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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 2097
Piece of Peace - private collab Inspirational Nov 30, 2009 1757
Here to Hear Collab Jazz Nov 5, 2009 2467
The Journey Collab Jazz Jul 30, 2009 2576
Ember Remembered Collab Jazz Jul 2, 2009 1630
Remember Collab House Jun 24, 2009 1448
Suite in E 69 Jazz Jun 16, 2009 1308
Gently Folk Jun 8, 2009 1555
Under Reflection - by Vicdiesel - Collab World May 30, 2009 1223
Dimensia Blues - by Filmscorz - Collab Collab Blues May 27, 2009 1160
Chutney - the India Jam series World May 24, 2009 1405
Whales & Camels - the Loop Station series Jazz May 20, 2009 1611
Open Sea Ambient May 9, 2009 1756
Suite in A - the Zoom series Jazz May 7, 2009 1011
It Could Be You - by Fullcircle - Collab Collab Rock May 4, 2009 1156
Mother - by Mtransue - Collab Rock May 2, 2009 1069
Masala - the India Jam series World May 1, 2009 1049
More Is Less - by Awigze Jazz Apr 27, 2009 1031
I Try Very Hard Not To Care - by Ramonaji Collab Funk Apr 15, 2009 1310
Innerself - by Filmscorz Collab Jazz Apr 15, 2009 1112
Whales - the Zoom series Ambient Apr 10, 2009 789
Zap - the Zoom series Jazz Apr 9, 2009 783
Sonic III by Filmscorz Collab Jazz Apr 7, 2009 1032
Middle Afternoon Musing World Apr 7, 2009 902
Carnaval Latin Apr 6, 2009 1415
Early Morning musing - Remix Folk Apr 5, 2009 1033
Giggle Gigue - the Loop Station series World Apr 2, 2009 919
Bamboos Jazz Apr 1, 2009 1015
Evening Song Jazz Mar 31, 2009 1774

Collaborations

Title Genre Released Plays

Favorites

Title Artist Genre Plays
Like Someone In Love - piano solo pedroberto Jazz 633
Equality MusicLeft Jazz 1392
Fly Away Entourage [+2] Dance 766
Up MusicLeft Alternative 952
Easter Trane Xolv Jazz 1221
concept 185 Fredriksen Funk 797
Gypsy Lady Moviz Latin 1301
Perpetuum Mobile V soulima Classical 2152
The Lost Echo Deebeesea [+1] Jazz 976
Felix Xolv Jazz 883
Jump Into The Fire by Harry Nilsson bud2 Rock 3131
Tell Me What To Do Naaji Pop 1314
Forgiveness becwil [+1] Alternative 1835
Musician Girl LaFayette Other 2784
Boy In The Blue Sky SteveScott Rock 1448
Liliana's Song Santarii Other 1431
Sharp Eyes Softer grathy [+1] Jazz 1199
Four On Six mre Jazz 988
Forever Yours (Jazz Version) LaFayette [+1] Jazz 1585
Perpetuum Mobile IV soulima Classical 1113
Zinc Oxide AcetyleneJukebox Jazz 705
Another Life Vixen [+1] Alternative 1490
Una volta jacoust Latin 1491
Keep Me Here Naaji Jazz 1502
sharp eyes, soft mouth ant Jazz 1808
Sneaky Crooks! pedroberto Jazz 1172
The Funky Side of Things kpenson Jazz 1064
I Do Believe nlsn Folk 1340
Here comes the flood CharlyDeeCynthius [+2] Pop 1206
I Came To Hear The Music RedthruNthru [+1] Folk 2054
Shenandoah soulima Classical 1045
A Trip To Maryland dirigent Industrial 1093
Way Down Here, West of Where carlajpatterson Jazz 1418
Before You Go (Lyle Mays) pedroberto Jazz 4197
Ac 2 MusicLeft Inspirational 1540
Indian Summer soulima Classical 1115
Emily pedroberto Jazz 1220
You Go to My Head (solo piano) pedroberto Jazz 3056
Cuore Parlante (speaking heart) MusicLeft Jazz 1492
MAWGS74 MiddleAgedWhiteGuy Electronica 797
Pavane (De La Belle Au Bois Dormant) soulima Classical 4534
The Magic Garden soulima Classical 1708
Medieval Fantasy (keys added) pedroberto [+1] Other 3086
At The Gate soulima Classical 1692
Astral II MusicLeft [+1] Jazz 1850
Lilla MusicLeft Inspirational 1922
Sleigh Ride soulima Classical 1763
Brandenburg Concerto # 3, Mov't 1 - Allegro (J. S. Bach) soulima Classical 5636
Untitled Ballad paulbmusic Jazz 608
Frosty the Snowman soulima Classical 2274
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