Robbie Basho (1940-86), who died young after a stroke, never got his due in the culture at large, but steel-string...
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Robbie Basho (1940-86), who died young after a stroke, never got his due in the culture at large, but steel-string guitar enthusiasts have known for decades that he was one of the greats of "American Primitive." Technically adept and compositionally imaginative, fusing the music of many cultures into a mesmerizing solo style, he has been an inspiration for many; his music has generated a surge of interest in recent years. This 1982 concert was part of a four-show Italian tour. It took place at the 18th-century Palazzo Gaddi that housed the local music high school and was mostly used for classical concerts, in an intimate space co-organizer Mario Calvitti (whose memories of the events surrounding this concert make up the bulk of the liner notes) says Basho called "one lovely little room where I could play all night." Only previously released incompletely as a download, this show can now be heard in its full glory.
LP A1. Redwood Ramble A2. Song of the Stallion A3. The Grail and the Lotus A4. German Chocolate Cake A5. Interlude B1. Cathedral et Fleur de Lis B2. Pavan India B3. California Raga
CD 1. Redwood Ramble 2. Song of the Stallion 3. The Grail and the Lotus 4. Interlude 5. German Chocolate Cake 6. Interlude 2 7. Cathedral et Fleur de Lis 8. Pavan India 9. Interlude 3 10. Clair de Lune (for Twelve-String) 11. California Raga