Biography

Greetings everyone.

Bernard here on the line, live from Montreal.

While I'm pretty new to home-recording, I've been playing acoustic guitar for over 40 years, mainly on my good old classical Ovation although I now have an old Fender cutaway and a Sigma tuned in DADGAD and also went electric a couple years back getting a Godin Jazz Multiac, a GR33 guitar-synth. At some point I sold some gear to buy a Mac and what I needed to make a workable small home studio.

Talking of work - and music - when I'm not lost in learning how to use Logic and all the rest or in practicing guitar and composing, I'm assisting a musical therapist on a regular basis since some years, while in the summer I do renovation and some decorative arts - mosaic, faux-finish, etc - and put money aside so I can take it easy in winter and concentrate on music. I play with friends every now and then. A couple of us meet every other week. Then there's the odd gig. In the long run, I'd love to publish some music and also play live more - I have a lot of solo guitar pieces going in all kind of directions and enjoy making arrangements too with the guitar-synth and softwares. I'll post some of that here by and by, for the joy of sharing, rough as it may be.

As for my music's style, good question. From very early on, I started to fool around with the chords I'd learn and search for my own color. Let's say it incorporates elements of classical, folk and jazz music, with a pinch of. . .

My all-time favorites ? Well, Bach, James Taylor, Bobby Mcferrin, Al Jarreau. Keith Jarrett and Lyle Mays. Pat Metheny and Nando Lauria. The Yellow Jackets. Michael Brecker and Ian Garbarek. David Darling and Lama Gyurme. To name but a few.

In any case, great to be here
and looking forward
to join the
sharing.

Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
Piece of Peace II Other Apr 21, 2011 1871
Piece of Peace - private collab Inspirational Nov 30, 2009 1591
Here to Hear Collab Jazz Nov 4, 2009 2245
The Journey Collab Jazz Jul 29, 2009 2370
Ember Remembered Collab Jazz Jul 2, 2009 1408
Remember Collab House Jun 24, 2009 1263
Suite in E 69 Jazz Jun 16, 2009 1190
Gently Folk Jun 7, 2009 1375
Under Reflection - by Vicdiesel - Collab World May 30, 2009 1072
Dimensia Blues - by Filmscorz - Collab Collab Blues May 27, 2009 1064
Chutney - the India Jam series World May 24, 2009 1258
Whales & Camels - the Loop Station series Jazz May 20, 2009 1512
Open Sea Ambient May 9, 2009 1495
Suite in A - the Zoom series Jazz May 7, 2009 892
It Could Be You - by Fullcircle - Collab Collab Rock May 4, 2009 1052
Mother - by Mtransue - Collab Rock May 2, 2009 993
Masala - the India Jam series World May 1, 2009 965
More Is Less - by Awigze Jazz Apr 26, 2009 916
I Try Very Hard Not To Care - by Ramonaji Collab Funk Apr 15, 2009 1182
Innerself - by Filmscorz Collab Jazz Apr 15, 2009 1001
Whales - the Zoom series Ambient Apr 10, 2009 732
Zap - the Zoom series Jazz Apr 8, 2009 735
Sonic III by Filmscorz Collab Jazz Apr 7, 2009 939
Middle Afternoon Musing World Apr 6, 2009 851
Carnaval Latin Apr 5, 2009 1292
Early Morning musing - Remix Folk Apr 5, 2009 955
Giggle Gigue - the Loop Station series World Apr 2, 2009 869
Bamboos Jazz Apr 1, 2009 931
Evening Song Jazz Mar 31, 2009 1608

Collaborations

Title Genre Released Plays

Favorites

Title Artist Genre Plays
Like Someone In Love - piano solo pedroberto Jazz 544
Equality MusicLeft Jazz 1216
Fly Away Entourage [+2] Dance 690
Up MusicLeft Alternative 848
Easter Trane Xolv Jazz 1046
concept 185 Fredriksen Funk 714
Gypsy Lady Moviz Latin 1131
Perpetuum Mobile V soulima Classical 2005
The Lost Echo Deebeesea [+1] Jazz 912
Felix Xolv Jazz 780
Jump Into The Fire by Harry Nilsson bud2 Rock 2759
Tell Me What To Do Naaji Pop 1093
Forgiveness becwil [+1] Alternative 1619
Musician Girl LaFayette Other 2482
Boy In The Blue Sky SteveScott Rock 1299
Liliana's Song Santarii Other 1341
Sharp Eyes Softer grathy [+1] Jazz 1059
Four On Six mre Jazz 905
Forever Yours (Jazz Version) LaFayette [+1] Jazz 1413
Perpetuum Mobile IV soulima Classical 1026
Zinc Oxide AcetyleneJukebox Jazz 616
Another Life Vixen [+1] Alternative 1275
Una volta jacoust Latin 1198
Keep Me Here Naaji Jazz 1274
sharp eyes, soft mouth ant Jazz 1678
Sneaky Crooks! pedroberto Jazz 1013
The Funky Side of Things kpenson Jazz 936
I Do Believe nlsn Folk 1204
Here comes the flood CharlyDeeCynthius [+2] Pop 1028
I Came To Hear The Music RedthruNthru [+1] Folk 1890
Shenandoah soulima Classical 946
A Trip To Maryland dirigent Industrial 997
Way Down Here, West of Where carlajpatterson Jazz 1220
Before You Go (Lyle Mays) pedroberto Jazz 3785
Ac 2 MusicLeft Inspirational 1327
Indian Summer soulima Classical 988
Emily pedroberto Jazz 1063
You Go to My Head (solo piano) pedroberto Jazz 2757
Cuore Parlante (speaking heart) MusicLeft Jazz 1349
MAWGS74 MiddleAgedWhiteGuy Electronica 741
Pavane (De La Belle Au Bois Dormant) soulima Classical 4261
The Magic Garden soulima Classical 1598
Medieval Fantasy (keys added) pedroberto [+1] Other 2956
At The Gate soulima Classical 1556
Astral II MusicLeft [+1] Jazz 1581
Lilla MusicLeft Inspirational 1732
Sleigh Ride soulima Classical 1634
Brandenburg Concerto # 3, Mov't 1 - Allegro (J. S. Bach) soulima Classical 5270
Untitled Ballad paulbmusic Jazz 549
Frosty the Snowman soulima Classical 2033
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