Monthly Archives: December 2014

Composer Alec Wilder on Pianist Ellis Larkins

SKF NOTE: I am familiar with composer Alec Wilder and pianist Ellis Larkins. Through the writings of pianist Marian McPartland, and, I think, other sources, I’m also somewhat aware of Mr. Wilder’s command of the English language, and of his … Continue reading

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Carmine Appice Lobbies For Led Zeppelin Drum Spot

Carmine Appice Lobbies For Led Zeppelin Drum Spot by Dave Lifton December 25, 2014 12:00 PM On the chance that Led Zeppelin decide to reunite, the odds are strong that John Bonham‘s drum seat would be occupied by his son, … Continue reading

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Bob James (1978): Jazz-Rock Communicates to a Wider Audience

Bob James: [W]hat really has happened is musicians from all different styles and eras have started cross pollinating and the two majors that I’m involved with – rock and jazz – have developed a series of musicians who have their … Continue reading

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Chick Corea: Communication In Performance vs On Record

Chick Corea: One thing I’ve been working out recently is the difference between my communication in performance and my communication on record. The communication line in a performance is so simple. It goes from the stage to the audience and … Continue reading

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A. Zildjian Hall of Fame in 1971

SKF NOTE: A. Zildjian Hall of Famers in 1971

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