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Andy Summers - Green Chimneys: The Music of Thelonious Monk (1999)

Andy Summers - Green Chimneys: The Music of Thelonious Monk (1999)
Jazz | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Repertoire/Rare RAR 1002 | rel: 1999 | 455Mb

Guitarist Andy Summers long ago shed his Police-man's uniform to take a stab at being a jazz fusion guitarist, and this is his toughest test, tackling 13 of Thelonious Monk's most well known pieces. His backing band has some considerable talent; drummer Peter Erskine, organist Joey DeFrancesco, trumpeter Walt Fowler and cellist Hank Roberts are outstanding jazz musicians, and prove their mettle throughout. The CD overall is inconsistent, starting with an out-of-tune bass and an inaccurate reading of the title track.

Andy Summers - World Gone Strange (1991) REPOST  

Posted by uff at June 26, 2014
Andy Summers - World Gone Strange (1991) REPOST

Andy Summers - World Gone Strange (1991)
Jazz | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Private Music BVCP-163 | rel: 1991 | 360Mb

Andy Summers' World Gone Strange was released in 1991. This album is comprised of guitar-based instrumental music. Ten tracks are contained. Altogether, I find the songwriting to be gratifying, the musicianship to be impeccable, and the sound quality to be satisfying. As for Summers' guitar work, it is proficient and pleasing. Even though I like all the compositions, my favorites are "World Gone Strange," "Bacchante," and "Song for M." "World Gone Strange" is a smooth, classy piece with pretty guitar playing from Summers; also, nice piano work is included. "Bacchante," one of my favorite instrumentals in general, is an indispensable gem–it is serene and displays a beautiful guitar line from Summers (keyboard and piano playing are also presented). The laid-back "Song for M" exhibits tasteful guitar work from Summers; this cut also furnishes keyboarding. When it comes to the CD insert, it includes two photos of Summers–one color and one black and white. ~sauerkraut

Andy Summers - Guitar (2006) - DVD [Repost]  

Posted by metalero87 at May 14, 2014
Andy Summers - Guitar (2006) - DVD [Repost]

Andy Summers - Guitar (2006) - DVD
MPEG 2 | 720х480, 30 fps | AC3, 48 kHz, 224 kbps | English | 1:24:00 | 4.6 Gb

Andy Summers not only teaches some great guitar parts from his years with The Police, he demonstrates some more advanced playing plus jazz and blues styles. You'll learn about chord group memorization and clusters, special suspensions, visualizing the root, mapping out the neck, modal interchanges, squeezing the chords, and a whole lot more. Plus some great live performances by Andy playing with his band!

Andy Summers - Earth + Sky (2004)  

Posted by uff at Feb. 17, 2014
Andy Summers - Earth + Sky (2004)

Andy Summers - Earth + Sky (2004)
Jazz | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
VAP VPCK-85341 | rel: 2005 | 460Mb

After two albums exploring the boundaries of jazz via the music of Thelonious Monk (Green Chimneys) and Charles Mingus (Peggy's Blue Skylight), ex-Police guitarist Andy Summers returns to original compositions with a new band that moves forward through a swarm of genres on Earth + Sky. Employing two keyboard players, John Novello and John Beasley, as well as drummer Vinnie Colaiuta, saxophonist Katisse Buckingham, and bassist Abraham Laboriel, Summers creates a body of work that looks through jazz, rock, and folk forms and is technology based while also using organic rhythms and atmospherics.

Andy Summers - Peggy's Blue Skylight (2000)  

Posted by uff at Dec. 14, 2013
Andy Summers - Peggy's Blue Skylight (2000)

Andy Summers - Peggy's Blue Skylight (2000)
Fusion | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
r.a.r.e RAR 1003 | rel: 2007 | 510Mb

In a similar vein as his 1999 release Green Chimneys: The Music of Thelonious Monk, guitarist Summers now offers tribute to jazz pioneer Charles Mingus. The collection is a little cobbled together, with an ill-conceived rap from Q-Tip over "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" and a sparse, unfunky reading of "Cumbia Jazz Fusion," but the former Policeman's bright guitar work works hard at tying it all together. Making more admirable guest spots are Randy Brecker bringing his crossover jazz trumpet to "Boogie Stop Shuffle," Deborah Harry singing on "Weird Nightmare," and the genre-bending Kronos Quartet performing a string arrangement of the final track "Myself." While at times overproduced and slick, Summers must be commended for approaching Mingus' daunting music head on and adapting it as his own. ~Allmusic

Andy Summers - Guitar  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by groovebeat at Feb. 24, 2013
Andy Summers - Guitar

Andy Summers - Guitar
DVD5 | MPEG2 @ 6 Mbit/s | 720x480 | AC3 Stereo @ 224 Kbit/s 44 KHz | 90 min | 4.33 GB
Genre: Guitar Lessons | Language: English

Andy Summers not only teaches some great guitar parts from his years with The Police, he demonstrates some more advanced playing plus jazz and blues styles. You'll learn about chord group memorization and clusters, special suspensions, visualizing the root, mapping out the neck, modal interchanges, squeezing the chords, and a whole lot more. Plus some great live performances by Andy playing with his band!

Hot Licks - Andy Summers Guitar  

Posted by FenixN at Feb. 5, 2012
Hot Licks - Andy Summers Guitar

Hot Licks - Andy Summers Guitar
5xDVDRip | AVI / XviD, ~1023 kb/s | 640x480 | 84 min | English: MP3, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | 1.61 Gb
Genre: Guitar lessons

Andy Summers not only teaches some great guitar parts from his years with The Police, he demonstrates some more advanced playing plus jazz and blues styles. You'll learn about chord group memorization and clusters, special suspensions, visualizing the root, mapping out the neck, modal interchanges, "squeezing" the chords, and a whole lot more. Plus some great live performances by Andy playing with his band!

Andy Summers - The Last Dance of Mr. X (1997)  

Posted by gribovar at Nov. 10, 2011
Andy Summers - The Last Dance of Mr. X (1997)

Andy Summers - The Last Dance of Mr. X (1997)
EAC Rip | APE (image+.cue+log) - 389 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 141 MB | Covers - 13 MB
Genre: Jazz Fusion | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: RCA-Victor (09026-68937-2)

Though perhaps best (or at least better) known for his work with the Police, guitarist Andy Summers seems to be doing rather well for himself. He may not be filling arenas and attracting screaming teenage girls, but their mothers can scream pretty loud as well, and as it is to them that Summers now appears to be playing, his maturity and ability to look forward work in his favor. Backed by bassist Tony Levin and drummer Gregg Bissonette, Summers works well as a frontman. A captivatingly atmospheric voyage round Summers's bleached jazz roots. Dominated unsurprisingly by Summers's intricate fretwork, these 11 instrumentals comprise chiefly originals and homages to jazz maestros.

Andy Summers - XYZ (1987)  Music

Posted by ruskaval at Sept. 24, 2009
Andy Summers - XYZ (1987)

Andy Summers - XYZ (1987)
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC+CUE+LOG -> 256 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 96 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 13 Mb
© 1987 MCA Records | MCAD-42007
Rock / Jazz Rock / Fusion


Andy Summers - XYZ (1987)

He can't sing like Sting, but Andy Summers demonstrates some good pop sensibilities on this solo album, his first since the breakup of The Police. "Scary Voices" is melodic if unusual, and overall, this is more of a pop album along the lines earlier Police work than a brilliant solo breakthrough for Andy Summers, but it's a decent listen, and fans of him or The Police may want to check it out.
While Andy Summers is best known as the guitarist of the Police, he has since forged a successful and acclaimed solo career with new age-influenced contemporary instrumental music that, like his work with Sting and company, draws on his love for jazz and his fascination with creating instrumental textures.

Andy Summers - The X Tracks (2005)  

Posted by TmanHome at Jan. 9, 2016
Andy Summers - The X Tracks (2005)

Andy Summers - The X Tracks (2005)
Jazz, Fusion | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 73 min | 168 MB
Label: Flickering Shadow | Rel: 2005

X Tracks: Best of Andy Summers covers the years 1997-2002, essentially his stint at RCA. If you haven't followed his post-Police career, you might be somewhat surprised at his jazz leanings. Texturally, he flirts with smooth jazz at times, but his penchant for dissonance keeps him out of that camp. There are a handful of original compositions alongside pieces by Monk, Mingus, and Wayne Shorter. Q-Tip's reading from Mingus' Beneath the Underdog on "Goodbye Porkpie Hat" does little to add to the tune, beyond differentiating it from Jeff Beck's version, but the way Summers handles Mingus' "Boogie Stop Shuffle" with an added horn section is great. Similarly, Sting's turn on vocals on the overdone "'Round Midnight" is serviceable, but the way Summers digs into Monk's bag of dissonance and crazy intervals on "Think of One" shows a deep understanding and feel for Monk's music.