An Interview with David Gilmour

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I interviewed David Gilmour in October, 2015, for a Relix cover story. Today is his birthday. Good enough reason to share the story with you. David Gilmour’s guitar sound is…
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A Tribute to Butch Trucks 3/1/17: thoughts, photos, videos.

On March 1, 2017, I paid tribute to Butch Trucks with a special band: my Big in China core supplemented by Andy Aledort (Dickey Betts), Peter Levin (Gregg Allman) and Junior Mack (Jaimoe). This show meant a lot to me. March in NYC…

The 45th Anniversary of Eat A Peach

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Today is the 45th anniversary of the release of Eat A Peach, the album that first hooked me on the Allman Brothers Band. In honor of this, I offer you this edited excerpt from One…

Tedeschi Trucks Band announce Live DVD and album - info and videos

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); "A new peak in the continuing story of a great American rock & roll family band." - From album liner notes by David Fricke EDITED PRESS RELEASE: On March 17th, Tedeschi…

Rich Robinson, Marc Ford and Magpie Salute to play London, Chicago, San Fran

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   The following is a press release from the band. Not my words or sentiments. Happy this is all happening, and wish I could have written about it already!- AP Coming…
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Les Brers - Philly Fillmore, 10-14-16 video and more...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I've had so many thoughts about Butch in the past couple of weeks and one thing I keep coming back to is how good Les Brers was and how few people got to see that and really…
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Garth Hudson with Warren Haynes and Last Waltz 40 - I Shall Be Released and more...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Circumstances have conspired to keep me away from this run of Warren Haynes' Last Waltz 40 tour, which is a real shame. I've been loving what I hear. Last night in Albany, they were…
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Frogwings 2-9-99 Complete Show RIP Butch Trucks

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Well, this is a nice thing to see pop up. I was at this show at New York's Wetlands on 2-9-99. What a great place to see this remarkable, short-lived band. There's so much great stuff…
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Derek and Doyle Take Shanghai with Eric Clapton

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In honor of the release of Eric Clapton's new double-CD Live In San Diego (with Special Guest JJ Cale), I present the following article, which I wrote for Guitar World. Hanging…
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RIP Butch Trucks, 1947-2017

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Claude Hudson "Butch" Trucks (b. May 11, 1947, d. January 24, 2017) It’s with a very heavy heart that I report the death of Butch Trucks, drummer, founding member and…