With the release of her second solo album, Tal Wilkenfeld has become more than a bass virtuoso: she’s a sensitive songwriter, expressive singer, and capable guitarist.
The music Nick Waterhouse performs (almost all of which he writes) is consistently retro—not to mention relentlessly danceable and fun.
Asked what the experience was like to go back and revisit his earlier recordings, Alan Parsons explained, “It’s actually very pleasurable, like stepping back in a time machine.”
The show cemented Joe Jackson’s reputation as an inscrutable and enigmatic songwriter, a talented musician and social outsider who speaks for Everyman.
Why would anyone think a good-time rocker like “Fun, Fun, Fun” needed strings?
So who knows where the time goes? Sadly, it only goes in one direction. But the past can be gracefully revived.
On the whole, this anthology, along with igniting discussions about sins of omission, will make for entertaining browsing.
A journal that is part travelogue, part music history, and part meditation on the evolution of our culture through the often-bloodshot eyes of one man.
Who might be chosen to receive a Kennedy Center Honor from President Trump who wouldn’t refuse it?
This is a moving yet quite practical book about caring for an aging parent.