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BlueWater Chamber orchestra to perform Oct. 29 in St. Peter’s music program – Richland Source

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville’s second season premiere Oct. 1 – Florida Times-Union

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville hosts its free second season premiere concert at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, at St. John’s Cathedral at 256 E. Church St. The volunteer 40-piece classical music orchestra is led by conductor Marguerite Richardson, containing amateur and professional musicians who volunteer their time to rehearse and perform free concerts for the community. A reception will follow the concert. The Civic Orchestra also hosts ”An Orchestration…

Watch Slide Guitar Master Dennis Johnson Perform "Walkin’ Blues" – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

San Francisco Bay area slide guitar master Dennis Johnson released his new album, Rhythmland, September 15 via Root Tone Records. Today, we present the exclusive premiere of Johnson’s performance video of “Walkin’ Blues,” a magnetic track off the new album. On the album—and in the video—Johnson (guitar, vocals) is backed by his band, the Mississippi Ramblers, featuring Tim Metz (drums), Jonathan Stoyanoff (bass) and Craig Long (keyboards, background vocals). Rhythmland features nine songs composed…

Lenny Kravitz’s drummer, Franklin Vanderbilt, tries to save Chicago’s … – Fox News

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Franklin Vanderbilt: Saving Chicago’s West Side with music As violence in Chicago escalates, drummer Franklin Vanderbilt embarks on a journey through the city’s West Side to highlight the successes of teachers aiding kids through music education. Vanderbilt shares his story from humble beginnings on the West Side to working with music legends Chaka Khan and Lenny Kravitz. Violent crime in the United States increased in 2016, according to a…

Travis Barker: ‘I would love to do a jazz project. That would be so … – MusicRadar

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Is writing beats something that has always come naturally to you? “I will always bounce my ideas off everybody. I might have three different ideas for a song, especially with California. Some songs were based around a drum part, sometimes they would have a guitar idea and I would say, ‘Let me go in and freestyle and you guys tell me which you love the most.’  “I would freestyle all…

On this day in 1980: Led Zeppelin’s legendary drummer, John … – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

John Henry Bonham was born in Redditch on 31 May 1948, the eldest of three children. He showed a keen interest in the drums from an early age, acquiring a snare drum at 10, and a full drumkit at 15. He taught himself how to play, looking to greats like Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich as inspirations. Bonham left school at 16 and began working alongside his father as a…

METAL CHURCH/Ex-WASP Drummer STET HOWLAND Hospitalized With Mystery Illness – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Former W.A.S.P. and current METAL CHURCH drummer Stet Howland is reportedly undergoing tests at a hospital in Massachusetts after coming down with an as-yet-diagnosed illness. According to Stet‘s METAL CHURCH bandates, the drummer hadn’t been feeling well the last couple of weeks “but trooper that he is, he made it through the last few shows for our fans! It started after walking around the flood waters of Ft. Myers and…

NOPD boots homeless drummer from his usual spot. It was legal, but shouldn’t be. – NOLA.com

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

<![CDATA[]]> Drive past the Carrollton Avenue neutral ground between Costco and Xavier University, and you’re likely to see Memphis Mike. You can’t miss him: He’s the guy playing music by himself. But on Sept. 13, Memphis got booted from his spot.  According to Memphis and as evidenced in a photo of the incident, two NOPD officers approached the musician and told him to pack up his things and move along….

BlueWater Chamber orchestra to perform Oct. 29 in St. Peter’s music program – Richland Source

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville’s second season premiere Oct. 1 – Florida Times-Union

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville hosts its free second season premiere concert at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, at St. John’s Cathedral at 256 E. Church St. The volunteer 40-piece classical music orchestra is led by conductor Marguerite Richardson, containing amateur and professional musicians who volunteer their time to rehearse and perform free concerts for the community. A reception will follow the concert. The Civic Orchestra also hosts ”An Orchestration…

UI Symphony Orchestra starts off with first concert of the season – The Daily Iowan

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The UI Symphony Orchestra starts off with first concert of the season, leaving bittersweet impact for several musicians. By Sarah Stortzsarah-stortz@uiowa.edu Tonight at 7:30 p.m. some of the University of Iowa’s finest musicians will come together on to perform a month’s worth of beautifully assembled pieces ranging from Copland and Tchaikovsky to Beethoven. The upcoming event will be the first of six concerts for the 2017-2018 season. Director of…

Watch Slide Guitar Master Dennis Johnson Perform "Walkin’ Blues" – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

San Francisco Bay area slide guitar master Dennis Johnson released his new album, Rhythmland, September 15 via Root Tone Records. Today, we present the exclusive premiere of Johnson’s performance video of “Walkin’ Blues,” a magnetic track off the new album. On the album—and in the video—Johnson (guitar, vocals) is backed by his band, the Mississippi Ramblers, featuring Tim Metz (drums), Jonathan Stoyanoff (bass) and Craig Long (keyboards, background vocals). Rhythmland features nine songs composed…

Travis Barker: ‘I would love to do a jazz project. That would be so … – MusicRadar

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Is writing beats something that has always come naturally to you? “I will always bounce my ideas off everybody. I might have three different ideas for a song, especially with California. Some songs were based around a drum part, sometimes they would have a guitar idea and I would say, ‘Let me go in and freestyle and you guys tell me which you love the most.’  “I would freestyle all…

Lenny Kravitz’s drummer, Franklin Vanderbilt, tries to save Chicago’s kids with music – Fox News

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Franklin Vanderbilt: Saving Chicago’s West Side with music As violence in Chicago escalates, drummer Franklin Vanderbilt embarks on a journey through the city’s West Side to highlight the successes of teachers aiding kids through music education. Vanderbilt shares his story from humble beginnings on the West Side to working with music legends Chaka Khan and Lenny Kravitz. Violent crime in the United States increased in 2016, according to a…

On this day in 1980: Led Zeppelin’s legendary drummer, John … – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

John Henry Bonham was born in Redditch on 31 May 1948, the eldest of three children. He showed a keen interest in the drums from an early age, acquiring a snare drum at 10, and a full drumkit at 15. He taught himself how to play, looking to greats like Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich as inspirations. Bonham left school at 16 and began working alongside his father as a…

NOPD boots homeless drummer from his usual spot. It was legal, but shouldn’t be. – NOLA.com

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

<![CDATA[]]> Drive past the Carrollton Avenue neutral ground between Costco and Xavier University, and you’re likely to see Memphis Mike. You can’t miss him: He’s the guy playing music by himself. But on Sept. 13, Memphis got booted from his spot.  According to Memphis and as evidenced in a photo of the incident, two NOPD officers approached the musician and told him to pack up his things and move along….

Former Cynic Drummer Joins Perfect Beings, Prog Band Plots 2018 … – Loudwire

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Season of Mist In September of 2015, prog fans were dealt a blow when drummer Sean Reinert revealed that Cynic had dissolved. The status of the band is still up in the air as vocalist / guitarist Paul Masvidal has maintained that the band “will continue one way or another.” For those who have missed hearing Reinert’s masterful work behind the kit, take reprieve as he’s just joined prog rockers…

Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville’s second season premiere Oct. 1 – Florida Times-Union

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville hosts its free second season premiere concert at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, at St. John’s Cathedral at 256 E. Church St. The volunteer 40-piece classical music orchestra is led by conductor Marguerite Richardson, containing amateur and professional musicians who volunteer their time to rehearse and perform free concerts for the community. A reception will follow the concert. The Civic Orchestra also hosts ”An Orchestration…

Watch Slide Guitar Master Dennis Johnson Perform "Walkin’ Blues" – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

San Francisco Bay area slide guitar master Dennis Johnson released his new album, Rhythmland, September 15 via Root Tone Records. Today, we present the exclusive premiere of Johnson’s performance video of “Walkin’ Blues,” a magnetic track off the new album. On the album—and in the video—Johnson (guitar, vocals) is backed by his band, the Mississippi Ramblers, featuring Tim Metz (drums), Jonathan Stoyanoff (bass) and Craig Long (keyboards, background vocals). Rhythmland features nine songs composed…

Lenny Kravitz’s drummer, Franklin Vanderbilt, tries to save Chicago’s kids with music – Fox News

Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Franklin Vanderbilt: Saving Chicago’s West Side with music As violence in Chicago escalates, drummer Franklin Vanderbilt embarks on a journey through the city’s West Side to highlight the successes of teachers aiding kids through music education. Vanderbilt shares his story from humble beginnings on the West Side to working with music legends Chaka Khan and Lenny Kravitz. Violent crime in the United States increased in 2016, according to a…