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  Topic: The Susan Alcorn Quintet at the NYC Winter Jazz Festival
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 12
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PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 16 Feb 2020 6:13 pm   Subject: The Susan Alcorn Quintet at the NYC Winter Jazz Festival
Another review of our performance last month, this time in the Brooklyn Rail:

https://brooklynrail.org/2020/02/music/Winter-Jazzfest-2020-Theres-No-Such-Place-as-Away

Again you'll have to scroll ...
  Topic: The Susan Alcorn Quintet at the NYC Winter Jazz Festival
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 12
Views: 974

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 16 Feb 2020 6:11 pm   Subject: The Susan Alcorn Quintet at the NYC Winter Jazz Festival
Thank you, Mike.
  Topic: Dave Burley's Cavalcade Of Guitars/From Horses M
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 7
Views: 968

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Feb 2020 2:07 pm   Subject: Dave Burley's Cavalcade Of Guitars/From Horses M
It's an indispensable document of pedal steel guitar history as well as a great record.
  Topic: New Fender Tone Master Twin Reverbs....only 33lbs!
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 186
Views: 22181

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 4 Feb 2020 9:27 am   Subject: New Fender Tone Master Twin Reverbs....only 33lbs!
I also went ahead and bought the Fender Twin Tone Master after reading all the reviews online. I have pretty much exclusively played through tube amps for the last five or so years, and I love the sor ...
  Topic: The Susan Alcorn Quintet at the NYC Winter Jazz Festival
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 12
Views: 974

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 24 Jan 2020 8:49 am   Subject: The Susan Alcorn Quintet at the NYC Winter Jazz Festival
Thanks Jim, Chris, and Mike.

The review. Well, they mentioned my age right off the bat, and said my solo work was drone-y, but . . . they did spell my name right, put in a photo where I don't look ...
  Topic: The Susan Alcorn Quintet at the NYC Winter Jazz Festival
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 12
Views: 974

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 23 Jan 2020 7:45 pm   Subject: The Susan Alcorn Quintet at the NYC Winter Jazz Festival
For anyone who might be interested, here is the NY Times coverage of our set the week before last at the NYC Winter Jazzfest. You'll have to scroll down a bit, but they wrote about us. The pedal stee ...
  Topic: Good jazz steel?
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 43
Views: 3167

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 22 Jan 2020 12:42 pm   Subject: Good jazz steel?
And we should include the great Juaquin Murphey who was ahead of his time. I have a solo album that Scotty or Tom Bradshaw put out many years ago, and I always find it inspiring. I think there is anot ...
  Topic: As a Metaphor
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 1
Views: 241

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 22 Jan 2020 9:43 am   Subject: As a Metaphor
"As A Metaphor", a composition by Michael McNeill, performed on February 16, 2018
at An Die Musik Baltimore, Maryland

Dave Ballou, trumpet
Susan Alcorn, pedal steel guitar
Shelly Purd ...
  Topic: Strymon
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 8
Views: 726

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 19 Jan 2020 9:49 am   Subject: Strymon
When I fly, I use the Strymon Big Sky, and, of all the pedal reverbs, this is the best, at least to my ears. I use the plate setting. When I'm driving to a gig though, I use a Lexicon mpx550 which is ...
  Topic: Jim Cohen w/Ronstadt Revue - APAP 2020 Showcase Set
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 13
Views: 658

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 19 Jan 2020 9:29 am   Subject: Jim Cohen w/Ronstadt Revue - APAP 2020 Showcase Set
Thanks for posting this, Jim; I really enjoyed watching it - great band, great singer, great steel player!
  Topic: Susan Alcorn Quintet live at NYC Winter Jazzfest
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 3
Views: 291

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 13 Jan 2020 6:05 pm   Subject: Susan Alcorn Quintet live at NYC Winter Jazzfest
It was a busy weekend for steel guitar in New York City - on Saturday Jim Cohen was playing, and at the same time across town, my quintet performed; and then on Sunday night Mike Neer and his band per ...
  Topic: NPR article about PSG
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 36
Views: 2256

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 8 Jan 2020 6:24 pm   Subject: NPR article about PSG
I debated with myself whether to reply to on this thread or not, but I guess my impulsive side won out, so here goes.

It's always nice to be mentioned in the press as long as they spell your name ...
  Topic: Mike Neer, 1/19 at Barbes in Brooklyn, NY
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 2
Views: 327

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 6 Jan 2020 5:30 pm   Subject: Mike Neer, 1/19 at Barbes in Brooklyn, NY
Have a great gig, Mike!
  Topic: Any Steel in NYC 11/18 thru 12/04?
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 7
Views: 731

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 3 Jan 2020 7:23 pm   Subject: Any Steel in NYC 11/18 thru 12/04?
I hope your son is now, or will be, OK.
  Topic: The Susan Alcorn Quintet at the NYC Winter Jazz Festival
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 12
Views: 974

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 3 Jan 2020 7:20 pm   Subject: The Susan Alcorn Quintet at the NYC Winter Jazz Festival
Two pedal steels blaring through their amps in Manhattan on the same cold Saturday night - I'm sure our notes and sounds will meet somewhere in the ether (or maybe the East River). Have a great gig, J ...
  Topic: Wampler Reflection reverb
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 23
Views: 2978

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 1 Jan 2020 8:25 pm   Subject: Wampler Reflection reverb
Hi Karen,

I have not used the Wampler pedal (though I have heard good things about them by regular guitarists). I am really fond of the Lexicon NPX-550 which is light, a shallow rackmount. When I'm ...
  Topic: The Susan Alcorn Quintet at the NYC Winter Jazz Festival
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 12
Views: 974

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 1 Jan 2020 8:13 pm   Subject: The Susan Alcorn Quintet at the NYC Winter Jazz Festival
For those who are interested, the time we'll play has been moved to 9:45pm (Nels Cline will follow us).

Mike, I look forward to seeing you next week!
  Topic: Prism Mirror Lens - psg/saxophone album
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 4
Views: 846

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 1 Jan 2020 8:10 pm   Subject: Prism Mirror Lens - psg/saxophone album
Bill, John, and Bo, if you're still interested in this, the album was released a little over a month ago. Here is the link to purchase it:

https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/1785_Prism_Mir ...
  Topic: Susan Alcorn in Austin solo and with Thumbscrew
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 3
Views: 527

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 1 Jan 2020 7:48 pm   Subject: Susan Alcorn in Austin solo and with Thumbscrew
Hi Gary, Yes they are pretty incredible. That must have been a great concert.
  Topic: The Susan Alcorn Quintet at the NYC Winter Jazz Festival
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 12
Views: 974

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 11 Dec 2019 7:01 pm   Subject: The Susan Alcorn Quintet at the NYC Winter Jazz Festival
https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1712/1785_Susan_Quintet_Colorized_A7303799_1.jpg

One month from today, on January 11th, the Susan Alcorn Quintet, consisting of Mark Feldman (violin), Michael ...
  Topic: Using your Amp in Countries with 220 volt systems
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 14
Views: 790

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 8 Dec 2019 6:01 pm   Subject: Using your Amp in Countries with 220 volt systems
Bill, I travel to Europe a good bit, but the last time I took an amp there was maybe 2006, and it was a giant hassle. Since then I've always used backline. It's usually not too hard to find a nice Tw ...
  Topic: NY Times "Best Classical Music of 2019" - Columbia Icefield
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 7
Views: 490

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 8 Dec 2019 5:46 pm   Subject: NY Times "Best Classical Music of 2019" - Columbia Icefield
Thank you, Dale, although comparing my projects with Yo Yo Ma is probably like comparing a perfect filet minon and a peanut butter sandwich (though hopefully with some decent peanut butter).

Jack, ...
  Topic: NY Times "Best Classical Music of 2019" - Columbia Icefield
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 7
Views: 490

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 8 Dec 2019 11:21 am   Subject: NY Times "Best Classical Music of 2019" - Columbia Icefield
Thank you Jack, Jim, and Jack.

And Jack Hansen, to the best of my knowledge, no E strings were broken or abused in the making of this music.
  Topic: Susan Alcorn in Austin solo and with Thumbscrew
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 3
Views: 527

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 8 Dec 2019 11:09 am   Subject: Susan Alcorn in Austin solo and with Thumbscrew
For those of you in Central or South Texas who may be interested, next Sunday and Monday (December 15th and 16th), I'll be performing solo at the Carousel Lounge and sharing a bill with the great and ...
  Topic: Bruce Springsteen New Album
Susan Alcorn

Replies: 43
Views: 5773

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 6 Dec 2019 4:58 pm   Subject: Bruce Springsteen New Album
Rhinestone Cowboy is on it.
 
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