When I attended a Pat Metheny Unity Band concert last October, I often focused on what the drummer Antonio Sanchez was doing. Not so much when he soloed but his drumming from behind the front lines.
Archive for February 18th, 2013
I tried — I really did — to shake Herb Alpert. His silky smooth trumpet musings had been my introduction to something like jazz, though, and I’ve always associated his music with a time of unvarnished musical enthusiasm.
He may be best known not for his own career, but for providing the first big break for one of the most important bands in rock history. Tony Sheridan, who passed away February 16, 2013, was the Gene Vincent of Hamburg
It’s well known that Miami Steve wasn’t so hot on the direction Bruce took with Tunnel Of Love, but I’ve always wondered what he thought of the music itself.