A musical alchemist and stirring modern-day storyteller, Otis Taylor is just as apt to experiment well beyond the Delta tradition as he is to explore the raw passions of this nation’s fight for racial justice. This isn’t your grandfather’s blues.
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Steve Hackett, who still nurtures a lasting affinity for classical music, has leapt headlong back into prog rock
Greg Lake is going it alone on an upcoming U.S. tour – playing songs and sharing stories of his time with King Crimson, Emerson Lake and Palmer and as a solo artist.
Chicago co-founder Danny Seraphine is putting the finishing touches on his second album with California Transit Authority – which fashioned its name and its muscular jazz-rock approach from his old group’s initial sound
Along with John Fahey, American composer Robbie Basho helped redefine the steel-stringed guitar as a concert instrument.
Pianist and composer Ramsey Lewis, a jazz and crossover legend five decades in the making, has recorded some 80 albums, received seven gold records and earned three Grammy Awards
Nils Lofgren, the longtime member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, has emerged with a fiery, emotionally frank solo release – his first original project in six years.
We caught up with drummer Alan White as Yes prepared to reconvene for the next leg of a lengthy tour in support of its comeback album Fly From Here, beginning on Thursday.
Trumpeter Nicholas Payton may have begun his journey as part of the traditionalists in the early-1990s Young Lions movement, but he couldn’t have emerged any further afield.
Jimmy Cobb, the lone survivor of legendary jazz dates featuring Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Dinah Washington, Wes Montgomery and others, continues to furiously drum — even while carrying the torch.