The immaculate ‘Judith’ from Perfect Circle. and …. Al Di Meola plays Oblivion by the incomparable Astor Piazolla. Enjoy! Ark
Chick Corea in rehearsal. Mesmerizing! Ark.
Playing the Jaco Pastorius composition Havona. This is musicianship of the highest level. Jaw-dropping. Ark
There is apparently some controversy going around over a rap song called WAP. I only heard about it because it was mentioned on David Robertson’s blog who claimed it was pornographic. Well, I dunno about that, but it is about the worst song I have ever listened to. So bad in fact that I … More Musical Interlude.
The great Larry Carlton plays the solos. The guitar solo by jazz fusion guitarist Larry Carlton was ranked #80 in the list of the 100 greatest guitar songs by Rolling Stone, stating “In the late seventies, Steely Dan made records by pushing a revolving crew of monster session dudes through take after take, which yielded endless jaw-dropping guitar solos. Larry … More For Ron …
On a freezing cold Johannesburg night here’s something to warm the cockles of even the coldest heart. Forget Jason Derulo, Ed Sheeran or Bruno Mars … this bloke can sing … and he’s all of 71 years young. It’s cued up. Just put on your ear goggles, turn up the volume to 10, and press … More We all need a little bit of love and to be free…
All proceeds from sales to go towards better health. Side 1. The Chinese Way – Level 42 (Should Not Have Got On) This Flight Tonight – Nazareth Every Breath You Take – The Police. Don’t Stand So Close To Me – The Police Fever – Ronnie Laws Side 2. I Don’t need No Doctor – … More Covid 19 – The Album
This song is scientifically proven to make you cooler just for listening to it. Trust me! This is the Ark. Would I lie to you?
With a nod to Notes for her post on the Obama’s Summer Playlist. In keeping with list of the ex-pres, I’ve kept it to 44. Why not compose your own and post it? Here’s mine … 1. Joy Filled Summer – Tony Williams Lifetime 2. Down to the Waterline – Dire Straits. 3. Dry County … More The Ark’s Summer Playlist
I grew up listening to Jazz-Rock-Fusion. The Mahavishnu Orchestra were one of the finest collection of musicians ( some say the finest) ever, in this genre . I can’t think of anything found in today’s music that is comparable, either in technical ability or compositional skill. This is one of my favorite pieces from this … More They don’t make ’em like this any more ..
After all …. It’s only rock ‘n Roll 🙂 Ark.