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Music Legend Jon Anderson Visits LA Radio Shows To Promote New AndersonPonty Band "Better Late Than Never" Album Release


Los Angeles - Legendary YES singer/songwriter Jon Anderson recently visited several radio shows in Los Angeles to promote the new release of the AndersonPonty Band “Better Late Than Never” CD and DVD. Starting with the longest running Beatles radio show “Breakfast With The Beatles”, hosted by Chris Carter, Jon gave the listening audience a rare treat by performing an unreleased song titled “Tony & Me” live on air. http://www.955klos.com/breakfast-with-the-beatles/

Jon also appeared on KSWD-FM 100.3 The Sound's popular morning show Mark in The Morning with Mark Thompson (live), and nationally syndicated program Uncle Joe's Garage will Joe Benson (air date to be announced). Jon was also interviewed on the show “Off The Record”, which will air the weekend of October 24/25th. It will also air on KSWD-FM 100.3 The Sound & stream live at www.thesoundla.com on Sunday 10/25 at 8pm PST. Jon ended his visit at The Sound with an interview on the show “My Turn” (air date to be announced)

After which, Jon appeared on KLOS-FM's national radio show The Side Show Classic with Nikki Sixx which aired on October 3 and 4. He played music from the AndersonPonty Band's “Better Late Than Never,” as well as his favorite songs from the YES catalogue. Jon also share stories from his legendary music career, including his experience seeing the Beatles perform in 1963, hanging out with Jimi Hendrix, and his favorite Neil Young concert. Visit www.SixxSense.com for additional information, or to find a local radio station and listen online. Fans can also tune into the Sixx Sense channel on iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia's free all-in-one streaming music and live radio service.

To conclude the radio promo tour Jon appeared on the Jim Ladd show on SiriusXM, where he played tracks from the new AndersonPonty Band CD as well as discussed his fascinating and incredible history in music! http://www.siriusxm.com/deeptracks

The AndersonPonty Band, featuring music icons Jon Anderson and Jean Luc Ponty, new CD/DVD titled “Better Late Than Never” hit the streets on September 25th! It features outstanding performances by the band from September 2014 at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, Colorado, as well as some innovative production.

The AndersonPonty Band also includes Jamie Glaser on guitars - well known guitarist who has worked with Jean Luc Ponty, Chick Corea, Bryan Adams and Lenny White; Wally Minko on keyboards - virtuoso player and composer who has performed and recorded with many worldwide stars including Pink, Toni Braxton, Jean Luc Ponty, Tom Jones, Gregg Rolie and Barry Manilow; Baron Browne on bass who has played with Steve Smith, Billy Cobham and Jean Luc Ponty; and Rayford Griffin on drums and percussion, who has played with Stanley Clarke Band, George Duke, Jean Luc Ponty and Michael Jackson. The band visit the music created by Jon Anderson and Jean Luc Ponty over the years with new arrangements, virtuosic performances and new energy.

The AndersonPonty Band's “Better Late Than Never” has been receiving rave reviews worldwide!

“Jean-Luc Ponty’s expressive violin lines play counterpoint to Jon Anderson’s colorful vocals, giving added dimension.” - Fabrications HQ, Scotland

“After all these years, Jon Anderson is still out there on a quest to create new music and move ever forward in new directions...Give it a listen – Anderson and Ponty are moving forward, not looking back!” - The Afterword, UK

“..Anderson Ponty with a different kind of musical spice are the real winners here.” - Midwest Record, USA

“Much-anticipated collaboration reinvigorates its two legends...The optimistic (Anderson) voice and Ponty's elegantly emotional violin is a fusion made just south of heaven...This album is made with love, which shines through.” - PROG magazine, UK

“Simply captivates with its beauty.” - Artrock.pl, Poland

“The Yes compositions are given a fusion treatment, and elevates the songs.” - Progarchives, USA

“It is a perfect confluence of two wonderful talents, that is both risky and highly rewarding...Prog fans, spread the word about Better Late Than Never. brings together the golden age of progressive music and the modern era. This album belongs in your library.” - Classic Rock Revisited, USA

“That I found this project to be a wonderful way of introducing themselves as a group. The older music presented a foundation on which to build a new structure. Enough new material added to make it feel like a new experience. One that you'll want to repeat again and again.” - Classic Rock Radio EU, USA/UK

“...an album that rewards with close listening and one that gets better the more you invest into it.” - Vintage Rock, USA

“This is definitely one that will make my best of 2015 list. It’s one of the best progressive rock releases of the year.” - Music Street Journal, USA

AndersonPonty Band tour dates:

OCTOBER
10/23 - Stroudsburg, PA - Sherman Theater
10/27 - Philadelphia, PA - Keswick Theater
10/29 - Red Bank, NJ - Count Basie Theatre
10/30 - Ridgefield, CT - Ridgefield Playhouse

NOVEMBER
11/1 - Munhall, PA - Carnegie Theater
11/3 - St. Charles, IL - Arcada Theatre
11/4 - Milwaukee, WI - South Milwaukee PAC
11/6 - Detroit, MI - Detroit Music Hall
11/7 - Toronto - Danforth Music Hall
11/10 - Washington, DC - Howard Theater
11/11 - Long Island, NY - Paramount Theater
11/13 - NYC - Ethical Culture
11/14 - Boston, MA - Berklee Performance Center
11/17 - San Francisco, CA - Regency
11/18 - Sacramento, CA - Crest Theater
11/20 - Los Angeles, CA - Saban Theater
11/21 - Scottsdale, AZ - Talking Stick

For more information and forthcoming tour dates visit the official AndersonPonty Band website:http://www.andersonpontyband1.com/

Jon Anderson official website: www.jonanderson.com
Jean Luc Ponty official website: www.ponty.com

Manager: Jim Lewis, andersonpontyband@gmail.com

Label Contact: Liaison Music, Jim Snowden, jim@liaisonmusic.com

Booking agent: APA
O: (212) 205-4328 | C: (310) 895-6144 | F: (212) 245-5062
JLashnits@apanewyork.comwww.apa-agency.com

Press inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, PH: 828-350-8158, glassonyonpr@gmail.com
(interview requests contact Billy James at Glass Onyon PR)

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