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Radio & Podcasts

Tino Di Geraldo, Etienne Mbappe, Scary Goldings, Billy Cobham, Dave Weckl Band

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Etienne Mbappe from his new album Time Will Tell, Scary Goldings, Billy Cobham, Dave Weckl and Canadian guitarist Jeremy Green. Playlist Tino Di Geraldo-Carles Benavent"Discipline" from Discipline (Muba) 00:00 Etienne Mbappe “Kalos" from Time Will Tell (Sunset) 06:51 Scary Goldings “Professor Vicarious" from Professor Vicarious (Pockets) 13:39 Billy Cobham “Roller-The Reflex Revision" from Drum'n Voice Remixed (Rebirth) 20:26 Cory Wong “Assassin" from The Paisley Park Sessions (GroundUp) 27:14 Dave Weckl Band “The Chicken" from Live In St Louis ...


Radio & Podcasts

Jeremy Green, Steve Weingart, Dave Weckl and Tomas Merlo

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Radio & Podcasts

Dave Weckl Band: Live In St Louis

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In this episode we hear from the Dave Weckl Band and their 2021 release, Live In St Louis. Also more from impressive guitarist Jeremy Green previewing his latest single, and guitarist's Jane Getter and Andre Nieri. We'll also hear more of the superb debut offering by French outfit Robin & The Woods as well as Cameron Graves, The Fearless Flyers and Stephan Thelen. Playlist Cameron Graves “Paradise Trinity" from Planetary Prince (Mack Avenuel) 00:00 The Fearless Flyers “Adrienne ...


Album Review

The Dave Weckl Band: Live in St. Louis at the Chesterfield Jazz Festival

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At a time where millions around the world are thankfully being vaccinated, the cure for live music blues has yet to be addressed. While nothing can replace the sound, the energy, and feel of live music, a medicinal record will be on the market in April 2021. While this reunion concert recorded in 2019 would no doubt be impactful sans the pandemic, the timing and dosage is fortuitous. Getting the gang back together, a la the Blues Brothers, Dave Weckl ...


Radio & Podcasts

Latin Jazz Fusion and more

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Latin jazz fusion and much more. Playlist Dave Weckl Band “Tiempo de Festival" from Live and very Unplugged (Stretchl) 00:00 Meddy Gerville “Ter vis Bin" from Tropical Rain (dot timel) 07:14 Horacio el negro Hernandez “90, Miles from Miles" from Italuba (Timba records) 14:28 Howe-Wooten-Chambers “Contigo" from Extraction (Tone Centre) 21:36 Eric Marienthal “The sun was in my Eyes" from Crossroads (GRP) 28:58 Mike Stern “Gossip" from time In Place (Atlantic Jazz) 36:06 Roy Venkataraman “Searching for Wire" ...


SoCal Jazz

Dave Weckl: The Cymbal of Excellence

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Attention to details and impeccable standards coupled with a desirous curiosity and a wealth of talent have served Dave Weckl well. The savvy and astute musician has meticulously traversed the jazz and fusion world over the past few decades. Weckl is on a very short list when the topic of drumming icons is broached. Perhaps best known for his work with Chick Corea, Mike Stern, and Oz Noy. Weckl is in constant motion both behind the kit and in his ...


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