A chat with improvisational guitarist, Tashi Dorji, about his music and his new album, "Midden" with John Dieterich. After that, we look back 45 years for some 1974 Grateful Dead.
Greetings, Dead Freaks! In this episode I chat with the extremely talented guitar player, Tashi Dorji. Dorji is a full-time practitioner of improvisational guitar. We get into his background, from piecing together Western music in his homeland of Bhutan and acquiring his first guitar, to coming to the States, joining a band, and discovering jazz. Dorji has a new album coming out on September 3 on Moone Records. "Midden" is a collaboration with John Dieterich (Deerhoof) and features two side-long improvisations from the two guitarists.
After the interview, we listen to a clip from the album which you can find on Bandcamp at moonerecords.bandcamp.com or at https://moonerecords.com. You can find more great, experimental, music from Tashi Dorji at his bandcamp page: tashidorji1.bandcamp.com.
After that we look back 45 years to September, 1974 for a little taste of Grateful Dead in Munich, West Germany.
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