Galt MacDermot, 1968. Photo by Larry Ellis.
Composer, pianist and arranger Galt MacDermot died at 4 AM Eastern Standard Time on December 17th, 2018, a day shy of his 90th birthday. While the cause of his death was undisclosed, he had been in failing health for some time. Here’s an essay on his life and influence by Eothen “Egon” Alapatt, who worked with MacDermot and his Kilmarnock label from the late-90s to the mid-2000s (more…)
SOLD OUT: QUASIMOTO WELCOME TO VIOLENCE PIN PACK
AKA “One Step Ahead, in Bed, and Dead” (more…)
ON SALE: BUBBHA THOMAS – CREATIVE MUSIC: THE COMPLETE WORKS
Bubbha Thomas – Revolutionary, spiritual jazz bandleader, drummer, and activist from Houston. (more…)
Photo: David Axelrod, c. 1969, taken at Capitol Studios, Hollywood. Capitol Records Archives.
Composer David Axelrod’s essential trilogy on Capitol Records – Song of Innocence (1968), Song of Experience (1969), and Earth Rot (1970) – officially reissued by Now-Again Records. (more…)