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Sunday Morning Music — Jazz Guitar

Sunday morning to us means, sleeping in a little, reading the paper with coffee and breakfast and some relaxing music lightly sketching what the day holds. Some of our favorites are John Coltrane Live At Birdland or his recording with Milt Jackson, Bags And Trane. Here’s “Stairway To The Stars”:

Sometimes Wes Montgomery fits the bill well too. Jazz guitar seems to have an instinctive knack for clearing the cobwebs, being mellow enough to let the first of your daily caffeine take hold and keep the morning rolling in the relaxing manner that is unique to a typical Sunday morning. Here’s an example with Wes Montgomery’s “Twisted Blues” from 1965:

or Django Reinhardt’s “Swing”:

As your caffeine starts kicing in, you may enjoy a bit more awareness and may enjoy this from Paco DeLucia and Larry Coryell. I first became aware of this song on the jazz guitar classic album, Friday Night In San Francisco, recorded by Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin and Paco de Lucía. This is the opening track from that album, “Mediterranean Sundance”:

And here’s Pat Metheny covering Norah Jones’ song, “Don’t Know Why”:

We certainly hope that you enjoy your Sunday.


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