Articles by: Preston Frazier

Peter White – Smile (2014)

Spirited and sophisticated, White builds on an impressive legacy with Al Stewart.

J.D. Souther, “I’ll Be Here At Closing Time” (2008): One Track Mind

J.D. Souther, “I’ll Be Here At Closing Time” (2008): One Track Mind

Souther is one of the best in the business at telling stories, period.

Toto and Michael McDonald, August 29, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Toto and Michael McDonald, August 29, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Toto just seems to get better with age – and Michael McDonald held his own.

Bobby Broom – My Shining Hour (2014)

Bobby Broom – My Shining Hour (2014)

Steely Dan opening act Bobby Broom releases a terrific set of jazz standards.

One Track Mind: Reload, “Dark Matter” (2014)

One Track Mind: Reload, “Dark Matter” (2014)

Bands like France’s Reload are keeping the prog rock genre alive.

Louise Goffin – Songs from the Mine (2014)

Louise Goffin – Songs from the Mine (2014)

The daughter of Carole King and the late Gerry Goffin shines on her own.

David + David – Boomtown (1986): On Second Thought

David + David – Boomtown (1986): On Second Thought

Dark and intriguing, it left us eager for a second album that, alas, never came.

Something Else! sneak peek: Gerald Albright – Slam Dunk (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Gerald Albright – Slam Dunk (2014)

Another well-developed mixture of smooth jazz, and adult contemporary music.

Gimme Five: Overlooked Yes Albums (And Why Some of  Them Should Be)

Gimme Five: Overlooked Yes Albums (And Why Some of Them Should Be)

For every ‘Fragile,’ Yes has several other projects that are routinely ignored.

Preston Frazier’s Mid-Year Best of 2014 (Rock, Pop and Jazz): Simon Phillips, Kere Buchanan, Nathan East, Oz Noy, Judith Owen, Toto

Preston Frazier’s Mid-Year Best of 2014 (Rock, Pop and Jazz): Simon Phillips, Kere Buchanan, Nathan East, Oz Noy, Judith Owen, Toto

Already, we’ve heard so much great stuff from the Toto family tree of music.

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