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Riverside Guitar Instructor Arrested on Suscipion of Lewd Act With Child – KTLA

Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2017

A guitar instructor in Riverside was arrested on suspicion of a lewd act with a child under 14-years-old, the Riverside Police Department announced on Friday. Nathaniel Hernandez is shown in a booking photo on July 26, 2017. (Credit: Riverside Police Department) Nathaniel Hernandez, who has also used the first name spelling of Nathanael, was arrested on Thursday in Moreno Valley after a nearly month-long investigation, police said. Officers began investigating…

Songs from MCC guitar tribute to Kenny Frazier available online – Waco Tribune-Herald (blog)

Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2017

Those who missed this spring’s McLennan Community College’s “Concert For Kenny,” a guitar-heavy tribute to beloved Waco guitarist (and retired MCC guitar instructor) Kenny Frazier have a second chance to sample the music from that concert. MCC guitar instructor and arranger Jon Fox has recorded his six arrangements for jazz guitar ensemble (five guitars, bass, drums) from that concert and put them on his website. He…

Italian-born improvising percussionist Carlo Costa focuses on friction – Chicago Reader

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

click to enlarge Peter Gannushkin Carlo Costa Italian-born percussionist…

BVS Cultural Arts Association to feature Philharmonic violinist in concert – Tehachapi News

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Tehachapi could be considered a small town. One of its best-kept secrets is that it doesn’t live like a small town. Tehachapi is working on becoming an artistic mecca. Outside the 10-mile square township we have many artistic people who bring not just fine art, but music, dance and theater. One of the reasons for this is Tehachapi’s proximity to Los Angeles. But I am here…

Former Prince guitarist Donna Grantis debuts genre-bending band … – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

After Prince’s death last year, 3rdEyeGirl guitarist Donna Grantis and her music executive husband, Trevor Guy, had to decide where to live. They ruled out a return to their hometown of Toronto. They tried Los Angeles for a while and even tested New York City for two weeks. They ended up in Minneapolis, choosing the Uptown neighborhood last fall after a few years in Chanhassen. Now they have a 5-month-old…

Indie Rockers the Drums Exorcise Some Serious Demons on Their New Album – Cleveland Scene Weekly

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

click to enlarge Courtesy of Anti- Records On the surface, things were…

Outdoor Drummer Must Find New Venue In Metro – news9.com KWTV

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Oklahoma has the fourth most hot car deaths per capita in the country since 1998 and 20 total so far this year.

Outdoor Drummer Must Find New Venue In Metro – News9.com … – news9.com KWTV

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

A man has barricaded himself inside a hotel room in South Oklahoma City Thursday night. 

New Zealand orchestra uses quiet and peaceful funeral home to practise – The Guardian

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

A New Zealand orchestra has taken the unusual step of holding practice sessions in a funeral home after struggling to find somewhere quiet to play. The Marlborough Civic Orchestra in the South Island began practising in the chapel of Cloudy Bay Funeral Services in Blenheim this month. Although some members were “apprehensive” about playing live music so close to the dead, vice-chair Jenni Stubbs said the orchestra had warmed up…

Is This Image of John Lennon and Che Guevara Real? – snopes.com

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

CLAIM A photograph shows John Lennon and Che Guevara playing guitar together. FALSE RATING FALSE ORIGIN A photograph purportedly showing John Lennon playing guitar with Che Guevara has been circulating online for several years: The original photograph appears to have been taken circa 1972, and it shows the Beatles singer playing guitar with Wayne “Tex” Gabriel, guitarist for the band Elephant’s Memories, which served as the primary backing band for Lennon…

TabBank Makes Writing Your Own Guitar Music Easier Than Ever – Lifehacker

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

While writing down lyrics and Guitar chords with a pen and paper is simple enough, TabBank makes it just as streamlined on your iOS devices. It’s as easy as typing a text. The app, which released today, is from designer Chris Ladd, who made the guitar lesson app ChordBank and note-taking app Better Notes. It lets you put together songs with chords, lyrics, and even tablature that you can then…

Outdoor Drummer Must Find New Venue – news9.com KWTV

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

New developments in News 9’s quest for information surrounding former OKC officer Daniel Holtzclaw’s appeal. T

Kevin Miller, former drummer for Fuel, debuts band Smashed at the Sands – Allentown Morning Call

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

As the drummer for Fuel and again as the drummer for Tantric, Kevin Miller has seen what the top of the rock n’ roll mountain looks like. There are hit records, sold out arenas and travel around the world. But the Allentown native says not all of it is as much fun as it might seem. “People think you’re hanging out on the bus and drinking booze all day and…

ANTHRAX Drummer ‘Would Love’ To Collaborate With JACK WHITE – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

During a recent interview with Maximum Ink, ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante was asked if there was another artist that he would still like to collaborate with at some point in the future. “I would love to do something with Jack White,” Charlie responded. “I think he is someone who is very gifted, and someone who ‘gets it’ in the music world. There was that thing he did with THE WHITE…

Toby Keith’s drummer is a Massillon boy – The Repository – Canton Repository

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Dave McAfee stoked for home-turf Concert For Legends Dan Kane CantonRep.com entertainment editor @DKaneREP As the drummer for every one of Toby Keith’s tours since 2000, Massillon native Dave McAfee has played some serious concert venues. Stadium shows and festivals topping 80,000 fans. Televised country awards shows. Super Bowl XXXVII. USO tours of Iraq. Oslo, Norway when President Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize. President Trump’s inauguration….

Garbage drummer Butch Vig continues wild musical ride – Worcester Telegram

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Craig S. Semon Telegram & Gazette Staff @CraigSemon In what has all the makings of the double-concert bill of the summer, the “Rage and Rapture Tour,” featuring two female-fronted rock bands, Garbage with Shirley Manson and Blondie with Debbie Harry, will be stopping July 30 at the Blues Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston. Butch Vig — the drummer and co-producer of Garbage, as well as the producer…

Expect the unexpected in Chamber Orchestra’s Summermusik 2017 – Cincinnati.com

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Eckart Preu, the new music director of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra(Photo: Provdied) Eckart Preu is already putting his personal stamp on the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra. As he leads his first Summermusik festival as music director next week, Preu (rhymes with “joy”) is planning something “different or fun” on each program. He’ll be auditioning four candidates to be the new concertmaster. And he’ll even play a little keyboard in one of…

Manchester Orchestra: A Black Mile to the Surface review – grownup indie rock – The Guardian

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Manchester Orchestra’s latest album, 2014’s Cope, pulsed with angst and searing grunge and emo rock. Now, frontman Andy Hull, 30 years old and a first-time father, has found his pained inspiration muted by the pram in the hall. After a brief sojourn scoring weirdo indie film Swiss Army Man, the group from Atlanta, Georgia, returned to their original project, determined to fuse this newly acquired cinematic scope to their trademark…