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Saturday
Jul022011

Free Download: 7 Songs From Az

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What exactly is in this compilation album?
It's your very own sampler CD of my solo guitar work from 2004-2011 including from:

-- Acoustic Gestures (2004):
Latah Setinggan
The C Factor
Do You Insult Me Waltz
Berjalan Bersamamu
Train To Ericland

 

"a tastefully crafted and produced album" 
-- Album Review in THE STAR 
 
"Watch this young man! This fabulous album is merely the tip of the iceburg of his talent. . once word gets out, he's going to flood the musical world with the global warming of his spectacular interpretations, his global compositions and his brilliant performances."
-- Eileen Malone, Literary Activist, San Francisco, California
  
-- Emo Attack Turtle (2010):
Attack Turtle Suite iii) Attack Mode

"Malaysian guitar wizard Az Samad, currently based in Berkeley, California, delivers a short set of solo acoustic fingerstyle improvisations. These ongoing note flurries evoke the breezy-hillside-under-moving-clouds vibe you'd get from Michael Hedges or some of Leo Kottke's more ethereal work"
  -- Alan K. Lipton (Published in Exposé #39, Summer 2011)
 
-- love letters EP (2011):
unrequited

 

"His music is captivating-- filled with passion and depth. It is amazing what Az can do with only his fingers and a guitar! His acoustic music is quite versatile. I love it for centering at the beginning of a yoga class, or for a mellow savasana at the end of practice. Az is truly a gifted musician who can be appreciated across several genres." 
- Sara Golden, Yoga Teacher, Princeton, West Virginia

 

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Friday
Aug202010

Video Sampler

Friday
Jul022010

Az | Acoustic 

Emo Attack Turtle (2010)

Attack Turtle Suite iii) Attack Mode [Listen to the complete song on thesixtyone.com]

Acoustic Gestures (2004)

Train To Ericland [live at bazaar cafe|video] [live '07|video] [live at berklee|video]
Latah Setinggan [live at bazaar cafe|video]
Irama Espanyola [solo|video] [duo|video]  [live in san jose|audio] [live in san jose|video]           
Berjalan Bersamamu [live at berklee|video]
Do You Insult Me Waltz [live in santa clara|video]
The C Factor [az samad duo|video] [live in santa clara|video] [live at berklee|video]

Unreleased Solo Originals

Almost Beautiful [live at bazaar cafe|video]
Hit Me Up [live in san jose|video]

Letter from Tahoe
[video]

Mengapa [live at bazaar cafe|video]
Penyair [live at bazaar cafe|video]

The Night Before [live at bazaar cafe|video]
The Way You Say Our Names [live in santa clara|video]
When You're Forgotten [w/Julian Taylor on fiddle - live in blackburn,UK|video|

Covers

Norwegian Wood/Smells Like Teen Spirit Medley (Lennon/McCartney/Cobain) [video]
Her Red Hair (Teja Gerken) [video]

Celtic

The South Wind [w/ Teja Gerken and Matthew Montfort - live in fairfax,CA|video]

Jazz Guitar

Blue Monk (Thelonious Monk) [solo guitar|video]
Over The Rainbow (Arlen/Harburg) [w/ Mickey Murphy - live in austria|video]

Billie's Bounce (Charlie Parker)
[w/ Magnus Lindstrom and Dylan Kay - live in surbiton,UK|video]
Untitled [w/ Adam Everett - live in berkeley|video]

Classical Guitar

Photo courtesy of Kerry Li

Cafe 1930 (Astor Piazolla) [w/ Amy Kuo on flute - live in san jose|video|

Photo courtesy of Kerry Li

Manda Tiro, Tiro Lá (Heitor Villa-Lobos) [w/Danielle Crook & Thanh Pham - live in san jose|video]

Guitar and Poetry

The Way Our Dreams Swam in Sync [w/ poet Eileen Malone - live in san francisco|video]

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Saturday
Jan022010

Az | Electric

Az performs on a William Jeffrey Jones Proteus semi-hollow electric guitar.

Over The Rainbow (Arlen/Harburg) / Getaran Jiwa (P. Ramlee) Medley [video] [FREE mp3 download]

Az also performs on electric guitar for different band projects:

Jazz/Funk/Electronica with Planet Loop

photo courtesy of Yin Yin Boey

These videos are from the Y2K9 Live Looping Festival, Santa Cruz, CA

The New Three [live in santa cruz|video]
Steals the Soul [live in santa cruz|video]

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Video Game Music/Jazz/Funk with the Mark DeSimone Sextet

photo courtesy of Mark DeSimone

Bowser's Castle [live in san francisco|video]

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Jazz with the Caleb Murray Quartet

Bittersweet (Sam Jones) [live in san jose|video]
Ija Mi Kerida [live in san jose|video]

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Tortilla Western/Jazzy Blues/Tex-Mex with singer-songwriter Tara Linda

Photo courtesy of John Tinger

This is from the 19th annual Cotati Accordion Festival:

Muses Tango [w/Tara Linda & Luna Nueva|live in cotati|video]

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Friday
Nov272009

Classical Guitar

Cafe 1930 (Astor Piazolla) [w/ Amy Kuo on flute - live in san jose|video|

Manda Tiro, Tiro Lá (Heitor Villa-Lobos) [w/Danielle Crook & Thanh Pham - live in san jose|video]

Classical Guitar Influenced Original Composition:

Do You Insult Me Waltz (Samad)

Flamenco Influenced Original Composition:

Irama Espanyola (Samad)

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