Archive for November 1st, 2014

Emotional tribute to Mel Davis proved music says far more than words

A celebration of the life of one of improvisation’s major influences found many who loved Mel Davis gathered on stage at London’s Cafe Oto.

Nick Mason says Pink Floyd won’t make U2’s iTunes mistake: ‘They did it the wrong way around’

Nick Mason says Pink Floyd won’t make U2’s iTunes mistake: ‘They did it the wrong way around’

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason expresses surprise that U2 would devalue their music by giving it away.

Graham Nash still cautiously optimistic about Crosby Stills Nash and Young reunion: ‘Let’s see what happens’

Graham Nash still cautiously optimistic about Crosby Stills Nash and Young reunion: ‘Let’s see what happens’

Graham Nash argues that a partnership like Crosby Stills Nash and Young’s is bigger than David Crosby’s “inappropriate” remarks.

Billy Childs – Map to the Treasure: Reimaging Laura Nyro (2014)

With Billy Childs’ ‘Map to the Treasure: Reimaging Laura Nyro,’ it looks like my best albums of 2014 list just got longer.

Rudresh Mahanthappa, “Chillin’,” from Bird Calls (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Rudresh Mahanthappa, “Chillin’,” from Bird Calls (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Here is a sneak peek of Rudresh Mahanthappa’s “Chillin’,” from his upcoming February 2015 release ‘Bird Calls.’

Black Crown Initiate – The Wreckage of Stars (2014)

Oftentimes, bands that have a little buzz don’t live up to it. Black Crown Initiate actually deserves the hype.

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