Ronald A. Rowe September 1st, 2014
Lenny Kravitz is the American dream. He – personally and professionally - epitomizes the melting pot that America was meant to be and his music is a smooth synthesis of many genres. Kravitz himself is a mixture of Ukrainian, Jewish, Russian, African, Bahamian, and American heritage. His music combines influences from R&B, Jazz, Classical, Opera, Gospel, Blues, Rock (including Hard Rock and Psychedelic Rock as well as their more mainstream counterpart), Soul, Reggae, Funk, and even the occasional Ballad. So it seems only appropriate that in addition to vocals Kravitz often contributes on drums, keyboard, bass, and lead guitar
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Editorial Team August 29th, 2014 | Featured Artist
As we flip the calendar and September begins, it is time to introduce the artist of the month: Lenny Kravitz. Starting today, and continuing throughout the month, we'll highlight Kravitz's talents on a weekly basis. Make sure to return to read reviews of this artist and his albums.
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Sam Tiscia August 29th, 2014 | Album Review
The Fault in our Stars not only gained reputable remarks on the success of the film, but also managed to have a smart, current and overall catchy soundtrack. The film received overwhelming response, earning it's spot as a must-see summer film. Based on the best-selling novel, the story artistically captures the admirable love story of two teens whose perspectives on life have been altered by circumstance. After meeting in a cancer support group, the two fall in love to backdrops of picnics, travel, and extraordinary conversation. As any music enthusiast would, I found myself paying less attention to the
Ronald A. Rowe August 28th, 2014 | Artist Review
To fully appreciate The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale, you need to… well, appreciate JJ Cale. Cale was a guitarist, singer, and songwriter and one of the originators of what became known as the Tulsa Sound. Eric Clapton’s first solo hit was a J.J. Cale song, After Midnight. Another of Clapton’s biggest hits of the 1970’s, Cocaine, was also written by Cale.
Although Cale is not a household name, he has written for and worked with many who are, including Johnny Cash, Jerry Garcia, Dr. Hook, Waylon Jennings, Kansas, Santana, George Thorogood & the Destroyers, and Lynyrd Skynyrd, among