CD Review: Johnny Winter’s “Roots”

Johnny Winter Roots  (Megaforce) By Mike Finkelstein This latest release from blues/rock legend Johnny Winter signifies one more move in the direction of his original roots in the blues.   The album’s format is one of Johnny and a very boppin’ and rock-steady backing band (Vito Liuzzi on drums, Scott Spray on bass, Paul Nelson on… Read More CD Review: Johnny Winter’s “Roots”

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Live Rock: Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band at the Greek Theatre

By Mike Finkelstein On Saturday night Ringo Starr led his All Starr Band as they rocked the Greek Theater for two hours to a very enthusiastic audience.  The All Starr band is a project that the Beatles’ drummer began in 1989 and the current lineup is the eleventh different installment.  The format is simple: Assemble a… Read More Live Rock: Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band at the Greek Theatre