“Bollenback is a monster who’s worth a listen.” – Downbeat Magazine
“John Hart, his guitar is lush with emotion.” – All Music Guide
Acclaimed Jazz guitarists John Hart and Paul Bollenback bring their musical mastery and compositional skills to this brilliant live concert Arkadia DVD, “Dueling Guitars 1: Paul Bollenback and John Hart”. As much a dance as a duel, this DVD serves the Jazz community well, with two masters of the 6-string having an intimate guitar conversation.
Witness their fingers bend the strings, their picks pluck and strum the notes as their melodious (harmonious) minds create fascinating and original music. Whether it’s a Jazz standard, original compositions, or a Stevie Wonder tune, these guitar gurus play their hearts out, entertain the crowd, and warm the stage and your living room in Arkadia DVD’s unforgettable new Series of Masterful and Inspired Guitar Duets.
About John Hart:
The acclaimed John Hart has recorded for the Blue Note and Concord labels and played with pioneers such as Jimmy Smith, Jon Hendricks, Chris Potter, and Randy Brecker. A member of the famed Apollo Theater’s house band, Harts’ music has been featured in various TV shows such as “Sex and The City”.
About Paul Bollenback:
Paul Bollenback has played on “The Tonight Show”, “Good Morning America”, and “The Today Show”, pleased audiences at New York’s Blue Note and Moscow’s Le Club, and worked with legends such as Stanley Turrentine and Herb Ellis. Paul’s accolades include D.C. Musician of the Year, a grant from the NEA, and a SESAC award for a composition he wrote for Joey Defrancesco.
A spectacular feast for the eyes and ears, this Jazz concert performance was recorded in Dolby Digital 5.1 and Stereo Audio, and painstakingly edited to not only visually enhance the music, but to intrigue and enthrall viewers looking for an experience kind to the ears, and stimulating for the Jazz novice and aficionado alike.
In Jazz, every performance is a unique snowflake, never to be precisely recreated. But this Arkadia-produced DVD, “Dueling Guitar 1: Paul Bollenback and John Hart”, filmed in High Definition, defies the laws of nature, capturing this once-in-a-lifetime live performance to be enjoyed again and again.
- Alone Together
- Scenes From A Song
- I Mean You
- Reflections of Jaco
- From This Moment On
- Double Gemini
- But Not For Me
- Trio (Duo) Slant
DVD Bonus Features:
- Bonus Performance Video: “You Must Believe in Spring”
- John Hart Biography
- Paul Bollenback Biography
- John Hart Interview
- Paul Bollenback Interview
- Instant Access to Songs and Solos
- Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Stereo Audio
- Digitally Mastered Audio and Video
- DVD Recommendations
DVD Length: 78 minutes, plus 40 minutes of Bonus Features