Archive for February 7th, 2013

‘Wonderful, and inspiring’: Robben Ford on his new album, Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, George Harrison … and Kiss?

‘Wonderful, and inspiring’: Robben Ford on his new album, Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, George Harrison … and Kiss?

Do-anything guitarist Robben Ford is hailing his forthcoming album Bringing It Back Home as “my favorite thing that I’ve done in a long time,” and that’s certainly saying something.

Forgotten series: Head East – The Best Of Head East (2001)

One can never accuse Head East of not paying their dues. Formed in 1969, the Illinois based band kicked about the local live circuit for half a decade before finally translating their music onto vinyl.

Recalling five of Levon Helm’s most stirring moments: ‘The loamy voiced, rhythmic heart of the Band’

Recalling five of Levon Helm’s most stirring moments: ‘The loamy voiced, rhythmic heart of the Band’

Sunday gives us another chance to remember Levon Helm, as Elton John, Mavis Staples and others pay tribute to the rail-jumping, loamy voiced, rhythmic heart of the Band during the annual Grammy awards.

Yelena Eckemoff Trio – Glass Song (2013)

Russian-born Yelena Eckemoff is a classically trained concert pianist who has more recently in her career taken on jazz, but has done so strictly on her terms.

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