Archive for October 4th, 2012

Something Else! Interview: Jeremy Spencer, founding member of Fleetwood Mac

Jeremy Spencer, once known as the shaggy-haired slide guitarist in the original lineup of Fleetwood Mac, has returned with a new album that boldly expands his musical reach.

Grass Roots (Sean Conly/Alex Harding/Darius Jones/Chad Taylor) – Grass Roots (2012)

No, these aren’t the guys who brought us the AM radio staples “Let’s Live for Today” and “Temptation Eyes” in the late 1960s-early 1970s. It’s a supergroup of hard working, highly regarded players in New York’s world class improvised scene

Randy Massey – Highway To My Soul (2012)

Had Bruce Springsteen been born a decade later and listed his influences as REO Speedwagon, U2 and Bryan Adams rather than Bob Dylan, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels

Ezra Weiss – Our Path to This Moment (2012)

With Our Path to This Moment, composer, arranger and pianist Ezra Weiss takes to the big band format in grand, full style.