Archive for March 7th, 2015

Help to get jazz percussion legend Warren Smith’s residency recordings released

Help jazz percussion great Warren Smith get some memorable material from a recent residency at NYC’s The Stone club released and keep his legacy intact.

Toto – Toto XIV (2015)

Toto – Toto XIV (2015)

“Running Out of Time,” my ass. With ‘XIV,’ Toto has shown they’re not running out of time. In fact, they’ve gotten a second wind.

Tom Jones – yes, Tom Jones – is a Bob Dylan nut: ‘You can’t compare him to anybody else’

Tom Jones – yes, Tom Jones – is a Bob Dylan nut: ‘You can’t compare him to anybody else’

It might seem, well, so unusual, but Tom Jones counts Bob Dylan as a hero. That led to a surprise appearance at the recent MusiCares Foundation concert.

ARO, “Raining Gold” (2015): One Track Mind

ARO, “Raining Gold” (2015): One Track Mind

ARO is light years away from the squawky, attention-hungry hot messes that Aimee Osbourne’s sister Kelly has unleashed on the music world.

Does Steve Cropper ever grow weary of his most familiar hits?: ‘Some guys don’t like to do the same thing’

Does Steve Cropper ever grow weary of his most familiar hits?: ‘Some guys don’t like to do the same thing’

Steve Cropper has been playing “Midnight Hour,” “Green Onions” and “Soul Man” for decades. It’d be understandable if he became tired of them.

Go behind the scenes at The Last Waltz: ‘It was so exciting, very exciting’

Go behind the scenes at The Last Waltz: ‘It was so exciting, very exciting’

Pattie Boyd gives fans an exclusive peek into the rehearsals for ‘The Last Waltz’ concert by the Band, saying “it was so exciting, very exciting.”