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Take 5: Steve Winwood Sessions of Note

Birmingham, England-born multi-instrumentalist Steve Winwood has had a long and acclaimed career: he was only 14 years old when he joined the Spencer Davis Group, scoring hit singles with “Keep […]

Take Five: Steve Hillage

Let’s Take Five with Steve Hillage… Guitarist Steve Hillage celebrated his 71st birthday recently (August 2). The acclaimed musician was a notable player in the Canterbury, England rock scene of […]

Album Review: Gong – I See You

Daevid Allen departed this temporal plane a last week. The music legend was best known as one of the founding members of Soft Machine, Canterbury England jazz/rock heroes. To continental […]

Album Review: Clearlight — Impressionist Symphony

With precious few exceptions, attempting a classical-rock hybrid is at worst a fool’s errand, at best a thankless task. All too often, this most ambitious of goals – bringing together […]