Posts tagged with "CHICAGO"

Video & Web-Exclusive Interview Steve Weingart

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Musician:  STEVE WEINGART Video:  “Smile” STEVE WEINGART & RENEE JONES DEBUT NEW ALBUM OASIS AT 2018 WINTER NAMM  Steve Weingart’s musical journey began when his parents recognized his gift at the age of three, and sought out the best piano teacher in their home town of Dayton, Ohio. A critical foundation of classical studies followed. It allowed him to appreciate the complex compositions... 

Video & Web Exclusive Interview The Hit Men

Video Premiere & Web-Exclusive Interview Band:  THE HIT MEN Video:  “You Can’t Fight Love” Songwriters:  Jimmy Ryan & Mike Ragogna THE HIT MEN PREMIERE ORIGINAL SONG “YOU CAN’T FIGHT LOVE”  The Hit Men are musicians in a class all their own. They have played on 85 albums, many of them gold and multi-platinum. They are rock’s great sidemen. This lineup of stellar musicians leaps from the shadows to release a music video... 

EXCLUSIVE U.S. PREMIERE RACHAEL SAGE

VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  RACHAEL SAGE Music Video: “Home (Where I Am Now)” Songwriters: Rachael Sage & Fiona Harte Video Directed by Rachael Sage & Meredith Tarr Shot & Edited by Meredith Tarr Performers: Rachael Sage, Kelly Halloran and Zaharry Zaharryeff Location: Camden Lock, London, UK Track Produced by Rachael Sage & Andy Zulla RACHAEL SAGE Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine... 

BILLY RAY CYRUS

VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW   Musician:  BILLY RAY CYRUS Video: “Thin Line” featuring Shelby Lynne Songwriter: Billy Ray Cyrus Billy Ray Cyrus is a singer-songwriter, actor and philanthropist—helping many charities, including veterans and military families. We talked with Cyrus about his new album two days after his performance of the 1992 hit “Some Gave All” at the Tennessee Titans’ opener on Sunday, 9/11/16. Before... 

GREG FRIIA

SONG FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Songwriter:  GREG FRIIA Song Video: BONNIE TYLER Song: “You Try” Songwriters: Greg Friia, Mary Danna, Anthony Little, Andrew Lane GREG FRIIA Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David   How did the idea of “You Try” come to you? I wrote this song with Mary Danna, Anthony Little and Los Angeles producer Andrew Lane. At the time, Andrew was producing... 

Video Feature & Interview: MARK CAWLEY

VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Songwriter:  MARK CAWLEY Song: “My Angel is Here” Songwriters: Mark Cawley, Billy Lawrie, Lulu (Marie Lawrie)   MARK CAWLEY Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David How did the idea of “My Angel is Here” come to you? This song is so unusual in so many ways. I wrote it with Lulu (yep, that “To Sir with Love” Lulu) and her brother Billy Lawrie.... 

CHICAGO

THE FACES OF CHICAGO WERE UNKNOWN TO MANY when photographer Norman Seeff shot this L.A. session for the band’s 1978 album, Hot Streets. “All their previous covers featured graphic renditions of their logo,” he says. “No one ever saw the band.” When a “mob of guys” arrived at his studio, Seeff feared he had his work cut out for him. “When you have a large group—and a square album cover—one challenge is how to squeeze everyone in,”... 
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