The Band is revealed in all of its muscular, almost (but never completely) out-of-control on-stage glory — bolstered, in a meeting of musical worlds, by these stabbing horn charts from Allen Toussaint.Read more ›
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While “It’s Makes No Difference” is commonly understood to be Rick Danko’s career peak as a vocalist, “The Unfaithful Servant” is in many ways just as observant, and maybe more interesting.Read more ›
Elton John has returned with an elegiac Tumbleweed Connection-era style triumph, while Gov’t Mule, Sammy Hagar and Willie Nelson are joined by a series of famous friends. Sting, meanwhile, disappoints.Read more ›
The Band’s initial live release, 1972′s Rock of Ages, off-handedly overhauling their catalog, rather than attempting to simply replicate it — showcasing a group pushing itself musically and creatively.Read more ›
I once read that the great acoustic bassist Ray Brown had appeared on more records than any other jazz sideman. If Will Lee doesn’t hold that distinction among electric bassists, than I’m at a loss as to who that might be.Read more ›
Will Lee is probably best known as the bassist in the CBS Orchestra, which has supplied music and comedy for the Late Show with David Letterman for a long time now.Read more ›
Something Else! sneak peek: Will Lee with Billy Gibbons and Allen Toussaint, “Get Out Of My Life Woman” (2013)
If you’re an album sleeve credits reader like I am, then you know session superstar bassist Will Lee very well.Read more ›
Get the weekend off to a rollicking good start with a stream of this classic Allen Toussaint gem, as reimagined by Robben Ford for his current Mascot Label Group release Bringing It Back Home.Read more ›
‘Wonderful, and inspiring’: Robben Ford on his new album, Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, George Harrison … and Kiss?
Do-anything guitarist Robben Ford is hailing his forthcoming album Bringing It Back Home as “my favorite thing that I’ve done in a long time,” and that’s certainly saying something.Read more ›