Mariano Rodriguez :: Praise The Road

The open road has always played a role in our transformative journeys, and with his new album, Argentinean guitarist Mariano Rodriguez evokes its mysteries and possibilities. Bill Meyer cites the trips of the Apostle Paul, Charles Darwin, Jack Kerouac, and Che Guevara in Praise the Road’s liner notes, but the associations Rodriguez’s calming guitar, banjo, organ, and Jew’s harp conjure up are limited only by your own imagination and points of reference: I think of William Least Heat-Moon, quoting from his 1982 travelogue, become a member or log in.