Archive for August 29th, 2013

Earl Klugh – HandPicked

Guitar virtuoso Earl Klugh performs as professional musician since more than four decades. Starting as a 17 years old guitarist on George Benson’s album White Rabbit he wrote music history with numerous contributions.

His newest album HandPicked was released July 30, 2013 on the Heads Up label and already hits at #1 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Album chart. HandPicked is a solo guitar album with no additional instruments. The more amazed the enormous economic success of the album. This is due to Klugh’s outstanding expressiveness on acoustic guitar.

Klugh has made himself a personal birthday present with 12 covers of popular pieces and four originals. The album starts with Alfie written by Burt Bacharach in 1966. Burt wrote the song for the movie after he had seen some of the scenes. The melody is appealing and found Klugh’s interest and wish to include the song in premier place.

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