Release Date: February 2, 2018 Label: Anaya Music Website Around
this time a year ago I had the experience of listening to Anaya Music and
providing coverage of Eternity. It was an uplifting experience and a memorable
listen as I recall. Now with
February drawing closer AONKI – Gateway
of Love (Cosmic New Age Music) will arrive. Once
again, the recording features several exceptional collaborations between Anaya
Music and a live virtual symphony orchestra recorded in the heart of Prague,
the capital of the Czech republic.
The orchestra combines members of the finest ensembles
in Prague, including the Czech Philharmonic.
they should rename the orchestra to “The Live Spiritual Orchestra.” If you have
been exposed to Anaya Music you will understand what that means. If this is
your first journey with this music you will find out very quickly. Either way,
this is spiritually uplifting music that leaves a smile on your soul. It’s like
the term digital footprint, there is an everlasting m…
Release Date: June
29, 2018 Label: Cakewalk Records Website This
will be my sixth voyage into the world of Project Grand Slam (PGS). So, what is
this experience going to be like this time? I would expect the same great
combination of jazz, rock, funk, and pop that I always enjoyed.
Just so you all know PGS is: Robert Miller (bass), Mario
Castro (saxophones), Bayden Goyo (keyboards), Joel E. Mateo (drums), Guillermo
Barron Rios (percussion), Tristan Clark (guitar) and the beautiful Ms. Ziarra
So, now we are Trippin’
into 2018 with PGS. And the first track titled “1972” was like turning on the
radio and hearing the Average White Band or Tower of Power. Yes sir, on the AM
dial, it came blaring through back in those days.
The title track is a real gas too. This number has some
great sax from Castro and a killer rhythm section courtesy of Miller and Mateo.
It shines the spotlight on them clear and bright. Let me tell you, those two
are like the dynamic duo, kind of like a p…
Bellows Falls, VT – Veteran music journalist Joe Milliken recently announced a publishing deal with the Lanham, Maryland-based publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers to produce his first book, a biography about the late Benjamin Orr. Orr was the co-founder, co-lead singer, and bassist for the platinum-selling rock band The Cars. Titled Let’s Go! Benjamin Orr and The Cars, a release date is set for November 15, 2018.
Often considered the band’s heartthrob, Orr possessed an incredible voice, diverse musical talent and rare stage presence, all balanced by a magnetic, yet enigmatic personality, striking good looks, and a relentless determination to reach rock stardom. Born Benjamin Orzechowski (aka “Benny Eleven Letters”) and raised in the Cleveland suburb of Parma Heights, Orr was, prior to becoming a world-famous rock star with The Cars, a “teen star” as a house band musician for the nationally syndicated television show Upbeat.
A few years later Ben met his musical partner and …