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Scott Sharrard on Gregg Allman - w/ song preview

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I interviewed Scott Sharrard, who played guitar with Gregg Allman since 2008 and became the musical director in 2015, for my Guitar World tribute to Gregg. I could only use a couple…
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Introducing my Chinese bandmates to the Allman Brothers Band

This is an excerpt of my first book, Big in China. Signed copies are available directly from me here, where you can also learn a lot more about the book. It is also available in Kindle right here or as an Audiobook…

Preview 3 songs from Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real

I saw Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real at a showcase show at the Mercury Lounge last month and I thought it was fantastic. I was as excited by an artist whose material I didn't know as i have been in a very long time.  They…
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Reflecting on 25 Years of Interviewing Gregg Allman

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The surprising secret at the heart of Gregg Allman's blues-rock music: He was really a folkie soul singer. I wrote this personal reminiscence of Gregg Allman for Billboard. Re-posted…
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Eric Krasno: center of the jam universe

Last year I profiled Eric Krasno for Relix magazine. Here's the story. Amazing how much good music Eric has been in the middle of. He's paying tribute to Gregg Allman and the Allman Brothers Band with Scott Sharrard and others this week…

A review of the Fox Box

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A taste of the music on the Fox Box, with "Can't Lose What You Never Had": I reviewed the Fox Box for Relix and am sharing here. I just saw that the full set is on…
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My Gregg Allman obit for the Wall Street Journal

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I wrote the Wall Street Journal obituary for Gregg just over a month ago. I have to say that in such times, going to work is a great relief even as it is a stress. Like…
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Jaimoe's Jasssz Band going strong

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Rather unexpectedly, Jaimoe is the last of the original Allman Brothers Band members still performing regularly. Just looking at that sentence is so sad that I can't even dwell…
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John Mayer on Bob Weir - exclusive

Looking forward to seeing Dead & Company again tomorrow (Saturday 6/24), even at CitiField. In honor, my interview with John Mayer about playing with Bob, from last year when I wrote a Guitar World cover story on Bob. How would you describe…
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Don Was on Warren Haynes

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Don Was produced two tracks on Gov't Mule's Revolution Come... Revolution Go . I interviewed him about this for my Guitar World cover story, but could only use a quote…