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Interview

Billy Kilson: Nasty Pitch

Read "Billy Kilson: Nasty Pitch" reviewed by Trish Richardson


Here's the wind up. And the pitch. Whoa, did you see that one folks? That pitch was just nasty. In baseball, occasionally a ball gets thrown by the pitcher that is so good, so perfectly placed, so unbelievable, the announcer calls it nasty. The opposing batter doesn't have much chance of hitting it, but can only look back at the mound and tip his hat with respect. Occasionally, the same thing occurs in music. Atop a ...

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Billy Kilson: Billy's Groove

Read "Billy Kilson: Billy's Groove" reviewed by Katrina-Kasey Wheeler


The Berklee educated, innovative drummer Billy Kilson may have started out playing the trumpet and trombone, but playing the drums was certainly his calling. The virtuoso performer, who has toured with such famed musicians as George Duke, Diane Reeves and has been a part of Chris Botti's band for the past four years, is known as a drummer of the highest caliber; known as such for his revelational improvisation and timing, and an undeniable stage presence reminiscent of the great ...


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