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Yes, “To Be Over” from Relayer (1974):  YESterdays

Yes, “To Be Over” from Relayer (1974): YESterdays

“To Be Over,” the closing track on ‘Relayer,’ demonstrates the creative high that Yes was on in 1974.

Yes, “Sound Chaser” from Relayer (1974): YESterdays

Yes, “Sound Chaser” from Relayer (1974): YESterdays

This is the closest Yes gets to sounding like the jazz-fusion of Mahavishnu Orchestra, rather than simply the world’s greatest progressive rock band.

Yes, “The Gates of Delirium” from Relayer (1974): YESterdays

Yes, “The Gates of Delirium” from Relayer (1974): YESterdays

Yes sounded looser and more passionate than ever, even as the band lost another key member ahead of 1974’s ‘Relayer.’

Los Lobos, Patrick Moraz, Geoff Downes + others: Preston Frazier’s Five Recommended Stocking Stuffer CDs

Los Lobos, Patrick Moraz, Geoff Downes + others: Preston Frazier’s Five Recommended Stocking Stuffer CDs

A pair of musicians with Yes affiliations are among Preston Frazier’s recommendations for Best of 2015 gift ideas.

Jon Anderson, Patrick Moraz discuss Yes’ Relayer: ‘Very close to the edge of jazz rock’

Jon Anderson, Patrick Moraz discuss Yes’ Relayer: ‘Very close to the edge of jazz rock’

We go in depth on one of Yes’ most inventive albums, ‘Relayer.’ Released 40 years ago today, it now represents a road not taken.

Justin Hayward and Patrick Moraz on the Moody Blues’ influential ‘Gemini Dream’: ‘We had to really rethink some things’

Justin Hayward and Patrick Moraz on the Moody Blues’ influential ‘Gemini Dream’: ‘We had to really rethink some things’

This marked a turning point for legacy proggers trying to make their way into the uncertain 1980s.

Prog Collective with Colin Moulding, John Wetton, Peter Banks, Billy Sherwood, others – Epilogue (2013)

The second Prog Collective project holds a series of intrigues for fans of Yes, as still more final recordings from the late Peter Banks surface. Another track features a partial reunion of the Relayer-era lineup

Patrick Moraz, keyboardist with Yes and the Moody Blues: Something Else! Interview

Patrick Moraz, keyboardist with Yes and the Moody Blues: Something Else! Interview

Patrick Moraz, who’s just been added to the bill for the second Cruise to the Edge prog rock event, stops in to discuss his endlessly varied career with Yes, the Moody Blues and as a solo artist.

William Shatner – Seeking Major Tom (2011)

Jesus, seriously? I have a sense of humor but this is just absolute garbage. William Shatner’s 2004 project with rock piano great Ben Folds, Has Been, was actually an entertaining diversion — tongue fully in cheek, yet it had musical merit: serious fun. This is pure junk

Circa with Billy Sherwood + Tony Kaye, “And So On” (2011): One Track Mind

Circa has every right to sound like Yes, considering that its two principal creative forces are former members of the band, and this is the tune that makes the most of that prog-rock promise.