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Monthly Archives: March 2001
Richard X. Heyman is one of those musical savants who does it all – write, sing, play any instrument , and produce truly catchy pop songs. On "Hoosier Girl," Heyman records the title cut with Peter Noone ("Herman" of Herman’s … Continue reading
Singer/Songwriter Mark Erelli crafts songs with a confidence and maturity that belie his years. On "Compass & Companion", his second record, Erelli’s compelling voice and unfailing melodic sense range over the territory of life and love in styles from earnest … Continue reading
Noone who saw the Jerry Garcia Band could miss the chemistry between the renowned guitarist and his keyboard player, Melvin Seals. In this audio profile Seals talks about his collaboration with Garcia, and selections from their CD "Shining Star." The … Continue reading
Harriet Tubman explores the frontier where funk, rhythm and melody converge as sound and energy. The New York City-based trio with Brandon Ross on guitar Melvin Gibbs on bass and J.T. Lewis on drums, pulled cuts for "Prototype" from several … Continue reading