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My Favorite Album with Jeremy Dylan

Nov 28, 2014

Jazz fiends and guitar nerds will get an extra buzz from this week's episode, featuring singer/songwriter and dexterous axe-man Zane Carney, who you might know from his solo work, his band Carney or him touring as part of John Mayer's band for the past few years. Zane and host Jeremy Dylan break apart of the classic 1965 live album from jazz guitar god Wes Montgomery "Smokin' at the Half Note".

Along the way, they talk about how playing jazz can influence playing pop, extended harmony, the chemistry between Wes and the Wynton Kelly Trio, sleeping with your favorite musicians and Zane explains and demonstrates why Montgomery's guitar style was so unique.

My Favorite Album is a podcast unpacking the great works of pop music. Each episode features a different songwriter or musician discussing their favorite album of all time - their history with it, the making of the album, individual songs and the album’s influence on their own music.

Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker from Sydney, Australia who has worked in the music industry since 2007. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the feature film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins, in addition to many commercials and music videos.

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