By Don Heckman Los Angeles – July 23. (Tues.) The Postal Service. The electropop band – featuring Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello – celebrate their 10th anniversary. Greek Theatre (323) 665-5857. – July 24. (Wed.) Dave Damiani and the No Nonsense Orchestra. Vocalist and leader Damiani sings with the colorful sounds and swinging rhythms of… Read More Picks of the Week: July 23 – 28.
By Don Heckman Los Angeles – May 3. (Tues.) Leon Russell. One of the great iconic figures of the golden era of rock makes a rare local appearance in a relatively small venue. There’ll also be a special performance by Booker T. Jones. The El Rey. (323) 936-6400. – May 3. (Tues.) Emil Richards, Mike… Read More Picks of the Week: May 3 – 8
By Don Heckman Los Angeles – April 12 & 13. (Mon. & Tues.) Miles Evans Band. Trumpeter Evans, named after Miles Davis, is the son of equally legendary arranger Gil Evans. His current mission, he says, is to explore, with his eight piece band, the music that had been planned for an Evans/Jimi Hendrix collaboration… Read More Picks of the Week: April 12 – 18