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Randy Bachman's top 5 tips for guitarists: “The guitar is the most personal instrument of them all; it’s right against your heart and soul”

<b>Sat inside the main meeting room of Gibson’s central London HQ, Randy Bachman has a guitar in his hands and is excitedly showing MusicRadar how he</b> …

Guitar

50 Years On, The Band's 'Music From Big Pink' Haunts Us Still

The first hint of otherness comes from the voices.<p>They are five in all, each ragged and weary in his own way, each contributing to "Tears of Rage" on his own timetable, when stirred by some spirit. Sounding less like a polished choir than a wandering militia, they appear displaced, out of time. The …

Farm-to-table

Graham Nash Shares His Demos From 'Over The Years...'

<i>Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify or Apple Music playlist at the bottom of the page.</i><p>If his own memoir and various other accounts are credible, Graham Nash was right in the middle of the burgeoning cultural …

Democratic National Convention

Hollywood Icon & Jazz Pianist Jeff Goldblum Signs To Decca Records

Hollywood icon Jeff Goldblum has signed to the Decca Records Label Group. Goldblum, beloved for his roles in the <i>Jurassic Park</i> franchise, <i>Independence</i> …

Happy Birthday Jaco Pastorius: Weather Report Live In 1978

<b>John Francis Anthony “Jaco” Pastorius III</b> was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania on this date in 1951. The bassist went on to revolutionize the …

Think of Thelonious Monk

There was always something to talk about. The avant-garde music that verged on conceptual art but was delivered at a relaxed and buoyant foxtrot. The memorable melodies that sat atop a virtuosic harmonic conception, emphasizing unexpected dissonances. The blues that were an unchanging constant. For …

Thelonious Monk

Steely Dan’s Quiet Hero: Inside Walter Becker’s Troubled Life, Wry Genius

For years, anyone who wanted to use the bathroom while visiting Walter Becker’s studio in the countryside of Maui was directed outside. There, …

An appreciation of Steely Dan's vision of the world, by author Brendan Mathews

<i>After Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker’s death on Sunday, Sept. 3,</i> World of Tomorrow <i>author Brendan Mathews was moved to reflect on his “teenage</i> …

Walter Becker (1950–2017)

The world has lost another irreplaceable musical legend in Steely Dan guitarist, bass player, songwriter, and co-frontman Walter Becker. I spent …

Steely Dan's Walter Becker Dies At 67

Walter Becker, co-founder of Steely Dan, died Sunday at the age of 67, according to his website.<p>The news was later confirmed by his longtime bandmate Donald Fagen. In a statement, Fagen said "I intend to keep the music we created together alive as long as I can with the Steely Dan band."<p>No other …

Watch Van Morrison’s Soaring Live Rendition of Sam Cooke Classic

Van Morrison delivers a riveting rendition of the Sam Cooke classic “Bring It on Home to Me” in a live video for the cover, which features on the …

Live From Daryl's House: This Month's Episode

Kenny Loggins<p>Kenny Loggins' remarkable four-decade-plus career has brought him from the top of the charts to the toast of the Grammys. He's had smash …

Music

Video Pick of the Week: Julian Bream and John Williams Play Debussy’s ‘Clair de lune’

Jack White presents American Epic documentary series

<b>Jack White produced American Epic with T Bone Burnett and Robert Redford.</b><p><i>American Epic</i> includes a three-part documentary and a feature-length film …

Jack White

Diplomatic Dudamel leads a fervent Beethoven charge at Disney Hall

In June 2006, nine months before Gustavo Dudamel was named the 11th music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, director Peter Sellars stood on the Walt Disney Concert Hall stage and addressed the leaders of America's orchestras. We need Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, he said, not because it has a …

Flute

Diana Krall review – intimately affecting and nostalgic pop-jazz

<b>Royal Albert Hall, London</b><br>The singer might not have been at her most assured, but a palpable love of her material, her hip timing and an ebullient quintet made for an enjoyable, and - at moments - rapturous, evening<p>Diana Krall might be a superstar, but she often seems to be hankering to be just the …

Chick Corea And Béla Fleck On The Joys (And Challenges) Of Collaborating

One is a legendary pianist and NEA Jazz Master, who began his career in Miles Davis' band and went on to shape the sound of jazz fusion with Return to Forever. The other is a world-renowned banjo player best known for his role in the bluegrass scene, including work with progressive bluegrass band …

JD Souther On World Cafe

JD Souther is a songwriter's songwriter, best known for the songs he wrote and co-wrote for The Eagles — songs like "Heartache Tonight," "Best Of My Love" and the one he performs live on this episode of <i>World Cafe</i>, "New Kid In Town."<p>Souther's position has only been solidified by other hits, …

Watch Keith Richards Talk Guitar, Music Heroes in Netflix Doc Trailer

“I know who I am,” Keith Richards says in the trailer for his upcoming Netflix documentary. “But I realize that people think Keith Richards is …

Music News & Concert Reviews

Featured Articles<p>JamBase List<p>High Sierra Music Festival 2018: 12 Acts Not To Miss<p>12:58 pm PDT<p>JamBase CEO David Onigman and Editorial Director Scott …

Watch Rob Thomas Talk Rock-Star Excess, Matchbox Twenty Success, New LP

Last month, Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas released <i>The Great Unknown</i>, his first solo album in six years. In an exclusive video interview with</i> …

Berta Rojas Proves The Classical Guitar Can 'Sing A Tango'

Berta Rojas, a two-time Latin Grammy nominee, is widely considered one of the world's great classical guitarists. Critics have praised her flawless technique, dynamic sensibility and artistry. With her latest album, <i>History of Tango</i>, the Paraguayan musician takes on a popular Latin-American style …

Hear Alabama, Alison Krauss Duet on Romantic ‘Come Find Me’

Alabama’s repertoire has always been a solid blend of foot-stomping anthems and tender ballads, and the tradition continues on <i>Southern Drawl</i>, the …

Carlos Santana Forming Group with Herbie Hancock, John McLaughlin and Wayne Shorter

In a new interview with Billboard, Carlos Santana says he plans to launch a new project entitled Supernova, a jazz fusion act that will include his …

Pete Seeger, legendary folk singer and activist, dies at age 94

NEW YORK — Pete Seeger, the banjo-picking troubadour who sang for migrant workers, college students and star-struck presidents in a career that …

Why do banjos sound so twangy?

Folk, country and bluegrass music often feature the distinctive sound of the banjo. Twangy, bright and almost metallic, the banjo is a stringed …

Diana Krall still just doing music that she likes

Long before Diana Krall was a jazz superstar, accompanying herself on piano for Nat King Cole, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin cover songs that've sold millions of copies, she was a kid listening to the radio in the '70s. She bought Elton John and Linda Ronstadt records with the money she made …

Lauryn Hill Still Got it, Slays Nina Simone Cover on Jimmy Fallon

She effortlessly nails this classic cover.<p>Embedded from player.theplatform.com.<p><b>Lauryn Hill</b> made a rare TV appearance on the <i>Late Night with Jimmy</i> …

Flashback: See Linda Ronstadt’s Heartbreaking Duet With Johnny Cash

A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame who has also influenced two generations of country song stylists, Linda Ronstadt celebrates her 68th …

Brian Wilson On World Cafe

You'd think it would be difficult for Brian Wilson to pick his favorite Beach Boys song, but he's decisive: It's "God Only Knows." In this conversation on <i>World Cafe</i>, he also says that while he loves the new Wilson biopic <i>Love & Mercy</i> (out Friday)<i>,</i> there are parts that were hard for him to watch.<p>The …