Posts tagged with "Allen Toussaint"

THE FAB FAUX VIDEO PREMIERE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

VIDEO PREMIERE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musicians: THE FAB FAUX Video: LADY MADONNA Performance at SiriusXM Studios with The Hogshead Horns & The Crème Tangerine Strings Songwriters: Paul McCartney (Lennon-McCartney) THE FAB FAUX PERFORM THE BEATLES’ WHITE ALBUM IN ITS ENTIRETY The Fab Faux (Will Lee, Rich Pagano, Jimmy Vivino, Frank Agnello and Jack Petruzzelli) bring the Beatles’ records to the stage, note-for-note. Introducing... 

WILL LEE

WILL LEE Late night TV’s ace of bass releases a star-studded solo project   His nightly gig on the Late Show With David Letterman makes Will Lee one of America’s most visible bassists. Since 1982, Lee has excelled in the pressure cooker of live TV, backing countless guest stars. He also tours with Israeli guitarist Oz Noy and takes the stage weekly with the Fab Faux, a group that performs stunning recreations of the Beatles catalog. Now Lee... 

Allen Toussaint

ALLEN TOUSSAINT At 75, the New Orleans music icon releases his first live album By Jeff Tamarkin For more than a half-century, Allen Toussaint has reigned as contemporary music’s Renaissance man. As a songwriter alone, his output is legendary—classics such as “Mother-in-Law,” “Get Out of My Life, Woman,” “Yes We Can Can,” “Working in the Coal Mine,” and “On Your Way Down” all came from his pen. Glen Campbell turned Toussaint’s... 

JON CLEARY

JON CLEARY Occapella joncleary.com In the steamy, groove-drenched version of New Orleans presented on this album—a tribute to legendary Crescent City songwriter Allen Toussaint—Jon Cleary has but one rule: “Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky.” Well, not everything. The English-born session ace mellows out on Glen Campbell’s 1977 hit “Southern Nights,” but he gets toes tapping even as he gazes at the stars and plucks out a spare piano melody.... 
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