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by Doug Collette
Prior to the release of Love Remains, Australian-born Tal Wilkenfeld may have been best known for her talent on the bass in the company of Jeff Beck circa Live at Ronnie Scott's (Eagle Video, 2008). In the interim, however, she has been busy with stints playing for a disparate range of artists including Jackson Browne and Wayne Krantz, besides opening for the Who in 2016 and collaborating with Prince. Not surprisingly given the assiduous work ethic this schedule suggests, the ...read more
by Jim Worsley
To be blessed with such an abundance of talent, vision, and spirit is a precious gift. We are all so very fortunate that Tal Wilkenfeld shares that appropriately bestowed gift with us every time she walks onto a stage or into a recording studio. Wednesday night, November 15, 2017, the now 30 year old Australian graced the stage at The Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach, CA. I did indeed feel most fortunate to take in her performance ...read more
by John Kelman
Some artists emerge slowly, taking years to find their way to public attention; others leap seemingly instantaneously into the public eye. Australian-born, US-based bassist Tal Wilkenfeld has gone from sitting in with The Allman Brothers Band in 2006 to working with pianist Chick Corea and Jeff Beck, heard recently on the guitarist's Performing This Week...Live at Ronnie Scott's (Eagle Records, 2008). What's not apparent on Beck's CD--but can be seen on the DVD version of the same release--is his almost ...read more