This is episode 3 of this podcast series titled “Guitar Impression” by Alan Imberg. The podcast consists of Ambient music that is devotional in intent and recorded live (1 take improvisational performance based on a strategy and includes "flubs", unintended pops, AND music). This particular episode is titled “Conversations”.
The episode title, this time around, is more in reference to the applied strategy where I utilized two loopers (long duration delay units) whereby a musical phrase would be recorded into the looper in real time, then I'd react to it with another phrase in the 2nd looper, and so on.
In addition to showcasing the music of Alan Imberg, the motivation for doing this podcast is to spotlight various charities and causes in the hopes of inspiring someone to donate money and/or time to the spotlighted charity/cause. For this episode, the spotlighted cause is Autism Speaks (http://www.autismspeaks.org)
Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright, grandparents of a child with autism. Since then, Autism Speaks has grown into the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.Additionally, I'd like to make a plug for the book "How Our Children with Autism Raised Us as Parents: The Ninety-Nine Jobs Needed to Raise Kids with Autism" by Sandy Hallett and Nikki Wisor. Its a heartwarming and funny book about the challenges (and rewards) of being a parent of children with Autism. Its available at Amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com/How-Children-Autism-Raised-Parents/dp/1434995143)
Please consider donating any amount of money or time to Autism Speaks and pick up a copy of the book.
For more information about Alan Imberg and his CD’s for sale, please visit www.alanimberg.com