In the studio this past week was Rick Davies and his Latin Funk Thugtet. Rick has some great compositions for his group to perform and record. Below are a few photos of the rhythm section laying down some tracks. The horn section will track separately, after the rhythm section finishes their job. I have to say, it’s been hard working on the mixes without breaking out in dance!
Interesting video shot in Telluride, Colorado. I have always liked the pairing of these two instruments. There is a large range between the frequency response of the mandolin and acoustic stand up bass that allows for a very unique and uncluttered sound. Pretty cool………
A nicely filmed and recorded video of Melody Gardot in the studio playing and singing her composition Worrisome Heart. For those who are not familiar with Melody’s career, check it out, its an interesting story. One of my favorite female vocalists.
What can one say that hasn’t already been discussed. The man had an amazing presence, talent, humility and history. Not just a rags to riches story, B.B. King spent his entire adult life touring with his band, promoting the soul and depth of the blues. He became a fitting Ambassador to the music he learned, lived and loved. Continue reading Godspeed Riley B. King→
I am still going through my collection of vinyl, and I continue to marvel how great they sound. I have to give some of that credit to myself for keeping the collection in good shape, but I can’t ignore how well this turntable from the ’80s has held up and performs as if brand new………………….. Continue reading Who still listens to Vinyl ? Harmon Kardon T65C→
Jeff was in the studio recently recording a large body of poetry he has written and amassed over the years. Talented in both the written verse and the performance of the spoken word. I was most impressed with the many voices Jeff was able to use to convey his well crafted, thought provoking, personal outlook on many things we bump into in the world we live in.
Below are a few examples:
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