Showing posts from July, 2017

Tears For Fears / Hall & Oates Postpone US Shows

Sad news for Tears For Fears / Hall & Oates fans. Representatives announced late this afternoon that their remaining 4 US shows are postponed due to a family emergency with the band of Tears for Fears. Good news. . . shows will be rescheduled with dates to be posted. Tears For Fears took their Facebook page to make the announcement: "Tears for Fears regretfully announce the postponement of their last four US tour dates, due to a family emergency. All dates will be rescheduled with details to follow shortly. Please see below dates and venues" Representatives from Hall & Oates posted soon after: "Due to a Tears For Fears family emergency, the Daryl Hall & John Oates and Tears For Fears upcoming dates - have been postponed.  " Tuesday, July 25 SAP Center, San Jose, CA (with Daryl Hall & John Oates) Wednesday, July 26 Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA (headline) Friday, July 28 & Saturday, July 29 STAPLES Center, Los

LO'S PICK OF THE DAY - "Love Will Take You" by Greg Mathieson" Featuring Casey Young

  Originally featured on Inside MusiCast This week on my Picks, I am going to be featuring my friend;  Casey Young ; keyboardist, composer, synth programmer, musician extraordinaire. You may not be familiar with his name, but I guarantee you've heard the iconic songs he's been a part of. Casey's credits are like a who's who; working with notable people such as The Pointer Sisters, Manhattan Transfer, Johnny Gill, Yes, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, David Sanborn, Quincy Jones, George Duke, Bill Champlin & Michael Sembello, just to name a few. Over his long career, Casey has designed synthesizers and programed electronic instruments for a string of albums and movies. My Pick today features Casey on two different basses - synth and acoustic, as well as programming. From his 2004 release; "West Coast Groove,"  "Love will Take You" is a cool groove; written by  Greg Mathieson Music  &  Bill Champlin  and features the A List in musicians Abe Labori

Happy Birthday, America! You're 241 Years Old Today!!

Well it's that time of year again! People all over this nation will be celebrating the birth of America! And let's face it, no celebration is complete without music! So turn your speakers up and let's celebrate the Fourth of July!! A perfect song for a day outside. WAR's "All Day Music " "People Got to Be Free" by The Rascals Have to throw in a couple of Trini Lopez classics. His cover of West Side Story's "America. " "This Land Is Your Land" Jay & The American's - "Only In America" Seattle's own Jimi Hendrix tearing the "Star Spangled Banner" up at Woodstock No list is complete without this classic by Don McLean "American Pie" “America the Beautiful” by The Great Ray Charles Like Jimi and Ray, Stevie Wonder puts his spin on an American Classic. What I love is the integrity of the songs are not compromised but nothing less