Archive for November 18th, 2012

Steely Dan Sunday, Confessions of a Side Man: Recording on Donald Fagen’s Sunken Condos, Part 2

*** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Here is the second part of a three installment series chronicling harmonica extraordinaire Will Galison’s first hand experience working with Donald Fagen on a couple of tracks for what became Fagen’s next album

Asia – Resonance: The Omega Tour (2012)

Asia – Resonance: The Omega Tour (2012)

Getting the music right, after all of these years, is in many ways the easy part. What changes, inevitably, for bands of Asia’s vintage are the vocals.

Satoko Fujii and Natsuki Tamura – Muku (2012)

Pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura take to Muku with designs on once again challenging the listener. The two have consistently done so throughout their impressive careers thus far, so it should come as no surprise

Shows I’ll Never Forget: The Monkees, November 16, 2012

Shows I’ll Never Forget: The Monkees, November 16, 2012

At the Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois: Many so-called nostalgia acts figure all the crowd wants is to hear the big hits. However, longtime fans were richly rewarded on November 16, 2012, when The Monkees hit the stage