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Mindi Abair: Game Changer

Read "Mindi Abair: Game Changer" reviewed by Trish Richardson

You know a dream is like a river,
Ever changing as it flows.
And a dreamer's just a vessel,
That must follow where it goes.

--"The River," vocals by Garth Brooks, lyrics by Victoria Lynn Shaw

You know what it's like to wake up in ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Brandon Wright: Journeyman

Read "Journeyman" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Saxophonist Brandon Wright sells himself a little short with the title he selected for his sophomore release. While he has been honing his skills while working in the employ of artists like trombonist John Fedchock, E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg and trumpet legend Doc Severinsen, he's hardly an apprentice at this point. Wright's debut--Boiling Point ...

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Exclusive Podcast Interview with Drummer Max Weinberg

Exclusive Podcast Interview with Drummer Max Weinberg

Drummer Max Weinberg speaks about touring with his Big Band, growing up in NJ, auditioning for Bruce Springsteen and how he met Conan O'Brien. Tune in to SOPAC's exclusive podcast “FRONT ROW" at http://sopacnow.org/602/sopac-podcast. Max Weinberg is scheduled to perform in South Orange, NJ, at SOPAC NOV 6. About Front Row—The New SOPAC Podcast Hosted by Teisha ...

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For TV Band, Jet Lag is Part of the Job

The drummer Max Weinberg, leads the eight-member house band on The Tonight Show With Conan OBrien.

When Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at the Izod Center in the New Jersey Meadowlands on May 21, there was one musician conspicuously absent: Max Weinberg, the groups drummer for more than three decades.

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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Max Weinberg: The Max Weinberg 7

Read "The Max Weinberg 7" reviewed by Jim Santella

What a crazy bunch of guys. Much of their album is sampled at www.maxweinberg7.com . Piano-led boogie-woogie, rock & roll vocals, up-tempo, jitterbug swing, and a whole lotta party fun makes for an entertaining album. Scott Healy's dynamic piano acrobatics lead the way, while Max Weinberg and horns contribute swinging banter. This is music for serious ...