Tony Banks, a co-founding member of Genesis, is preparing a new classical album for March release, called Six Pieces for Orchestra. The Naxos label recording is Banks’ second classical project
Archive for February 22nd, 2012
Levon Helm, legendary co-founder of the Band and multiple solo Grammy winner, has been cleared for a return to performing after undergoing an undisclosed medical procedure.
REO Speedwagon, STYX and Ted Nugent will join forces for The Midwest Rock ‘n’ Roll Express, a 30-date U.S. tour beginning May 1.
When superstar drummer Kenny Aronoff — on tour now with Chickenfoot — starts recalling his sideman projects, they spill out with no rhyme or reason. He’s, almost literally, played them all.
Matthew Shipp has earned his reputation as an out-jazz piano player who offers the clearest alternative yet to the propulsive cacophony of Cecil Taylor.
Most people, when they look at me, think I’m probably one of those types who, if they get into music at all, go for the Kenny G, lite-jazz, adult-contemporary pablum
Against a backdrop of a slow waltz toward disappointment and death comes a familiar story — that of a man trying to scratch out a living any way he can. The emotion is amplified with great subtlety by some swelling horns