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Article: Album Review

Janet Staley: Whisper to the Wind

Read "Whisper to the Wind" reviewed by Jim Olin


Janet Staley is an artist who immediately appeals to listeners for her great personality and for her personal approach to songwriting and performing. Her new release, Whisper to the Wind, is a vivid example of the hard work and passion that fuels her creative vision. The album features 11 stunning tracks that offer really ...

News: Recording

CBGB Soundtrack (Omnivore Recordings, Oct. 8) Features Legendary Punk Prototypes

CBGB Soundtrack (Omnivore Recordings, Oct. 8) Features Legendary Punk Prototypes

By the end of 1973, New York City was bankrupt, Watergate had compromised the credibility of the U.S. government, and The Carpenters were the best-selling young recording act in America. Rock ’n’ roll was dead! The story of Hilly Kristal and his legendary club that put the punk back in rock will come to movie theaters ...

News: Festival

Montreal Jazz Festival to Feature Aretha Franklin, George Benson, Wynton Marsalis & More

The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, presented by TD in collaboration with Rio Tinto Alcan, has announced some of the initial concerts scheduled for the 34th edition which runs from June 28 to July 7. With a program featuring artists ranging from the music legends to bright new stars, this year’s participants includes Aretha Franklin, ...

News: Recording

Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss Curate 3-CD Set for 50th anniversary of A&M Records

Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss Curate 3-CD Set for 50th anniversary of A&M Records

It’s an archetypal story of the modern record business – two guys with a dream running their nascent label out of a West Hollywood garage in the summer of 1962. The label quickly gains momentum and eventually becomes one of the most important record companies the world has ever seen. The two guys were Herb Alpert ...

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News: Recording

Boston, MA-based vocalist Kimberly Keating reveals deep-seated affection for music on new CD

As a creative talent, Stevie Wonder is nearly untouchable; his distinctive soulful expressions and honeyed melodies are nearly impossible to reach. Yet Boston, MA-based vocalist Kimberly Keating not only covers Wonder's 1985 smash “Overjoyed" on her new album, but she spikes it with a Latin twist that reinvigorates the song. Furthermore, Keating's crystalline delivery echoes the ...


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