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Kofi Burbridge

Seventeen years ago, Kofi Burbridge moved to Atlanta to record an album. He's still waiting to finish it, but he hasn't exactly been sitting around. Kofi is that rarest of musicians - the combination virtuoso keyboard player/flautist. If he hasn't always known where he was headed, the path is his own, and he has traveled it his way. The journey started in the Bronx, NY, where Kofi was born on September 22, 1961 to William and Carol Burbridge. They moved to Washington, DC two years later, and Oteil Burbridge was born there in 1964. Sisters Leilani and Adero followed in 1968 and 1971. The boys made their musical talents obvious from an early age - Kofi's perfect pitch was discovered when he was six, and he began taking flute lessons

Afterglow

Label: Landslide Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: Charlie Idaho; Afterglow; Deadbeat; Words Coming Down; All You Can Do Is Mean It; Kiss You Where You ; I Was Wrong: On Pontchartrain; I Really Miss You; Got Something For You.

Brandon “Taz” Niederauer: A Minor with a Major Future

Read "Brandon “Taz” Niederauer: A Minor with a Major Future" reviewed by Alan Bryson

Though only seventeen, guitarist/singer/songwriter Brandon Niederauer has amassed a staggering list of accomplishments. At age ten he was a guest and performer on The Ellen DeGeneres Show--the YouTube clip of which has over 3,200,000 views. Two years later he landed a role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway Musical, School of Rock. He has performed a Hendrixesque version ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Mike Mattison: Afterglow

Read "Afterglow" reviewed by Doug Collette

Through his singing, songwriting and overall stage presence, Mike Mattison has thoroughly distinguished himself in recent years as a member of the Derek Trucks Band and the Tedeschi-Trucks Band. In that same interim, the Minnesota native has also continued to pursue his career as a multi-media artist, maintaining his literary endeavors, plus recording solo as well ...

Remembering Kofi Burbridge: 1961-2019

Read "Remembering Kofi Burbridge: 1961-2019" reviewed by Alan Bryson

Kofi Burbridge, keyboardist, flutist, arranger, and composer with the Tedeschi Trucks Band, passed away on February 15, 2019 at the age of 57. His health issues became public in the summer of 2017 when he underwent emergency heart surgery. Things seemed hopeful after his return to the band and his participation in the recording of what ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEW

Tedeschi Trucks Band with Hot Tuna and The Wood Brothers at Red Rocks

Read "Tedeschi Trucks Band with Hot Tuna and The Wood Brothers at Red Rocks" reviewed by Geoff Anderson

Tedeschi Trucks Band with Hot Tuna and The Wood Brothers Red Rocks Amphitheater Denver, CO July 29-30, 2017 The Tedeschi Trucks juggernaut continues to snowball. The band's inaugural Denver concert in November 2011 was at the Fillmore Auditorium; capacity 3,000. The venue quickly shifted to an annual summer show at Red ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Tedeschi Trucks Band Celebrates 1st Anniversary With Release Of Live Double-Disc Album "Everybody's Talkin"

Tedeschi Trucks Band Celebrates 1st Anniversary With Release Of Live Double-Disc Album "Everybody's Talkin"

Everybody’s Talkin’ — released on May 22 — is the title of the uplifting, energy-packed sophomore recording by Tedeschi Trucks Band, the 11-piece ensemble led by husband-wife team Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi that recently marked their first anniversary with a Grammy win for their debut album Revelator. TTB (as their fans know them) shows off ...


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