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People Magazine: April 26th 1982

A short interview from 1982, but one that produced one of her
most quoted lines in the opening sentence.

Guitarra Magazine: Nov 2009

For my spanish speaking audience, an archive from Guitarra Magazine

K Jazline Publications: May 1989

article and photo by Brian McMillen


Jazz Journal Mar. '88

A revealing interview with Martin Richards during the '87 Nice Jazz Festival in France and is also where the brilliant ' Bossa International ' live recording with the Hank Crawford Quintet was made.


JazzTimes cover

Two articles, choose from the links below.

Feature story by Leslie Gourse from March 1988

Before & After series with Leonard Feather from June 1989

DownBeat Magazine

DownBeat Mag.

Two articles, combined in link below.

From May 1982, Profile by James Liska

From May 1985 Life After Wes by Julie Coryell.

Guitar Player Magazine: September 1981

GuitarPlayer 81cover
A comprehensive article by Arnie Berle at her debut.

Guitar Player Magazine: April 2000

GuitarPlayer 2000cover
Short and sweet remembrance article.

Ford Times Magazine: November 1989

The Lady Can Swing ~ Another article by prominent jazz writer, Leslie Gourse, covering four ladies in Jazz: Terri Lyne, Emily, Joanne Brackeen and Mary McPartland. Nothing new here about Emily, but we do get another grand photo opportunity to view that groovy floral leg warmer outfit. You can't dare to wear something like that and Not Swing!

FT cover

Borys brochures
Keep in mind the price list and phone number included are no longer valid but for anyone interested in corresponding with Roger present day, visit his website

Vintage advertisement from 1985 Guitar Player Magazine

Berklee ad

Newspaper Reviews

Emily Remler, New Guitar Virtuoso At Blue Note by John Wilson: New York Times April 1982 Blue Note Festival Review by John Wilson: New York Times April 1982 Sophisticated's Lady Guitarist; an interview by Leonard Feather: Los Angeles Times Feb. 1982 Concert: Guitar Festival by John Wilson: New York Times May 1985 Noted In Brief: Emily Remler and 2 Singers Perform by John Wilson: New York Times Jan. 1985 Intense Remler Jazzes up Crowd: by Alan Greenblatt: The Cavalier Daily Sept. 29th 1987 Blues Alley Jazz Club review by Mike Joyce : The Washington Post Dec. 1987 Jazz Peers Respect Her Talent: by Lonna Baldwin: Spokane Chronicle Jan. 15th 1988 Remler Shatters Notions at Vine St. Bar & Brill; a review by Don Heckman: Los Angeles Times July 22nd, 1988 Vine St. Bar & Grill review by Leonard Feather: Los Angeles Times Feb. 1989 Double Gutiars Pass Sellout Crowd's Test: by Bob Karlovits: The Pittsburgh Press Feb. 25th 1989 Remler Plays In Trance by Nels Nelson: The Philadelphia Inquirer June 1989 Guitarist Learns To Live In A Man's World by Bob Protzman: St. Paul Pioneer Press July 1989 Emily Remler and All That's Jazz by Neil Nelson: The Washington Post July 1989 Dakota Jazz Club review by Bob Protzman: St. Paul Pioneer Press Nov. 1989 Emily Remler Plays One Smokin' Guitar: by Don Adair: Spokane Chronicle Nov. 24th 1989 Remler Warms Cold Night For Crowd: by Don Adair: Spokane Chronicle Nov. 28th 1989 Worcester Jazz Festival review by Peter Landsdowne: Worcester Telegram & Gazette Feb. 1990

Honorable Mentions

Articles from other musicians who worked or knew Emily and give her name a mention during the interview. Click the title to be linked.

Just Jazz Guitar interview with former Emily manager, Marty Ashby 2009. *******

Interview by Stephen Rekas with Emily's friend, former student and jazz guitarist,
Jane Miller. *******

Interview with Russ DeFilippis: Jazz Guitar Life 2004. *******

Interview with Joshua Breakstone: Jazz Guitar Life 2005 *******

Article by Tony Oreshko: Tony Oreshko website *******

A lovely " here's a day in the life of " Emily story from Michael Ducey.