Rant ‘N’ Roll: The Man

Musikfest Café, Bethlehem, PA—He came out of the Lionel Hampton Orchestra in 1980 as part of a duo with Donald Harrison, two young lions harkening back to bop as part of a “New Traditionalist” movement in 1...

Rant ‘N’ Roll: Jazz Festival

Arguably the greatest jazz album of 2011 was When The Heart Emerges Glistening, a masterful debut from composer/trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, born and raised in Oakland, California. It had everything and wa...

Rant ‘N’ Roll: Son Of Bonzo

Jason Bonham must hate Robert Plant. The rightful heir to the Led Zeppelin drum seat, Jason, 47, is the only son of Zep’s only drummer John “Bonzo” Bonham who died in 1980 at 32 from acute alcohol poison...