contributions to American culture, Merle Haggard is forming an opinion about President Barack Obama based on character, not political agenda. The 77-year-old country legend, who's actually visited the White House as a guest of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan in years past, made an appearance in Washington D.C. for the 33rd Annual Kennedy Ce...
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Bill O'Reilly's been deceiving viewers for years about his supposed experience as a war correspondent.

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Miles teaches us all...
 
Bithes Brew performers: Miles Davis - Trumpet, Wayne Shorter- Saxophones; Chick Corea - Fender Rhodes, Dave Holland - Double Bass and Jack DeJohnette - Drums.
Recorded live at the Tivoli Konsertsal, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 4, 1969
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Saugus, MA - Sandwich, MA - Boston, MA - Tewksbury, MA - Fitchburg, MA
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Music is a lifelong pursuit. The studying and practicing never really end, as long as you remain interested. I continue to study music and technique, as well as learning from teaching students, reinforcing basic skills and concepts in music. I love the challenge of improving myself while continuing study and research of music and the great artists of the past and present, in order to help train the great artists of the future.
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A brief look at Mike Crutcher's career will show that he is a quintessential guitarist and teacher. Unmatched and in a league of his own, his twenty+ year career includes training at : Berklee College of Music and UMass. Lowell, as well as with performing with diverse artists such as Soul City, Dave Anthony Orchestra, The Mike Fritz Band, The Times, Soul Inspiration, Gary And The Gang, and his own project Trick Bag, performing anything from bebop jazz, swing, etc. He currently performs regularly with funk band Mojo Mambo.

"A great teacher is one who realizes that he himself is also a student and whose goal is not dictate the answers, but to stimulate his students creativity enough so that they go out and find the answers themselves." - Herbie Hancock
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Released a self-produced CD, entitled "Hip Shot", with my own band, Trick Bag: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/trickbag. We also shared the stage with the Neville Bros. in 2008 at the Lowell Summer Music Series, as well as headlining at the 2011 Salem Jazz & Soul Festival.
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Guitar, vocals, arrangements, music transcription, band management
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    Musician, 2000 - present
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