Leo Kottke will be one of the first to say perfection is imperfect. Or that imperfection is, well...artistic.
Leo Kottke is a legend among guitarists. He burst on to the scene in 1969 with an album recorded live at the Scholar Coffee House in the Twin Cities and has amazed listeners ever since. His audience loves his singing voice too, but he doesn't. He's described his own singing as "...geese farts on a muggy day," but most of his albums will contain some vocalizations.
His latest CD is the second in a series of recordings made with bassist Mike Gordon of Phish called, "Sixty Six Steps". Leo is back home to play his annual concert, this year at the State Theater.
He stopped into the Morning Show studio to chat with Dale and Jim Ed...and to offer some truly live imperfection.
Songs performed: "William Powell" and "Living in the Country."
- Leo Kottke
- Guitar hero, Leo Kottke Known as one of the world's great guitar virtuosos, Leo Kottke combines jazz, folk, and blues elements to create a style that's all his own. He joins Kerri Miller on Midmorning to discuss his unique sound.
- Leo Kottke performs in studio Still spending 80% of his days on the road, life hasn't slowed down for Leo Kottke. His late collaborations with bassist Mike Gordon have helped with record sales and he says the two are talking about a possible third release soon.
- Leo Kottke performs in studio Still spending 80% of his days on the road, life hasn't slowed down for Leo Kottke. His recent collaborations with bassist Mike Gordon has helped him reach a wider audience. He talked with Jim and Ed of the Morning show about the recording process down in the Carribean and performed a few songs.