Home » Search Center » Results: Living Colour

Results for "Living Colour"

Advanced search options

Results for pages tagged "Living Colour"...

Musician

Living Colour

Active since:

Living Colour is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 1984. Led by guitarist Vernon Reid, the bands lineup solidified in the mid-80's w/ Corey Glover (vocals), Will Calhoun (drums) and Muzz Skillings (bass). Stylistically, the band's music is a creative fusion influenced by free jazz, funk, hard rock and heavy metal. Their lyrics range from the personal to the political, in some of the latter cases attacking Eurocentrism and racism in America. The band’s debut album, “Vivid,” was released in 1988 on Epic Records. The album reached #6 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart and was later certified double platinum by the RIAA

15

Article: Interview

Cameron Graves: Inventing Thrash-Jazz

Read "Cameron Graves: Inventing Thrash-Jazz" reviewed by Scott Krane


Pianist and composer, Cameron Graves, arrived on the scene in his late teens and early twenties, possessing a proclivity for classical music, an unquenchable passion for heavy metal, and a jazz sensibility and lexicon of musicality. According to the website of Mack Avenue Records, the label that signed Graves and put out his debut solo release, ...

Album

Shade

Label: Megaforce Records
Released: 2018
Track listing: Freedom of Expression (F.O.X.); Preachin' Blues; Come On; Program; Who Shot Ya; Always Wrong; Blak Out; Pattern in Time; Who's That; Glass Teeth; Invisible; Inner City Blues; Two Sides.

Article: Album Review

Living Colour: Shade

Read "Shade" reviewed by Luca Muchetti


Shades un disco assolutamente fedele alla linea e del tutto fuori dal tempo. Ed è quanto la formazione di Corey Glover alla voce e cori, Vernon Reid alla chitarra elettrica e acustica, Doug Wimbish al basso e Will Calhoun alla batteria e percussioni regala a uno stuolo di fan che probabilmente non si aspettava una simile ...

17

Article: Album Review

Jane Getter Premonition: ON Tour

Read "ON Tour" reviewed by John Kelman


With the release of ON (Madfish/Snapper, 2015)--the debut album with her newly minted Premonition band--guitarist Jane Getter completed her move from the funk/fusion guitar workouts of her first two albums (1997's Jane and 2005's See Jane Run) towards a more progressive leaning which began with Three (Alternity, 2012). It's a move that the New York-based Getter ...

17

Article: Extended Analysis

ON

Read "ON" reviewed by John Kelman


While it's true that, in the rock world, there are relatively few female guitarists, especially those leaning towards the heavier and more progressive side of the equation, that doesn't mean that those intrepid enough to enter what has traditionally been a man's world should be assessed on anything but their own merits. Good guitarists are good ...

1

Article: Album Review

Will Calhoun: Life in This World

Read "Life in This World" reviewed by Luigi Sforza


La biografia artistica di Will Calhoun dice molto sul suo modo di concepire il jazz, la sua tecnica gli ha consentito di suonare con molti musicisti, da B.B King a Mick Jagger, da Jaco Pastorious a Jack DeJohnette, da Paul Simon a Lou Reed. Inoltre la notorietà di Calhounn è legata ai Living Colour e Public ...

31

News: Recording

Spectrum Road: Jack Bruce, Cindy Blackman Santana, Vernon Reid & John Medeski

Spectrum Road: Jack Bruce, Cindy Blackman Santana, Vernon Reid & John Medeski

Spectrum Road is a groundbreaking collaboration between four giants of modern music: Jack Bruce, Vernon Reid, John Medeski and Cindy Blackman Santana. Born from a shared passion for the music of legendary drummer Tony Williams, the band will release their self-titled debut album on June 5 through Palmetto Records. Later that week, Spectrum Road celebrates its ...

121

News: Recording

Forgotten Series: Living Colour - Collideoscope (2003)

Forgotten Series: Living Colour - Collideoscope (2003)

By Tom Johnson Listening to Collideoscope, at that point the first album of new material from Living Colour in 10 years, it was a little surprising how much time had lapsed between this offering and Stain. Living Colour broke up in one of those moves that left fans hanging—more “huh?" comments were heard than “it's about ...

319

News: Performance / Tour

Living Colour Announce North American Tour

Living Colour Announce North American Tour

Living Colour have announced North American tour dates in support of their new album The Chair In The Doorway. The highly anticipated 28-date run will be bookended by performances at The Highline Ballroom in New York City, as they appear August 10 opening for The Roots at their weekly Tuesday night jam session and then again ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by MIG Music
Jazz Polls
Vote for your Favorite Hammond B-3 Organists, Favorite Living Guitarists, Favorite Living Pianists, Favorite Living Bassists and Favorite Living Drummers.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.