Gary Burton: "We had to do various takes on different tunes, and it struck me how none of his solos were alike. He was constantly inventive but without a need to show off. His way of proving himself is not by being flashy, but by discovering the meaning in the music."
Herbie Hancock: "Julian, you play with heart, mind, and soul. Where’d you find all this so early in life?"
Béla Fleck: “I really enjoy watching Julian develop as a musician…. He is one of the special ones!”
David Grisman: "I was amazed by the depth of his playing, he’s a real improviser who just goes with the flow. He’s not about anything other than making a beautiful musical statement.”
Martin Taylor: “My favorite guitar player!”Julian Lage looks at his future from the front rank of performers of his generation – a composer, arranger and guitarist, who delights and inspires musicians and fans alike. Lage
JULIAN LAGE "Sounding Point" Emarcy
JULIAN LAGE was just 20 when he recorded "Sounding Point," his first album under his own name. The guitar prodigy played with Carlos Santana at age 8, recorded with David Grisman at 10, and toured with Gary Burton at 15. But he delayed making his own recording until now, and that patience is obvious in music that is astonishingly understated for a youngster with such obvious talent and ambition. Lage can play fast, difficult passages when the need arises, but he
Gary Burton "Generations", Gary Burton "Next Generation", Nnenna Freelon "Blueprint of a Lady: Sketches of Billie Holiday" (GRAMMY Nominated), Taylor Eigsti "Lucky To Be Me" (GRAMMY Nominated), Taylor Eigsti "Let it Come To You", David Grisman "Dawg Duo
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