Heart’s ‘Live at the Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’ shows a jubilant band obviously thrilled at the prospect of performing in such a storied venue.
Not always tuneful but unfailingly engaging and playful, ‘Hearts and Minds’ exemplifies the best qualities of adventurous Chicago jazz.
In retrospect, I’m kind of sorry I just couldn’t get into Rush’s ‘2112’ when it first came out.
With today’s announcement, it would seem the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame finally saw the light by including Yes – but they’re not off the hook yet.
Ed Toth discusses his time in the Doobie Brothers, as well as earlier work as a former member of the platinum-selling Vertical Horizon.
Like the mythical phoenix bird that rises from the ashes, Azymuth has rebounded from a devastating blow. On ‘Fênix’, José Roberto Bertrami’s spirit lives on strong.
Preston Frazier offers his thoughts on the best reissues and box sets from 2016, with two special honorable mentions.
Ivo Perelman liberally mixes and matches his improv trios for his ‘Art of the Improv Trio’ series and maintains his high standards for free jazz all the same.
The Beatles may have been in their final stages, but “Don’t Let Me Down” exemplifies how they could ultimately work together to create powerful songs.
In the battle between the 1400’s and the 2000’s, art in the form of uniquely inspired music wins.