We introduced Italian-born piano virtuoso Tonino Miano in this space earlier this year while examining his FluiDensity encounter with trumpet player Brian Groder. Here’s another one-on-one meeting with another trumpeter, fellow Italian Mirio Cosottini.
Archive for September, 2013
Tidal Sound arrives has if in a rush of thought, of inspiration, of emotion. This trio, friends at Michigan’s Interlochen Arts Academy, create as if utterly compelled to do so.
With its theme of angry economic disappointment, the pairing of “Youngstown” with “Murder Incorporated” has become something of a tradition at E. Street Band shows.
Dream River is the fourth album released under Bill Callahan’s name, and further explores the introverted landscape mapped by his previous releases. It is not the most cheerful of places, to be sure
Beginning roughly with 2007’s Alison Krauss collaboration Raising Sand, Robert Plant began working in a quieter, more confidential manner that was completely alien to his Led Zeppelin style.
‘His spiritual strength is what remains’: Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan gives a touching tribute to Jon Lord
The death of Jon Lord had a profound impact on Deep Purple during the recording of its newest album Now What?!, even though he’d left the group some 10 years before.
Originated in 1942 as teenage comic-strip characters, the Archies found new means of employment in the late ’60s
Stephen Kalinich goes inside one of the most intriguing rarities found on the Beach Boys’ new Made in California box set — a song he co-wrote with Brian Wilson in 1974, “California Feelin.’”
<<< BACKWARD (“Things I Miss The Most”) ||| ONWARD (“Godwhacker”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** It would be easy to dismiss the song “Blues Beach” as “Hey Nineteen” lite.
‘I was stabbed in the back and left for dead’: Sammy Hagar can’t imagine even shaking hands with Eddie Van Halen
Sammy Hagar’s retrospective tour inevitably brought him face to face again with his hitmaking tenure in Van Halen — and with another round of similarly inevitable questions about a reunion.