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Which Single Malt Scotch Matches Best With Cigars In Florida?

Whiskey drinkers all over the world agree that single malt scotches have the ability to arouse passion and relieve arduous mental or bodily stress. The real challenge today is how to choose a scotch malt from the plethora of scotch brands in a bar or whiskey shop. There are more than 100 distilleries that create and supply scotch in Florida, and it’s unlikely to find a bar displaying less than 30 brands at any one time. With a cigar in your hand, and Blues playing in the background how do you a discern a family of island malts or by chance- stumble through the lowland malts. The latter is soft, smooth and floral reflecting the fertility of their origin yet we’ll dedicate more on that later in this site.

What Are The Latest News In Music, Fine Art, Gallery Exhibitions And The Florida Blues Scene?

If you’re a Blues fan who follows keenly the festivals in Florida this in your year. There are several Florida Blues festivals in the lineup with the best gallery exhibitions, fine art, and entertainment. In summer downtown St. Petersburg will host some of the finest blues artists in the world including Robert Cray, Beth Hart, and Buddy Guy. Around the same time, there will also be Wanee Festival that will take place in Live Oak. Lovers of soul and blues-based rock can look forward to meeting Derek Trucks, Warren Haynes among others. I October the annual Florida Jazz and Blues Festival will take place in Tallahassee where festival-goers will be treated to top-quality blues bands, orchestras, quartets and trios.

What are the latest Guitar Styles that are trending?

A good guitar and blues make a beautiful pair. There are different styles of guitar playing. The rhythm guitar is the most popular style and is used when there is a complementary instrument like a vocalist. The rhythm guitar provides momentum and drives and as such is the most preferred for playing Funk or Metal, Blues and Rock. Straight Blues, on the other hand, are played with a lead guitar. This is usually in a band setting.

Has Florida fav- Carlos Barrientos had his Music Career End Yet?

Speak of the Devil- Carlos Barrientos just released his solo named the Periwinkle Memories and fans are going ballistic! He says the song was inspired by his guitar teacher and is a classical piece that reflects the Blues style that many Americans love. Although he is slowly aging, the lessons Carlos learned while younger have not in any way faded and he clearly showed that in this latest song release. We doubt he will retire any time soon if anything it looks like his career has just begun.

Top 10 single malt scotch and cigars in Florida

Top 10 single malt scotch and cigars in Florida
Annually, visitors flock to Florida in the millions- especially with the dawn of the 20th century that made this great part of the planet become such a top tourist destination. But- did you know that Florida grows 80 percent of American citrus? The state is also known for its grapefruits and oranges and some theme park with Disney stuff... Read along and let me take you through other interesting facts about Florida that any adult might find worthwhile.

The Music of Carlos Barrientos

The Music of Carlos Barrientos
Born on 25th June, 1954 in Honduras, Central America; Carlos Barrientos is a renowned guitarist/artist/performer and composer residing in Fort Walton Beach, Florida currently. Not a lot of people know about this acclaimed guitarist who grew up in New Orleans. Carlos was an honors high school student. He holds two Bachelors of Arts Degree from the University of New Orleans; BA in Spanish and a minor in French (1978) and BA in Composition with a minor in Guitar Performance (1984). He formally started his music studies at the National Music Conservatory in Guatemala. A recipient of an assistant Scholarship through the Centre for Music of the Americas, Barrientos is not only a musician but a teacher.

Music and Fine Art, the Siamese Twins

Music and Fine Art, the Siamese Twins
One of the beautiful things about art, in general, is that, it is intertwined within itself. Not only is music intertwined with fine art, but that they have a lot of commonalities. Firstly, is that both music and art are byproducts of artistic imagination and creative power. Secondly, both are expressed, whether in public or privately, to appeal to people’s emotions or psyche. Thirdly, both are in form used as vehicles of social change especially by revolutionaries.

A whole slew of guitar styles born from the Blues

A whole slew of guitar styles born from the Blues
Rock and Roll, Rhythm and Blues, Straight Blues Perhaps you've developed an interest in this powerful string instrument; guitar or you’ve had a fair play of it. Of many musical instruments, guitar seems to be the easiest to learn and yet the most difficult to master, but once a guitarist, always a guitarist. The guitar can be used to play just about every song, and you probably know that that there are several types and classes of guitar, each having their distinguishing features and applications. Now, you would not just strike the guitar string the same way for every song; no you wouldn't.