CD Review: Carole King’s “Legendary Demos”

 Carole King Legendary Demos (Hear Music/Concord Music Group) by Devon Wendell Carole King has earned legendary status under her own name as a singer/songwriter since her first solo album, Writer, in 1970 and her most critically acclaimed and top selling recording, Tapestry, in 1971. Prior to that she earned her stripes as a songwriter in NYC for Don Kirshner’s… Read More CD Review: Carole King’s “Legendary Demos”

Picks of the Week: Nov. 30 – Dec. 5

By Don Heckman Los Angeles – Dec. 1. (Wed.) A Celtic Christmas.  Irish Storyteller Tomaseen Foley creates a traditional night before Christmas, filled with dancing, music-making and holiday joy.  Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts. (562) 916-8501. – Dec. 1. (Wed.)  John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension. The ever-exploratory guitarist performs with a group reaching… Read More Picks of the Week: Nov. 30 – Dec. 5