| May 11, 2011
| 4:14 PM
It's not often that you get to speak with a musical legend as lasting and impactful as Herb Alpert. Given that he will be performing May 20 in our backyard at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, I thought you might enjoy this....
| Jul 16, 2010
| 5:22 PM
1. The Who - Summertime Blues
2. Wear Your Love Like Heaven by Donovan
1) Jarrett's Mixtape
a. Massive Nights by The Hold Steady
b. The General Specific by Band of Horses
c. The El by Rhett Miller
d. A Little More Cocaine...
| Aug 2, 2010
| 10:20 AM
We had quite the day trip in LA. Let me tell you. One word for you guys: Hollywood. Craziness. I know what youre thinking, we get to travel around and play music for people, but this is where the real celebrities are. Im talking blow your mind star...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:14 AM
Willimantic's Shaboo Inn, co-founded in 1971 by David Foster when he was only 19, was THE quiet corner jaunt to hear great music in the 1970s; AC/DC, The Police, Elvis Costello, Joe Cocker, Dr. John, Iggy Pop, David Crosby, Bob Weir, Tom Petty, Cheap...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:43 AM
From the stirring, gospel-flavored intro of her inspiring reading of Des’ree’s 1994 hit “You Gotta Be” to the final bars of a highly distinctive, ethereal and moody remake of the Depeche Mode staple,“Enjoy The Silence,”...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 10:17 AM
a. Blackbird: The Beatles
b. I Want to Break Free: Queen
c. Changing: The Airborne Toxic Event
d. Just the Way You Are: Billy Joel
e. Melt with You: Modern English
a. In Your Wildest Dreams:The Moody Blues
| Nov 9, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Melanie Amaro demonstrated on "The X Factor" Wednesday she already has the heart of an old pro. The 19-year-old from Sunrise was hindered by a sore throat but in the great show business tradition, she knew the show must go on.
She did more than just go...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 1:40 PM
I really didn't think that Fox's "X Factor" could find more interesting people than it did the first week, but then I watched Wednesday's episode. It definitely gets better with time.
It's the second week of auditions, this time in Chicago and Seattle....
| May 13, 2011
Cornell Dupree, a versatile guitarist whose long, productive career included performances and recordings with such artists as Aretha Franklin, Paul Simon, Miles Davis and Lena Horne, died Sunday at his home in Fort Worth. Dupree, who had emphysema, was...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 9:46 AM
MA MA TOLD ME - THREE DOG NITE
SPIRIT IN THE SKY - Norman Greenbaum
GREEN EYED LADY - SUGAR LOAF
VENUS - TheShocking Blue
FORTUNEATE SON - CCR
Someday I'll be Saturday Night by Bon Jovi
Until the Night by Billy Joel
Thunder Road by...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 9:20 AM
Clarence Clemons, aka The Big Man, sax player for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, has suffered a stroke, the Associated Press reports.
Clemons, 69, was born in Norfolk County -- in an area that's now the city of Chesapeake -- in 1942. He reportedly...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 6:55 AM
In 2010, after several trying years of juggling successful careers and a growing family, guitarist Derek Trucks and his wife, singer Susan Tedeschi, shelved their respective solo groups and began assembling what would become the Tedeschi Trucks Band.