La Vie En Rose

This month I bring you one of the happiest moments of this strange year of 2020. I played with my gipsy-jazz / manouche project Djangoland at the wedding ceremony of my former student Catarina. This moment, where the bride sings “La Vie en Rose” really captures the loving atmosphere that we all need to endureContinue reading “La Vie En Rose”

#playforChris6

Finally, #playforChris6 – is ready! Feel free to share it with your friends or communities. It was a long journey. Thank you to all participants for the sounds and images you have given me to play with. You don’t know… but I have developed a relationship with each one of you by seeing you andContinue reading “#playforChris6”

Onward – A “Rickenbacker Kiss” Remaster

Here is the remaster of my 2010 arrangement of Onward. The picture quality hasn’t improved but hopefully the sound is much better and you will hear the effect of the resounding guitar harmonics. Below I have copied the commentary of the original post from 2010. Thanks for watching! I am playing my 4001 CS bassContinue reading “Onward – A “Rickenbacker Kiss” Remaster”

My Patreon page

Dear Friends For over 12 years I have been creating artistic bass cover/tutorial videos, especially Chris Squire bass covers, as well as other related stories, original music and different musical topics content. I am starting a Patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/miguelfalcao for those of you who wish to support financially my musical activities. As you may know, sinceContinue reading “My Patreon page”

Roundabout HD Remaster

Here is an update and remaster of my 2008 cover of Roundabout, including new guitar overdubs and a some corrected notes on the secondary bassline, at the “Drifting Cloud” middle section.

#playforChris6 – first announcement

Longtime internet Yesfriend Steven Sullivan of Forgotten Yesterdays suggested to me a very nice idea – to make a collaboration video among all of us playing “The Fish”. After some thought, I begin to imagine (Can You?;)) a long version of “The Fish” (expanded from the album one) in which you can play separately one or more ofContinue reading “#playforChris6 – first announcement”

And You And I

Here is the video I have made to celebrate the 72nd birthday of Chris Squire. It’s “And You and I” and I have tried to go through the various possible overdubs in the recording, while also adding some of the live features, such as the inclusion of bass pedals.

Duo Falcão/Reis

Last December I had the pleasure to perform a free improvisation session with Marcelo dos Reis, on the occasion of the anniversary of Marcelo’s own label Cipsela Records. Free improvisation is a completely musical ground for me, although I have been regularly participating in some improvised music events, but the challenge is always renewed, especiallyContinue reading “Duo Falcão/Reis”

Happy 2020!

I announce to my dear friends in the channel that this year I leave my regular job, and dedicate myself to Music in full-time. Therefore I am at your disposal for musical services and of course continuing with the online lessons. In 2020, the fee for online lessons will drop from 20 Euro (one hour).Continue reading “Happy 2020!”