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Will Calhoun

Will Calhoun, the widely acclaimed drummer from the Bronx, New York, graduated from the Berklee School of Music in Boston, where he received a Bachelors degree in Music Production and engineering. He was also the recipient of the prestigious Buddy Rich Jazz Masters Award for outstanding performance by a drummer. Special Kudos for Will's drumming virtuosity include: Best New Drummer by Modern Drummer Magazine's Readers Poll Number One Progressive Drummer by Modern Drummer Magazine's Readers Poll three times Best Drummer by Rolling Stone Magazine's Critics Poll Will Calhoun's unique blend of improvisational and hard rock drumming can be found on each of Living Colour's four Epic releases: the ground breaking multi-platinum debut, Vivid, the critically acclaimed sophomore LP, Time's Up, the Biscuits EP, and Stain, as well as their latest release on Sanctuary Records, CollideØscope

Eyes Wide Open

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2020

NEWS: RECORDING

Keyboard Legend David Sancious New Album Eyes Wide Open Now Available!

Keyboard Legend David Sancious New Album Eyes Wide Open Now Available!

World-renowned performing and recording artist David Sancious, was an original member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band. He has toured and recorded with greats Peter Gabriel, Sting, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Santana, Seal and an expansive list of A-level musicians. Sancious also wrote, produced and performed ground-breaking progressive music with his band Tone, mixing rock, fusion ...

Eyes Wide Open

Label: self-produced
Released: 2019
Track listing: Eyes Wide Open; In The Middle Of The Night; Urban Psalm #3; If; Flip It; The Tree House; December; War In Heaven.

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 ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Mike Stern: Trip

Read "Trip" reviewed by James Nadal

Having established himself as an imaginative technical wizard in the forefront of the fusion movement during the 1980's, guitarist Mike Stern has left an indelible mark on the way the instrument is utilized in the jazz idiom. But there would be an unforeseen event that would test his physical and emotional will to overcome adversity. In ...

Steely Dan's Jon Herington and Jim Beard

Read "Steely Dan's Jon Herington and Jim Beard" reviewed by Mike Jacobs

While keyboardist / producer Jim Beard and guitarist Jon Herington are both solo recording artists with long and varied careers that straddle jazz, rock and beyond, they may be best known these days for being longtime members of Steely Dan's current touring band. They have also been close friends for nearly 40 years. They sat down ...

ARTICLE: YEAR IN REVIEW

2016: The Year in Jazz

Read "2016: The Year in Jazz" reviewed by Ken Franckling

The year 2016 bubbled with events and initiatives to strengthen jazz's place in American and world culture, as well as a variety of venue openings, closings and cancellations. Jazz hit the silver screen in many ways throughout the year, and International Jazz Day continued to thrive--complete with a major all-star concert at the White House. Pop ...

Celebrating Elvin Jones

Label: Motéma Music
Released: 2016
Track listing: EJ Blues; Whew; Harmonique; Sarmastah; Mahjong; Shinjitsu; Doll Of The Bridge; Destiny.

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Will Calhoun - Celebrating Elvin Jones (Behind the Scenes)

Featuring the music of Will Calhoun
Duration: 5:52

Go behind the scenes with drummer Will Calhoun during the recording of his new album Celebrating Elvin Jones, out now!

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