Archive for May 10th, 2012

Brandon Wright – Journeyman (2012)

Journeyman is sax specialist Brandon Wright’s second time out as a leader and for this go around he brought some of his cohorts in the Mingus Big Band in the studio with him

Gimme Five: Vernon Reid on Spectrum Road, Living Colour and James 'Blood' Ulmer

Vernon Reid has a busy 2012 on tap, with a new jazz-rock collaboration as a part of Spectrum Road to be issued next month and then the latest project with the metal-funk band Living Colour.

Something Else! sneak peek: Lita Ford, “Branded” (2012)

Lita Ford has a lot to prove with her upcoming album Living like a Runaway, due out June 19, 2012. After taking 15 years away from the music biz and moving to the islands to raise a family, Ford made a less than memorable return in 2009.

Mort Weiss: There were big stars at this LA party, but I didn't shine so brightly

Let’s set the scene: Actress Polly Bergen’s Malibu Beach house, 1965. The cast of participants includes Jack Lemmon and his wife Felicia Farr, Kirk Douglas, Jackie Gleason, Steve Allen and his wife Jayne Meadows