The annual spectacle, featuring fanciful caravans and riders on horseback, and is arguably the most potent visual representation of Andalusian culture.
‘That Special Touch’, the current album from sophisticated saxophonist Kim Waters is a ten-track tour de force that has just spawned the title track as the latest single to be serviced to radio. A standout in its own right this is a number that is special in more ways than one. Kim’s daughter Kayla Waters
The title cut from super-group Jazz Funk Soul’s current CD ‘Forecast’ is going for radio play right now. Aka Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp and Paul Jackson Jr, Jazz Funk Soul operates very much at the ‘high end’ of contemporary jazz, a fact born out by the uplifting ten-track ‘Forecast’ that opens with the album’s first
Short of new music since his 2020 Trippin n Rhythm album ‘Blue Moon’ that groove drenched keyboard player Skinny Hightower is finally back on the scene with his latest single the appropriately titled ‘Groove Factor’. Jazzy and sophisticated it sits extremely well with standout tracks from ‘Blue Moon’ such as the intensely rhythmic ‘Rain’, the
For guitarist Steve Oliver 2022 was quite a year. Having whetted the collective appetites of his myriad of fans with singles such as ‘Morning Touch’ and ‘New Heights’ he released the album ‘Sojourn’ to critical acclaim. Best known for his use of synthesized guitar to conjure up a whole range of instrumental and orchestral sounds
Ronnie James Dio was an American heavy metal singer and songwriter who is considered one of the greatest voices in the history of rock music. Born in 1942 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Dio began his music career in the 1960s and rose to fame in the 1970s as the lead singer of the band Rainbow.
Stevie Nicks is an American singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the 1970s as a member of the rock band Fleetwood Mac. Born in 1948 in Phoenix, Arizona, Nicks began her music career in the late 1960s as a member of the band Fritz before joining Fleetwood Mac in 1975. Nicks’ distinctive voice, poetic lyrics
Bill Withers was an American singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the 1970s with hits such as “Ain’t No Sunshine,” “Lean on Me,” and “Just the Two of Us.” Born in 1938 in Slab Fork, West Virginia, Withers grew up in poverty and served in the U.S. Navy before pursuing a career in music. Withers’
Johnny Horton was an American country music singer and songwriter who was active from the late 1950s until his untimely death in 1960. Born in 1925 in Los Angeles, California, Horton grew up in Texas and Louisiana and was influenced by the music of Hank Williams, Ernest Tubb, and Jimmie Rodgers. Horton’s music was characterized
The Troggs were an English rock band formed in the 1960s, known for their raw, garage rock sound and their hits “Wild Thing” and “Love Is All Around.” The band consisted of lead vocalist Reg Presley, drummer Ronnie Bond, guitarist Chris Britton, and bassist Pete Staples. The Troggs’ music was characterized by its simplicity and