Live Music: Steely Dan And The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra At The Opening Night At The Hollywood Bowl, Saturday June 18th, 2016

By Devon Wendell. The first half of the opening night at The Hollywood Bowl kicked off with a heartfelt, spirited performance of Stephen Sondheim’s “Children Will Listen” by the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Vocal Ensemble, accompanied by The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.  This was presented by The LA Phil Education Fellowship Program. … Read More Live Music: Steely Dan And The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra At The Opening Night At The Hollywood Bowl, Saturday June 18th, 2016

Live Music: The Doobie Brothers and Don Felder at the Greek Theatre

By Mike Finkelstein At the Greek Theater Saturday night, the Doobie Brothers and Don Felder brought the instant name recognition that two set lists-worth of big FM hits from the 70’s will fetch, and put them on display for a large, enthusiastic audience at the Greek Theater. The hits rolled pretty much all night long.… Read More Live Music: The Doobie Brothers and Don Felder at the Greek Theatre

A Twist Of Doc: Devon “Doc” Wendell’s Musical Highlights of 2012

By Devon Wendell Now I must push through those big barriers that keep a thinking/nerdy musician like myself stagnant and trapped in one or two musical eras or genres, far from today and far from this exact moment in history. I must dissolve the bitterness and the frustration, and the notion that it’s all nothing… Read More A Twist Of Doc: Devon “Doc” Wendell’s Musical Highlights of 2012

CD Review/ Rock-Blues: “The Warren Haynes Band Live At The Moody Theater”

The Warren Haynes Band  The Warren Haynes Band Live At The Moody Theater  (Stax/Concord Music Group)  By Devon Wendell Blues/Southern rock guitar veteran Warren Haynes has never been one to rest on his laurels. From his stints with The Allman Brothers, and his own group Gov’t Mule, Haynes has proven to be a powerful guitarist… Read More CD Review/ Rock-Blues: “The Warren Haynes Band Live At The Moody Theater”