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Archive for February 9th, 2012
Growing up in rural northern Louisiana, I didn’t often get to see my guitar heroes live. Maybe that’s one reason Lillian Axe’s Steve Blaze became one of them.
Bruce Springsteen says Clarence Clemons’ nephew will join the E Street Band; watch him play sax on "Jungleland" here!
Bruce Springsteen confirms on his Facebook page that the late Clarence Clemons’ nephew Jake will fill in for the legendary saxophonist as the E Street Band prepares to hit the concert trail next month. Watch him perform “Jungleland” here!
A new tribute album to the late Deep Purple guitarist Tommy Bolin will find a galaxy of stars playing and singing along to outtakes and alternate version of his solo material.
Celebrating Ringo Starr's new All Starr Band, including Todd Rundgren, Gregg Rolie, Steve Lukather and Richard Page of Mr. Mister
We’re still taking in the wonder that is Ringo Starr’s newest edition of the All Starr Band
About fifteen years ago I bought a CD by a jazz pianist I had just heard about that I absolutely dug. Jumpstart! by Michael Wolff (1995) combined a few choice not-overly familiar covers with some compelling, advanced originals
This year’s Grammy Awards promises to be fun, fun, fun as the Beach Boys kick off their 50th anniversary reunion tour. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will perform on Sunday, and are also expected to join Maroon 5 and Foster the People on stage.
Fingerstyle guitar virtuoso Laurence Juber, who first came to fame alongside Paul McCartney in Wings, takes us inside some of the key moments from his 1978-81 tenure with McCartney, including three cuts from 1979’s Back to the Egg and the 1980 charttopping single “Coming Up.” We also find out more about Juber’s initial foray into fingerstyle composing, and his careerRead More