Picks of the Week: Sept. 10 – 15

By Don Heckman Los Angeles – Sept. 10 (Tues.) Rachmaninoff and Gershwin. “Romantic Favorites.” The Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by Miguel Harth-Bedoya with piano soloist Daniil Trifonov, performs a program of richly colorful, early 20th century music. Hollywood Bowl.  (323) 850-2000. – Sept. 11. (Wed.) George Benson Inspiration Tour. A Tribute To Nat “King” Cole.… Read More Picks of the Week: Sept. 10 – 15

Live: Guitar Town’s 10 Latest Sculptures Unveiled In WeHo

By Mike Finkelstein Bruce Springsteen used to tell a story about how his father, tired of hearing him practicing electric guitar in the bedroom, never wanted to know if it was a Gibson guitar or a Fender guitar.  To him it was just a “God-damned” guitar. For budding guitar slingers like Bruce, Gibson and Fender… Read More Live: Guitar Town’s 10 Latest Sculptures Unveiled In WeHo

CD Review: James Lee Stanley and Cliff Eberhardt, “All Wood and Doors”

James Lee Stanley and Cliff Eberhardt All Wood and Doors (Beachwood Recordings) By Brian Arsenault In my imagination, two old folkies walk into a bar and after a bucket of beers one of them says: “You know, we ought to record a CD of Doors songs.  They still got lots of fans, you know.” The… Read More CD Review: James Lee Stanley and Cliff Eberhardt, “All Wood and Doors”