Posts tagged with "Steely Dan"

Video & Web Exclusive Interview Boney James

Video & Web Exclusive Interview Boney James
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  BONEY JAMES Video:  “Honestly” featuring Avery*Sunshine SAXOPHONIST AND COMPOSER BONEY JAMES’ HONESTLY REFLECTS MUSIC’S POWER TO TRANSPORT Four-time Grammy Nominee Celebrates 25 Years with September 1, 2017 Release Featuring Vocalists Avery*Sunshine and Eric Roberson Boney James released his 16th album on September 1, 2017, titled Honestly—25 years after his debut recording, Trust.... 

Video and Exclusive Interview Peter Erskine

Video and Exclusive Interview Peter Erskine
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  PETER ERSKINE Band: DR. UM Song: “Eleven Eleven” Recorded at Sweetwater Studios Critically acclaimed and celebrated drummer Peter Erskine has played the drums since the age of four and is known for his versatility and love of working in different musical genres. He has appeared on over 600 albums and film scores, and has won two Grammy Awards, as well as an honorary doctorate from the Berklee... 

CURTIS STIGERS Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview

CURTIS STIGERS Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician: CURTIS STIGERS Music Video: One More for the Road 50 years ago, magic was made on the stage of the Sands Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, when the timeless cool of Frank Sinatra met the robust swing of the Count Basie Orchestra. Sinatra at the Sands has remained a beloved classic ever since, the perfect marriage of old-school pop and big band jazz. Singer, songwriter and saxophonist Curtis Stigers has... 

VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW FRANCIS JAMES RALLS featuring AUBREY LOGAN

VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW FRANCIS JAMES RALLS featuring AUBREY LOGAN
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW FRANCIS JAMES RALLS featuring AUBREY LOGAN-and TAKE 6’s ALVIN CHEA & KHRISTIAN DENTLEY  Music Video: “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” Creative Collaborations To Capture A Capella Sound For A New Generation When asked about the innovative and ground-breaking approach of producing this Christmas classic, Francis James Ralls said, “I enjoy collaboration—especially when the collaboration involves... 

BOZ SCAGGS

BOZ SCAGGS
BOZ SCAGGS  The genre-blending genius takes on classic songs in a historic studio  By Jeff Tamarkin Play Boz Scaggs’ 44-year-old debut album, his 1976 multiplatinum megahit Silk Degrees, or his pair of standards records from the past decade, and one constant emerges from his music: He remains true to his vision, finding that sweet spot where R&B, pop, jazz, blues and rock intersect and then customizing it. Scaggs’ attention to detail, level... 

DONALD FAGEN

DONALD FAGEN
DONALD FAGEN The Steely Dan co-captain finds new freedom on his latest solo effort By Russell Hall  Two years ago Donald Fagen decided to wipe the slate clean. His first three solo albums—1982’s The Nightfly, 1993’s Kamakiriad and 2006’s Morph the Cat—had been tied together by unified themes, based on stages of Fagen’s life. For his new record, Sunken Condos, Fagen cast aside such constraints. “Those first three albums, which appeared... 

Al Schmitt

Al Schmitt
Al Schmitt Five decades of sterling productions and still going strong “Legendary” is a term that is often bandied about too freely. But what other word could you use to describe a man whose first recording session was for the Duke Ellington Orchestra and whose work continues to dominate the charts to this very day? After more than five decades behind the board, Al Schmitt is universally acknowledged as one of the absolute masters of his trade.... 
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