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Regals: The Double-Duo Sessions

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It's been six years since guitarist Wayne Eagles released Milligan-Eagles Project (TetraArtist, 2005), a groove-heavy record that also featured Canadian bassist Mike Milligan and drummer Billy Kilson. Looking to try something a little different this time, the Ottawa, Canada-based musician turns to drummer T. Bruce Wittet--a long-time fixture on the Ottawa scene and an intuitive player with particular attention to tone--for one-half of the titular The Double Duo Sessions. The second half goes Los Angeles-based guitarist Ken Rosser (Smokey Robinson, ...

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Milligan-Eagles Project: Milligan-Eagles Project featuring Billy Kilson

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The word “considered" is not something one would usually associate with the fusion genre. All too often fusion players engage in a kind of demonstrative overplay that concerns itself far too much with technical virtuosity and considerably less with plain musicality. While Canadian bassist Mike Milligan and guitarist Wayne Eagles don't have the same recognition factor as the third member of their trio for this project--drummer Billy Kilson, who has worked with artists including Dave Holland, Chris Botti, and Larry ...

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Milligan-Eagles Project CD Release with Adam Nussbaum

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Milligan-Eagles Project with Adam NussbaumTheatre of the National LibraryOttawa, CanadaMarch 3, 2005 With the ink still fresh on their new CD, Milligan-Eagles Project featuring Billy Kilson, double-bassist Mike Milligan and guitarist Wayne Eagles brought their music to a sizable crowd at Ottawa's National Library on Thursday, March 3, 2005. While the CD features drummer Billy Kilson, ex-member of double-bassist Dave Holland's Quintet and Big Band, touring commitments with trumpeter Chris Botti made it impossible ...


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