Saturday, June 07, 2014

Summer Steel Guitar

In addition to the ambient/ textural steel guitar music I shared in my previous post, I have also been using my newly-discovered G6#11 six-string tuning to work out some more traditional steel guitar songs. This first piece is an original instrumental in the western swing style:

And here,  just in time, perhaps, for summer weather, is a version of the Hawaiian classic "Sand." :

Both of these songs will likely show up in new arrangements, with the western swing band I am part  of, Big Hat, No Cattle:

Big Hat, No Cattle.