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…

Betts on Looking Good

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I came across this little nugget in an old Dickey Betts interview and thought you'd enjoy. Do you think that a big problem with the video age is that bands now have to look…
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Complete 2015 interview with Gregg Allman

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In 2015, I interviewed Gregg for the Wall Street Journal as he was promoting the release of his two-CD live album, Back To Macon, GA. The story caused a bit of a stir,…