Sheri Shembab

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  • 26 years ago | Music News

    Listen to people like Chick Corea or Keith Jarrett long enough and you start thinking avant-garde jazz is either an assortment of outer-space explorations or introspective therapy sessions. Go to extremes like the wigged-out Corea or the self-indu...

  • 26 years ago | Music News

    BORN YESTERDAY Ten albums from the Sixties and Seventies that sounded better in the Eighties: 1. THE VELVET UNDERGROUND & NICO The Velvet Underground & Nico (MGM/Verve, 1967). While everyone else was doing peace and love in 1967, Lou Reed and John...

  • 26 years ago | Music News

    When many listeners hear the term "new-age," they immediately conjure up images of nuts-and-twigs folks hanging out in the wilderness playing nature-inspired ditties. Others think of the Windham Hill label, whose acts specialize in calming, atmosp...

  • 26 years ago | Music News

    On the day after the earth moved and moved again under the feet of northern Californians, Yellowjackets bass player Jimmy Haslip worried for the families of his fellow band members who live in the area--until the news came that they were alive and...

  • 26 years ago | Music News

    Singer Cleo Laine speaks as she sings--her voice is deep, melodious, husky and honeyed. It's one that's retained its resonance and power through forty-plus years of performing. A fog-like quality creeps through her tone and adds a theatrical touch...

  • 27 years ago | Music News

    Just how far has Al Jarreau descended from his creative peak in the early Eighties? On his latest album, Heart's Horizon, the singer teams up with the one-man-band vocalist Bobby "He's Everywhere!" McFerrin to sing a little a cappella number about...

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