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The Vintage Years 1970 - 1991

Read "The Vintage Years 1970 - 1991" reviewed by John Kelman

There are bands that manage to carve out a place for themselves in the music world that lasts for decades; there are others who, while having created a name for themselves during their peak years and, while they continue to tour and, even, make the occasional studio album, are invariably best remembered for their seminal early ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Legendary Violinist Darryl Way To Release New Concept Album/Rock Opera Called Underworld

Legendary Violinist Darryl Way To Release New Concept Album/Rock Opera Called Underworld

Much to the excitement of prog music fans worldwide, legendary Curved Air violinist Darryl Way is releasing a new Concept Album/Rock Opera called Underworld on June 21st. Underworld is released in two versions: Underworld Rock Opera Complete which is the whole show with dialogue and narration and Underworld Rock Opera the Songs which just contains the ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Roberto Gatto: vivere sbagliando è una gran perdita di tempo

Read "Roberto Gatto: vivere sbagliando è una gran perdita di tempo" reviewed by Daniele Vogrig

Tra una lezione e l'altra, abbiamo incontrato Roberto Gatto nel suo studio presso il Conservatorio di Latina, dove è titolare della cattedra di batteria e percussioni jazz. Ripercorrendo la carriera di uno tra i più illustri batteristi del panorama jazz italiano e internazionale, ne è scaturita una lunga e piacevole chiacchierata fra aneddoti, ricordi e progetti ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Curved Air: Live Atmosphere

Read "Live Atmosphere" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Upon its inception in 1970, Curved Air became a prominent exponent of British progressive rock, fronted by vocalist Sonja Kristina. Superb musicianship was a forté, spawning notables such as keyboardist Francis Monkman, keyboardist/violinist Eddie Jobson and violinist Darryl Way. Fast-forward several decades and Kristina and original band drummer Florian Pilkington-Miksa reorganize the unit with a new ...

NEWS: RECORDING

UK Prog Legends Curved Air Release "Live Atmosphere" CD/DVD

UK Prog Legends Curved Air Release "Live Atmosphere" CD/DVD

London, UK: Reformed in 2008 after a sabbatical of 18 years, Curved Air's concert and festival appearances in the UK, Japan, Italy, Malta, Germany, Portugal, Holland and Belgium continue to thrill a steadily increasing mass of new and old fans. Their experimental blends of classical themes, electronic sounds and pop/rock energy and beautiful, timeless songs are performed with fire and passion ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Prog Legends Curved Air Reunion Tour Continues

Prog Legends Curved Air Reunion Tour Continues

After a thrilling performance at this year's Isle of Wight Festival, the legendary progressive rock band Curved Air's re-union Tour continues with 6 more U.K concerts in October, an Italian mini tour in mid November and Japanese dates in Jan 2009. Curved Air's new album 'Reborn', (Classic Curved Air Revisited) is available at all concerts and ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Progressive Rock Legends Curved Air Release New CD "Reborn"

Progressive Rock Legends Curved Air Release New CD "Reborn"

London, UK - The newly reformed legendary progressive art-rock band Curved Air have released a new CD entitled Reborn(classic Curved Air revisited). It was recorded during preparation for their international concerts that commenced with a highly successful concert on June 13th 2008 at Isle of Wight festival (more info). Reborn is initially only available from the ...

Sonja Kristina and Prog Legends Curved Air Kick Off Summer Tour at Isle of Wight Festival

Sonja Kristina and Prog Legends Curved Air Kick Off Summer Tour at Isle of Wight Festival

6/9/08 - London, UK - The original 'Rock Chick' Sonja Kristina has reunited with her band, progressive rock legends Curved Air, for some summer festival dates, kicking off with the Isle of Wight Festival on 13th June. Sonja Kristina's extravagant and flamboyant stage presence led to her being nicknamed at one point, 'the female Jagger'. The ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Progressive Rock Legends Curved Air Reunite for Summer Tour

Progressive Rock Legends Curved Air Reunite for Summer Tour

London, UK - The pioneering music group Curved Air is reuniting for a tour in 2008. A series of concerts have been arranged from June and include the Isle of Wight Festival on Friday, June 13. The lineup sees iconic vocalist Sonja Kristina teaming up again with other founding members Darryl Way and Florian Pilkington Miksa. Curved ...