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Something Samba

This is “Something Samba.” This is one of a selection of songs from Sans Dargent recorded at the Blue Wall WBW on a very special evening. I love dusting off these tracks and mastering them for listening. My George Benson influences are all over this track, much to the credit of Greg Jones who “produced”…

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Killer Head

It was 1980-something. I was in a band called Sans Dargent (i.e. “no money”). I wrote a song called “Killer Head” because it’s hard to play. Because it’s hard to play, people. This was recorded live at a club, the Blue Wall, and I have done my best to mix/master it to be sonically acceptable.…

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Tempest

Some pics from my band Tempest back at UMASS Amherst.  There are more.  I have to look for those.     

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My Spanish Lover

This is an original composition, written in 1981.  The sheet music is below in this post.  Play it; record it; it’s a challenge and fun.  Email me at rkentberger#gmail.com if you want me to send you the PDF of the sheet music.

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On the Road from 2002-2004 (with this hair)

For two years I left the practice of law and business behind and went back “out there” to play full time in the “Ricky Berger Blues Band.”  That was a wonderful and several times truly wild journey.  I hosted a weekly blues jam in Hopedale, MA and played lots of gigs here and there.  The…

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Castles Made of Sand (Excerpt)

This little excerpt features the “Onamac Windery” custom wound Jimi Hendrix pickups in “Little Red.”  Kerry Learned, of Onamac Windery, is a genius.   Since this taping Little Red got a maple reverse stock neck.

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Star Spangled Banner

Here is my version of the Star Spangled Banner.  I meant for it to be sweeter and a bit more contemplative than other guitar versions of this piece.  I was literally looking for some peace in this piece.  If that makes sense …

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