Daryl Hall offers deep dive on solo side with ‘BeforeAfter’

Daryl Hall, who as a member of Hall and Oates is one of the most successful rock musicians ever, is taking a deep-dive on his solo side with the release of a new, two-disc retrospective. BeforeAfter, the first-ever look at Hall’s solo career, is set for release by Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony, onContinue reading “Daryl Hall offers deep dive on solo side with ‘BeforeAfter’”

O+ Kingston, despite pandemic, plans for October festival

Despite the uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic, organizers of the O+ Festival in Kingston are planning to stage their annual gathering as a free event Oct. 8-10. According to a Wednesday afternoon announcement, the festival that compensates musicians and artists with health and well care “will emphasize outdoor venues and public art.” Organizers will alsoContinue reading “O+ Kingston, despite pandemic, plans for October festival”

Sawyer Fredericks, like many of us, still thinks, ‘What A Wonderful World’

Like the world he sings about, his voice is fragile as it quivers. But Sawyer Fredericks, just like Louis Armstrong and Jerry Garcia before him, never abandons hope. That’s my take on the bold choice by Fredericks to release his own rendition of “What A Wonderful World,” the iconic anthem and enduring plea to seeContinue reading “Sawyer Fredericks, like many of us, still thinks, ‘What A Wonderful World’”