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Devon Allman, Duane Betts, Peter Levin Join Gov’t Mule For “Statesboro Blues” [Video/Audio]
This past Saturday, January 27th, following the completion of their annual Island Exodus destination event in Jamaica, Gov’t Mule headed to Boca Raton, FL for a performance at Florida Jazz and Blues Jam, where they shared the bill with The Devon …
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Merewether Fats Blues Jam
The Merewether Fats’ Blues Jam has been running on the first Thursday of each month for over 10 years. The night is a celebration of Blues, roots and folk musical styles. Founded by Mark ‘Merewether Fats’ Salter the blues jam has become a hub for the …
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The 50 Best Jazz Trumpeters Of All Time
While it’s clear that both the trumpet and saxophone have been integral to jazz music’s development, the former instrument has arguably been the more important of the two. That’s because in jazz, all roads lead back to one man – Louis Armstrong.


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THE REVOLUTION Featured on NPR’s All Things Considered 4/30
This Sunday April 30th, NPR’s “All Things Considered” will share an intimate conversation with THE REVOLUTION and legendary host Michel Martin. The band will explore insights and memories in tribute of their friend and band leader, PRINCE. Then on Monday …
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Morrissey Cancels Concert Following Keyboardist’s Collapse
Morrissey was set to play a show in Colorado on Monday evening (November 14) and cancelled the show minutes into what would have been his performance after his keyboard player collapsed backstage. Related: Morrissey Gives Health Update, Confirms New Music …

Prince’s 1980s Band The Revolution to Go on Memorial Tour
For members of Prince’s 1980s backing band The Revolution, reuniting and hitting the road for a spring U.S. tour is how they are coping with the “Purple Rain” pop superstar’s unexpected death a year ago. “We’re taking it to the people who are grieving like …
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The band Yes taps keyboardist’s son, tribute artist

The band Yes taps keyboardist’s son, tribute artist
When the progressive rock band Yes comes to the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, three members of the classic lineup guitarist Steve Howe, bass player Chris Squire, drummer Alan White will take the stage with two new Yes-men. Oliver Wakeman will …

Watch 1,000 Musicians Cover David Bowie’s Rebel Rebel All at the Same Time
but Rockin’1000, also includes violinists and keyboardists on its roster even a few bagpipers. The band rose to fame in 2015 with a cover of Foo Fighters ” Learn to Fly “, which they hoped would persuade the band to visit Cesena. It worked …
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Stylistic II/V7/I Voicings For Keyboardists
Covers all styles of comping, from basic and fundamental approaches to modern! A complete collection of II/V7/I voicings for jazz keyboard, starting with simple diatonic voicings and progressing into more harmonically rich and diverse voicings with …


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musicTopless Shot Of WINDS OF PLAGUE Keyboardist Surfaces Online
Both keyboardists came from the band Abigail Williams and now both have leaked nude pictures. Last January, pictures surfaced of Alana in a g-string but not much was visible as she covered up in the self-taken shots. Last week however, got a …
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5 Tips for Worship Keyboardists
I get asked a lot about keyboards in modern worship, as I have played in worship teams as well as been a worship leader for many years. So, I thought I’d give away some practices that have allowed me to succeed in that role. Whether you use a traditional …

Make Music New York 2013 Calls for Keyboardists and Singers
As part of the popular Mass Appeal series, Make Music New York will present the world premiere of a composition by pianist Jed Distler. The piece is written for 175 battery-powered Yamaha keyboards and will be hosted on Cornelia Street in the West Village.
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How many keyboardists has Black Sabbath had? Who were just session musicians and who went on tour?

musicHow many keyboardists has Black Sabbath had? Who were just session musicians and who went on tour?
Black Sabbath had one keyboardist Adam Wakeman, he was also a back up guitarist. He was just a session musician in black Sabbath, as you can imagine they didn’t really use much keyboards in their music. He was more of Ozzy’s guy when it came to guitar and …

5 Tips for Worship Keyboardists
I get asked a lot about keyboards in modern worship, as I have played in worship teams as well as been a worship leader for many years. So, I thought I’d give away some practices that have allowed me to succeed in that role. Whether you use a traditional …

Not A Good Day For Metal Keyboardists
Today, Opeth and Chimiara are both without keyboardists. Opeth fired relieved Per Wilberg of his keying duties, while Chimaria keyman Chris Spicuzza left to pursue other interests. Full details on both after the jump: First up, Opeth issued a statement …
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musicNo Illusion: Guns N’ Roses deliver legitimacy, generate excitement in Las
Longtime drummer Frank Ferrer, guitarist Richard Fortus, and keyboardists Dizzy Reed and Melissa Reese followed Axl’s entrance near the stroke of midnight. McKagan also rolled out, as did Slash, but only briefly before retreating. As the opening churn …
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David Sanborn and Alex Han added to Contemporary Jazz Cruise 2017
Six-time Grammy Award-winning sax supremo David Sanborn is among several new additions joining the stellar line-up for the Contemporary Jazz Cruise, which sails from 4 to 11 February 2017 with some some of the biggest names from the US jazz scene …
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Toni Tennille: Alabama native on Auburn, stardom and an affectionless marriage
The two hit it off musically, eventually touring together as keyboardists for the Beach Boys. When they started their own band, they took their name from the Beach Boys’ Mike Love, who would introduce Dragon as “the captain of the keyboards.” Daryl …
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musicREVIEW: ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons seems revived in solo outing at Stroudsburg’s
… Right,” a cover of Roy Head’s 1965 hit that opens “Perfectamundo,” and it set the pace: Gibbons singing in the familiar growl of his ZZ Top work, but on a song full of funk and filled with solos from the two female drummers and two keyboardists in …
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Inside the Strange, Hidden World of Offstage Touring Musicians
Osbourne is hardly the only well-known rock artist to use offstage musicians, especially keyboardists. Terry Lawless has toured with Irish superstars U2 for years in that capacity, and Iron Maiden bass tech Michael Kenney also plays keyboards offstage …
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Guns N’ Roses Add Another Concert to 2016 Itinerary
There’s still no word on who will be joining the mostly reunited band onstage for these upcoming concerts, but rumors point to guitarist Richard Fortus, drummer Frank Ferrer and keyboardists Dizzy Reed and Chris Pitman as being pretty good bets. And …
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175 Keyboardists Come out to Play on a West Village Block

music175 Keyboardists Come out to Play on a West Village Block
Performers stretched down the narrow block of Cornelia Street, as residents, tourists and a small media throng gathered to watch. The previous record was set in 2011 in Kerala, India, with 136 keyboardists. Aaron Friedman, the president of Make Music …
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All or Nothing: Rock & roll’s MVP keyboardist, Ian McLagan, was first and
Which would’ve sucked for the Small Faces. Spotting his photo in a magazine, the London Mod squad asked their manager Don Arden to replace outgoing keyboardist Jimmy Winston with McLagan. He fit perfectly, in ways far beyond being the same height.
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Daryl “Captain” Dragon & Toni Tennille, Former Beach Boy Keyboardists, Are
Tennille is probably most famous for being the only ‘Beach Girl’ as she toured as a keyboardist with the Beach Boys during the 70s. 73-year-old Tennille keeps fans updated via her blog and requested. In a recent update, the writer of the blog (whether …

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musicFare thee well: 20 of the best Grateful Dead mail order designs
They’ll be joined by Phish front man Trey Anastasio and esteemed keyboardists Bruce Hornsby and Jeff Chimenti for the shows. Can you say shake it, shake it Sugaree! In honor of the reunion, the Dead is distributing some tickets via mail order, similar …
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Weekly Reggae Night brings positive vibes to the Dock
They’re joined by a rotating cast of guest singers, horn players, guitarists, keyboardists and other instrumentalists who come up throughout the night. “With such a great lineup of friends from many different bands, the audience can expect that some …
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Tour Dates | Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea Duo Piano
Hancock and Corea’s joint legacy dates back to the keyboardists participation in Miles Davis’s band back in the ’60s. Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea North American Tour. 3/14 – Paramount Theatre – Seattle, WA 3/15 – Chan Shun Concert Hall – Vancouver, …
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musicGrateful Dead fans celebrate 50 years of music
Performing alongside Garcia was bassist Phil Lesh, guitarist and vocalist Bobby Weir and keyboardist Ron “Pigpen” McKernan. In 1965, the bluegrass fiends once again changed their name, identifying as the Warlocks and adding drummer Bill Kreutzmann to …
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Grateful Dead to Play Together One Last Time; To Be Joined by Trey Anastasio
Also joining them is keyboardists Bruce Hornsby and Jeff Chimenti of RatDog. Tickets will first be available via a mail in system (instructions here) starting January 20 followed by a fan club members sale from February 9 to 11, a local pre-sale on …
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Steve Nieve’s top 5 tips for keyboardists For the past 37 years, as a member of The Attractions and now The Imposters, Steve Nieve has performed, arranged and brought to new heights the music of Elvis Costello. So what did the keyboard virtuoso and Rock Hall Of Famer choose to do on his … Read more on