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Author Topic:  DownBeat magazine June 2017
Mike Neer


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Post Posted 25 Apr 2017 8:26 am     Reply with quote

EDIT: if anyone is interested in reading the article, follow this link: http://www.steelonious.com/2017/05/11/lap-of-luxury-for-monk-tribute-in-downbeat-june-2017-issue/

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Forgive the self-adulation, but I feel proud of this inclusion in DownBeat. It's just a one page profile, but it focuses mostly on steel guitar and I get to mention a few of my heros. The title of the article is "Lap of Luxury for Monk Tribute".

I've always wanted to be in DownBeat and of course Guitar Player, etc., so this feels especially nice since it was about my steel playing.


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Charlie McDonald


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Post Posted 25 Apr 2017 8:33 am     Reply with quote

"Lap of Luxury for Monk Tribute" Sounds right.

Self-adulation accepted, otherwise I wouldn't've seen it. DownBeat is pretty cool.
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Jack Hanson


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Post Posted 25 Apr 2017 9:07 am     Reply with quote

Congratulations, Mr. Neer. Rare occasion for a steel player. Quite an accomplishment indeed.
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Mark Eaton


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Post Posted 25 Apr 2017 9:16 am     Reply with quote

Cool!

I will look for a copy on my next trip to the local Barnes & Noble.
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Mike Neer


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Post Posted 25 Apr 2017 9:22 am     Reply with quote

Diana Krall on the cover. Should be in stores in about a week. I subscribe to the digital edition, that's why I have it. Really good issue, with even a little interview with Allan Holdsworth, where he says in the last line of the interview about a new record he was working on, "If I ever get it done before I croak."
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Darrell Birtcher


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Post Posted 25 Apr 2017 10:14 am     Reply with quote

Congratulations Mike. You really deserve it.

Your CD is one of my all time favorites of all genres that I listen to. The mature musicianship that you and your peers display is magnificent, and the tones you get out of your rig are nothing short of perfect. I love each of the songs so much that I never skip a track. I also like the quality of the recording. Reminds me of when records used to sound GOOD.
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Tommy Detamore


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Post Posted 25 Apr 2017 10:35 am     Reply with quote

Way cool Mike! Congrats !
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Bob Stone


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Post Posted 25 Apr 2017 12:25 pm     Reply with quote

Kudos Mike. Well deserved. Keep up the great work.
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Craig Stock


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Westfield, NJ USA
Post Posted 25 Apr 2017 12:54 pm     Reply with quote

Congrats Mike,

Well deserved, one of the best albums in my collection.

Looking forward to seeing you guys play this summer in Westfield.

BTW, Glenn's band Shadowlands will be at Roxy and Dukes in Dunellen, on May 20, stop by if you can.
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Mike Neer


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Post Posted 25 Apr 2017 5:31 pm     Reply with quote

Thanks for the amazing comments, gentlemen!
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Bryan Staddon


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Post Posted 25 Apr 2017 5:43 pm     Congrats! Reply with quote

Please come to Buffalo sometime. I sure would like to see you play,
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Stu Schulman


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Post Posted 26 Apr 2017 12:10 am     Reply with quote

How Awesome!!
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Jack Stanton


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Post Posted 26 Apr 2017 3:25 am     Reply with quote

That's great, Mike. Congrats!
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Mike Neer


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Post Posted 26 Apr 2017 4:33 pm     Reply with quote

Thanks. I'll be sure to post a link if and when it is available online.
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Paul Stauskas


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Post Posted 26 Apr 2017 5:03 pm     Reply with quote

Really cool, congratulations Mike!
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Barry Blackwood


Post Posted 26 Apr 2017 5:27 pm     Reply with quote

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Diana Krall on the cover.

You're in good company, Mike... Cool
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Rick Bernauer


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Kansas, USA
Post Posted 28 Apr 2017 4:44 pm     Reply with quote

Congratulations Mike! Well deserved recognition.
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Bob Watson


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Post Posted 28 Apr 2017 8:59 pm     Reply with quote

Congratulations Mike! I bet you're sittin' on top of the world.
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Fred Treece


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Post Posted 29 Apr 2017 9:27 am     Reply with quote

Congratulations and Thank You for helping to push the steel "envelope".
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Mike Neer


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Post Posted 3 May 2017 3:23 am     Reply with quote

Thanks! Should be on the stands now, so if you're in your local Barnes & Noble, thumb through it.
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Post Posted 11 May 2017 8:10 am     Reply with quote

Link to article: http://www.steelonious.com/2017/05/11/lap-of-luxury-for-monk-tribute-in-downbeat-june-2017-issue/
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Craig Stock


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Post Posted 11 May 2017 3:37 pm     Reply with quote

Thanks for posting that Mike, great article, hope it helps to get people to check out your landmark album!
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Robert Parent


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Savage, MN
Post Posted 12 May 2017 8:07 am     Reply with quote

It is great to see the steel guitar get noticed in alternate forms of music. Way to go Mike....

Robert
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Mike Neer


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Post Posted 12 May 2017 8:30 am     Reply with quote

Robert Parent wrote:
It is great to see the steel guitar get noticed in alternate forms of music. Way to go Mike....

Robert


Thanks, Robert! To me, Country is an alternative form of music. Laughing
What makes me happy is that the record has been well received by the Jazz community (and the steel community, of course). You would be surprised at how many "cats", and I mean that in the heaviest way, really dig steel guitar and have told me so.
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