Archive for November 11th, 2014

The Rolling Stones, “Waiting On A Friend (Hampton Coliseum, 1981)”: One Track Mind

Mick Jagger’s take on “Waiting on a Friend,” from the Rolling Stones’ newly issued ‘Hampton Coliseum – Live In 1981,’ becomes a character study.

Dan Kibler, Bottle Kids + others – A Kool Kat Kristmas, Volume Two (2014)

Even those who don’t celebrate will be moved by ‘A Kool Kat Kristmas, Volume Two,’ simply it’s so melodic and memorable.

Nick Mason was Pink Floyd’s secret weapon on The Endless River: ‘Nick’s just got a way of playing’

Nick Mason was Pink Floyd’s secret weapon on The Endless River: ‘Nick’s just got a way of playing’

A key figure argues that Pink Floyd’s ‘The Endless River’ might never have been completed without Nick Mason’s presence.

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble – Sketches of Spain Revisited (2014)

Obert Davis and the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic manage to be faithful to Miles Davis’ original ‘Sketches of Spain,’ yet take it to new heights.

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