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Les Brers and Freight Train Band both to tour

I am very pleased that the two bands Butch Trucks has put together to play the music of the Allman Brothers Band will be out on the road this summer and early fall. LES BRERS, which is as close as anyone sounds to vintage ABB and which…

The Allman Brothers Band Memorabilia – an Interview

I've been really enjoying a new book, The Allman Brothers Band Classic Memorabilia, 1969-76. The topic is pretty much right in the title. The book highlights individual collectibles, including band instruments and equipment, t-shirts,…
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Jaimoe’s Jassz Band to Play One Way Out Paperback Release Party

Very excited to announce One Way Out paperback release party with Jaimoe's Jasssz Band at Brooklyn Bowl 3-1-15. Get your tickets now! Jai will be signing books with me afterwards. Big, big fun on tap. The paperback has about 15…
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Allman Brothers Band at the Fillmore 9/23/70

There's a lot for me to figure out about You Tube's new Music Vault channels. But hee's one thing that you need to understand: despite a flurry of articles this week with headlines like "Allman Brothers release full, classic Fillmore show," they…
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Derek Trucks got some ink

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I was at the Allman Brothers' second Beacon rehearsal Friday and Derek was talking to Jaimoe about getting a mushroom tattoo on his calf. Wanting to make sure that his would…

Gregg Allman and Jackson Browne – “Melissa” and a great version of “Ain’t Wasting Time No More”

Here's another video from the upcoming All My Friends: Celebrating The Songs & Voice Of Gregg Allman: Gregg Allman and his old roommate and songwriting mentor Jackson Browne doing "Melissa." I am really proud of the songwriting sidebar…
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An interview with Jaimoe and Junior Mack

The interview below originally ran on Guitarworld.com and WSJ.com's Speakeasy blog - I combined two stories into one here. Over the ensuing two-plus years I have only gained more respect for Jaimoe's Jassz Band and for Junior Mack, whom…