Garth Hudson, fresh off an emotional concert tribute to the fallen voices of the Band, has begun work on a new musical project — and this one promises to be even more personal.
Archive for December 11th, 2012
The tireless Bobby Kimball has just returned from a South American tour, and already he’s got plans for another series of concert appearances — this time on the other side of the world.
Co-founding guitarist Anthony Phillips left Genesis more than four decades ago, and on the newly released Private Parts and Pieces XI: City of Dreams, he may have never sounded further away.
I love to discuss the “outside” jazz artists who are way out on the cutting edge of the genre, but the cold hard truth is that the best hope for expanding the shrunken audience for jazz comes from the crossover guys.
It’s that time of the year again, when holiday songs are beamed from every nook and cranny conceivable, be it chestnuts roasting over an open fire at a taco joint, or dreaming of a white Christmas in a dentist office
What a year. Several metric tons of great music passed through my ears but somehow I managed to remember almost none of it. Too busy. Too worried. Too distracted. Being so caught up in my own thoughts caused most of sound to bounce right off.