Archive for October 18th, 2012

Ross Hammond  – Revival Trio (2012)

Ross Hammond – Revival Trio (2012)

Earlier this year, “Sacramento’s secret weapon” (quoting myself) made a wonderful out-jazz quintet record featuring saxophonist Vinny Golia.

Songs where Bob Dylan, well, sucked: Gimme Five

Songs where Bob Dylan, well, sucked: Gimme Five

It is fair to say that the most difficult comparison Bob Dylan ever faces is with his former selves. Still, over the years, there have been some selves that were undoubtedly worse than others.

Elizabeth Shepherd – Rewind (2012)

Elizabeth Shepherd – Rewind (2012)

Toronto-born vocalist, pianist, producer, and arranger Elizabeth Shepherd brings a spirit of freshness to Rewind, her first full-length album of standards.

Craig Chaquico on Jefferson Starship’s “Count on Me,” “Find Your Way Back,” “Jane,” “No Way Out”: Gimme Five

Craig Chaquico on Jefferson Starship’s “Count on Me,” “Find Your Way Back,” “Jane,” “No Way Out”: Gimme Five

Craig Chaquico joins us to talk about key moments from Jefferson Starship and his solo career, including his take on the Albert King-via-Cream classic “Born Under a Bad Sign” from the guitarist’s newly released debut for Blind Pig. We also touch on memorable hits like 1978’s “Count On Me,” 1979’s “Jane,” 1984’s “No Way Out” and his 1994 remake ofRead More