Rob Ickes: Contemporary Dobro Artistry composed by Rob Ickes. For Guitar (Resonator). Boxed, Concert/Documentary. Bluegrass. DVD/CD Set. Duration 67 minutes. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21785CDVD).
In these extraordinary studio performances, Dobro virtuoso Rob Ickes (Blue Highway, Three Ring Circle) is joined by bluegrass prodigy Andy Leftwich (Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Three Ring Circle) on mandolin, and then by jazz pianist Michael Alvey. These powerful sets of richly improvisational instrumental duets are followed by two signature solo works that showcase Ickes' tradition-steeped but highly contemporary musical vision. Tunes include Angeline the Baker, Monrobro, Stanford and Son, Wheel Hoss, Lullaby of Birdland, Stars Fell on Alabama, Made in France, The Old Rugged Cross and more. Bonuses include an interview and photo gallery. DVD length: 67 minutes.
Also, included with this DVD is a bonus audio CD of all 17 tunes. Listen to your favorite tunes from the DVD anywhere and anytime!