Caravan Palace – A perfect fusion

What is fusion? It’s most broad definition suggests it is a combination of two or more musical styles. The word alone typically refers to jazz fusion made popular by guys like Miles Davis, Chick Corea, and Herbie Hancock in the 60s. Today, we use it to describe any blend of genres. SOOO, If you haven’t discovered CaravanContinue reading “Caravan Palace – A perfect fusion”

Forward Steps for Avenged Sevenfold

The death of  Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan in 2009 left many Avenged Sevenfold fans to question the band’s future. Although his charisma, technical abilities, and extraordinary talent will be remembered as remarkable assets, he (as most people are) is certainly replaceable. Arin Ilejay became the permanent guy for the job earlier this year and isContinue reading “Forward Steps for Avenged Sevenfold”

A Drummer Who Just Doesn’t Fail – Dave Grohl

Yes, this would accurately describe Dave Grohl (former drummer of Nirvana, lead guitarist/lead vocalist of The Foo Fighters). Did you know this man turned down the opportunity to be Tom Petty’s drummer before there was even public knowledge of The Foo Fighters’ existence? What??? Imagine the uncertainties you would face after your legendary front manContinue reading “A Drummer Who Just Doesn’t Fail – Dave Grohl”

Grammys, Hits, and The Sound of Philadelphia

Peanut Butter and Jelly….. Steak and Potatoes…… Bill Cosby and Jello…… One with out the other changes the equation, doesn’t it? Well, I have another winning combination that shouldn’t go unnoticed – Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. These men collectively wrote and produced 170 gold and platinum records under the Philadelphia International Record Label, definingContinue reading “Grammys, Hits, and The Sound of Philadelphia”