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Something Else! sneak peek: Bruce Hornsby, “Mandolin Rain” from Solo Concerts (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Bruce Hornsby, “Mandolin Rain” from Solo Concerts (2014)

This No. 4 1986 hit is experienced anew, like it’s never been heard.

Something Else! sneak peek: Bruce Hornsby, “Life in the Psychotropics” from Solo Concerts (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Bruce Hornsby, “Life in the Psychotropics” from Solo Concerts (2014)

After a period of exploring roots music, Hornsby takes a bold step.

Grateful Dead – View from the Vault II: RFK Stadium, June 14, 1991 (2013)

Grateful Dead – View from the Vault II: RFK Stadium, June 14, 1991 (2013)

This lo-fi ’90s-era Grateful Dead concert holds lasting significance since it documents their intriguing collaboration with Bruce Hornsby.

Bruce Hornsby – Red Hook Summer (2012)

The criminally underappreciated Bruce Hornsby, shackled forever in the public consciousness by his lone drum-tracked No. 1 hit from 1986, returns with a nuanced, assured soundtrack effort for the forthcoming Spike Lee film.

Jack DeJohnette – Sound Travels (2012)

Jack DeJohnette, the ferociously talented rhythmnist, opens and closes this project at the piano, all alone. There’s a quiet grace about it that belies everything we’ve come in expecting from, you know, a jazz drummer’s record.

Eagles, Herbie Hancock, Tom Petty, Levon Helm slated for 2012 New Orleans Jazz Fest

The Eagles and Tom Petty play the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival for the first time, as 2012’s lineup is announced for the sprawling outdoor music event featuring rock, jazz, Americana, gospel, rhythm and blues, Cajun and zydeco.

Year-End Odds and Ends: Rock, Pop & Blues

by Pico Before diving deeper into the stacks o’ jazz cd’s, I’d like to turn our attention toward a few records of the rock, pop & blues sides that I managed to sample over the last few months. With one exception, these are all by long-established stalwarts, falling right in line with our baby boomer point of view here onRead More

Charlie Haden – Rambling Boy (2008)

Charlie Haden – Rambling Boy (2008)

by Nick DeRiso We know Charlie Haden as the bass-playing ground wire on scores of jazz’s more important works — not least of which was his late 1950s turn with the shape-shifting improvisational genius Ornette Coleman. Later, Haden was memorably featured alongside John Coltrane, Keith Jarrett, Pat Metheny, with his own Liberation Music Orchestra and then the hipster noir bandRead More

Bruce Hornsby – Camp Meeting (2007)

When rock and pop stars make a foray into jazz it can risky proposition for them. While I’m sure all of them do it out of some sincere love for the music form, they can’t expect to sell as many records as they’re accustomed to and if they don’t have the chops to pull it off, they wind up lookingRead More

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