Earlier this year, Neil Young played two concerts at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium. The shows, mostly focusing on his upcoming album, Prairie Wind, were filmed by Jonathon Demme, director of the Talking Heads concert film, Stop Making Sense. Karen Barry Schwarz was fortunate enough to be at these shows and we are incredibly fortunate that she wanted to share that experience with us!
A second collaboration of the venerable guitarist Kottke and Phish bassist Gordon finds the pair in fine form, This is a tribute to Caribbean music, but also a fine example of how great musicians expand a genre. A delight from start to finish.
Throughout this very jazzy album, Steve is accompanied by various musicians playing drums, percussion, vibraphone, steel pans and piano. The main focus, though, is Steve playing the stick. You even get to hear Steve and Tony Levin play together on the delightful Woodstick Suite.
Inside The Music Series 1970 – 1995 If you’re not familiar with Classic Rock Productions’ Inside the Music series, it consists of a critical look at a band’s career and music. These critiques are done by people in the industry and are not endorsed by the artists themselves. Meaning there is no useless flattery going […]
The L’il Nipper is a convenient stringing tool, a combination string cutter and pin puller. It’s small (fits in the palm of your hand) and, more important, when winding or unwinding your strings, the movement you make is up and down rather than circular so it puts less stress on your wrist.