Despite years of lawsuits and fallings out, Bob Marley's guitarist is still rocking steady
Original Wailers executive producer and guitarist Al Anderson (featured in the paper this week) joined Bob Marley and the Wailers in the wake of Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer's departure from the band, working with Marley from 1974 until his death in 1981. For Anderson, a U.S.-born, Berklee-trained se ... More >>
Beyond the mascot, Kevin Macdonald's comprehensive documentary stirs it up
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>
Herb Alpert horns in on this internet jazz. Pop-jazz trumpeter and former A&M Records exec Herb Alpert flexes his philanthropic and entrepreneurial muscles with a new project called ArtistsHouseMusic.org, which goes live May 1. It looks like a comprehensive, one-stop resource for aspiring musi ... More >>
Another boffo tale of neglected, embittered musicians!
Reggae pioneer Jimmy Cliff captures worship