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T Bone Burnett headlined The Jazz Foundation of America's 25t Annual Loft Party and the forever-energetic Keith Richards brings the house down at "A Great Night In Harlem" at the Apollo -- honoring Sonny Rollins.
It was originally missing a vital element for success, he says.
By the fall of '81, Los Lobos, inspired by dynamic roots rockers like the Blasters, had incorporated punk's rawness into their folk sound. Bill Bentley, the newly installed music editor of LA Weekly (arch-rival to the Reader) helped put them on the Hollywood map.
My Morning Jacket's mysterious frontman/guitarist/vocalist must enjoy keeping people guessing, bouncing from prestigious side projects to occasional solo work to incredible collaborations with the likes of Elvis Costello and Marcus Mumford.
Today -- after the amicable departure of Flemons and Robinson for their own solo projects -- the band, more than ever, is a shifting troupe of young African-American folk musicians who revolve around Rhiannon Giddens. I had long wanted to speak with this lady.
With Piper behind the console, Amanda's core band of drummer Robert DiPietro, bassist Rob Jost, and guitarist Tony Scherr afford Harburg / Thorpe's song-cycle a sense of warmth and immediacy not often evident in studio recordings
By the time she was just 19, Betty Buckley was already a veteran performer singing with a jazz trio at the Casa Del Sol Supper Club in her native Fort Worth. At 15, she had made her professional debut playing Dainty June in Gypsy.
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Jordan Witzigreuter: "I wrote a bunch of songs -- 70 or so -- over the past two years, and only a few of those 70 were even considered for this album. I tend to like a song when I finish it, give it a week, and then I'm over it, so the ones that made the cut were the ones I still felt passionately about."
Newfound fame and adulation might be dizzying -- "We're trying not to let it overwhelm us," Price said over the phone as the wheels kept turning -- but Lake Street Dive is grounded enough to realize what it means to finally stand in the on-deck circle with home run potential.
Our sense is that True Detective will be as much about understanding what happened between Hart and Cohle as solving a murder. Because of the interviews, we know something about how things turn out. But that only makes it harder to work out.
What happens to a musician when desperation overshadows inspiration? The atmospheric new film Inside Llewyn Davis, written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, tracks a grieving folk singer-songwriter in search of his Muse -- or any Muse.
During the September event to celebrate the folk music that fills the film, The Punch Brothers and Mumford sang the song
T Bone Burnett: It is a joke song, but here's the thing ... even if a song is supposed to be bad in a film, it still has
Inside Llewyn Davis plays out like a prayer sung in the freezing dark of night to a bright, warm future morning to come. It is the story of a man left out in the cold with only his guitar and his songs.
Buddy Miller, who was a music producer on the series' first season along with Burnett, has since stepped in as the music
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"We spent twenty years of our lives not playing music together but being interested in it. Then suddenly, things all work out. "Why don't we just do it together? We live together. It's much more convenient. Why don't we just make a band in our home?""
Back with his 13th solo album, Elton John's The Diving Board is slated for release in the United States by Capitol Records on September 24, 2013.
Elton John is gearing up to release his 30th studio album, which is also his first solo release in seven years. Now the 66
Inside Llewyn Davis is a compassionate reminder of how hard it is to be an artist, and of the great legacy musicians leave behind. At the end of the day, when a civilization is assessed with the clarity of historical perspective, it is the arts that most define it: architecture, painting, plays, philosophy, music.
"None of the songs are wholly about losing two band members and going through that drama, they are all parts and pieces of our daily life. It's not an autobiography of Paramore."