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Muscle Shoals
Muscle Shoals
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Muscle Shoals

The incredible story of a tiny Alabama recording studio that produced some of greatest hits of all time. Aretha Franklin, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Percy Sledge, Alicia Keys, Bono and more bear witness to its magic. Documentary: PG: Starring: Keith Richards, Aretha Franklin, Mick Jagger, Gregg Allman, Bono, Alicia Keys, Rick Hall, Director: Greg 'Freddy' Camalier
01:51:114 days ago
Muscle Shoals: watch trailer
Muscle Shoals
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Muscle Shoals: watch trailer

The incredible story of a tiny Alabama recording studio that produced some of greatest hits of all time. Aretha Franklin, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Percy Sledge, Alicia Keys, Bono and more bear witness to its magic. Documentary: PG: Starring: Keith Richards, Aretha Franklin, Mick Jagger, Gregg Allman, Bono, Alicia Keys, Rick Hall, Director: Greg 'Freddy' Camalier
02:334 days ago
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band
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Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band is a confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of Robertson’s young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, The Band. The film is a moving story of Robertson’s personal journey, overcoming adversity and finding camaraderie alongside the four other men who would become his brothers in music, together making their mark on music history. Once Were Brothers blends rare archival footage, photography, iconic songs and interviews with Robertson’s friends and collaborators includ­ing Martin Scorsese, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, and more. Documentary: PG-13, 2020. Director: Daniel Roher : Featuring MARTIN SCORSESE, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, ERIC CLAPTON, RONNIE HAWKINS, DOMINIQUE ROBERTSON, ROBBIE ROBERTSON.
01:41:365 days ago
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band: watch Trailer
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band
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Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band: watch Trailer

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band is a confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of Robertson’s young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, The Band. The film is a moving story of Robertson’s personal journey, overcoming adversity and finding camaraderie alongside the four other men who would become his brothers in music, together making their mark on music history. Once Were Brothers blends rare archival footage, photography, iconic songs and interviews with Robertson’s friends and collaborators includ­ing Martin Scorsese, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, and more. Documentary: PG-13, 2020. Director: Daniel Roher : Featuring MARTIN SCORSESE, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, ERIC CLAPTON, RONNIE HAWKINS, DOMINIQUE ROBERTSON, ROBBIE ROBERTSON.
02:285 days ago
Fab's Music Café: Stephen Perkins
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Fab's Music Café: Stephen Perkins

His role of founding member for the mega star outfit “Jane’s Addiction”, and beat master for other legendary bands like Infectious Grooves, Porno for Pyros, Nine Inch Nails and many more, might have given him general public stardom, but Stephen Perkins, when it comes down to drumming, is considered one of the most creatives ones out there, and with a merit ! Raised on Rock and Metal in his pre Jane’s Addiction years, he learned how to listen and to open his intake of music influences with a 360 angle. Master tribal that he is, he can switch from a super tight funk to a Mozambico , while adding his own signature colors, and percussive sounds too.. He is one of those people who light up the room when they enter it, and so is his drumming and stage performance, no matter what “alternative” du jour tonight’s gig might call for. Stephen Perkins has been working on a series of brand new grooves in combination with percussions and other unconventional percussion, he is about to launch his own label, and keeps himself busy with recording sessions and live performances of all kinds.
01:35:0824 days ago
Fab's Music Café - Bette Smith
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Fab's Music Café - Bette Smith

Wild rock & soul singer Bette Smith traces elements of her life-affirming new album ‘The Good, The Bad & The Bette’ to her childhood in rough Brooklyn, NY. Musically, it connects to the gospel music she heard in church and the soul music on the corners. This injection of soul and gospel into rock & roll powered a breakout in 2017’s ‘Jetlagger,’ which received raves from NPR, Paste, American Songwriter, Billboard, MOJO, and a feature in the New York Times. Now, ‘The Good, The Bad & The Bette’ out Sept. 25, 2020 on Ruf Records, is garnering equal praise.
01:04:0924 days ago
Solomon Hicks
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Solomon Hicks

When the Cotton Club and its band are your playground and playmates both, you can be sure there’s something going on. With that kind of cred , one develops his own anesthetic against flavor of the month disposable trends in search of the real thing. Solomon Hicks in spite of his young age, has been living that experience, and thrived in it. His manners, his tone, his vocals, and his James Bondish-BB Kingish classy attire, helped set him up in a league of his own, among today’s contemporary 6 strings virtuoso. But it’s once again the Blues, whereas in the eternal lessons of King “BB”, or on the street’s gospel of Harlem , that motivated the Lil’ BB to become the take no prisoner performer of today. Whereas on Sirius XM BB KIng’s Blues Deville or on plenty of streaming playlist, no Blues lover was able to escape this past year from the love the media and the fans are giving plenty Solomon Hicks, actually : King Solomon Hicks.
55:2652 days ago
Fab's Music café: Michael Manring
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Fab's Music café: Michael Manring

In the bass players world, pretty much everyone knows of Michael Manring. Which is per se a very peculiar reality, considering that Michael Manring doesn’t have anything in common with the traditional bass player community, other than love and respect for the same instrument : the bass ! Michael has been a pioneer from the very beginning of his extended career of uncompromising and unbiased search for “orginalism” and his own “own” sound. He doesn’t play like anybody else, nor he sounds like anybody else, and that’s his winning MO at work ! Check out how candidly he shares with Fab his humble appreciation of the fans love and the opportunity of keep on doing , successfully, what he loves. and, don't miss Michael's unaccompanied bass recording featuring unique instruments, techniques and methodologies, "Small Moments.” Bandcamp link page...click the INFO button for the link.
49:5955 days ago
Fab's Music Café: Ivano Icardi
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Fab's Music Café: Ivano Icardi

Torino e’ il suo quartiere generale, ma il mondo della bella musica e’ la sua audience. Uno dei piu’ prolifici chitarristi/scrittori/produttori Italiani. Non solo un asso del suo strumento, ma forza motrice dietro a centinaia di canzoni e brani composti per pubblicità’ , cinema e televisione. Ma il suo grande amore rimane sempre il palco ............
49:092 months ago
Fab's Italian Music Cafe: Gianni Rojatti
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Fab's Italian Music Cafe: Gianni Rojatti

Gianni Rojatti e’ un altro di quei musicisti con la “M” maiuscola. La sua proverbiale prodezza musicale non si limita ad essere un grande chitarrista, ma include diversi ruoli : produttore, direttore musicale, direttore artistico, giornalista e .....”performer”. Una stile tutto particolare il suo, che potrebbe ricordare il tocco di qualche leggenda, ma con dei risvolti tutti suoni, che si focalizzano su una grande ricerca della melodia su ritmiche e temi, mai monotoni ne scontati. Al momento si sta’ dedicando al lancio del supergruppo Falcons, con Federico Malaman al basso, Federico Paulovich alla batteria e Marco Scipione al sax...un progetto strumentale tra rock, fusion e progressive , descritto come “molto coraggioso”. Assieme a Daniele Gottardo, uno dei suoi chitarristi preferiti, sta' registrando una cover molto particolare, un pezzo dei Radiohead con diversi guests, tra cui Kris Barras. Endorses Ibanez di lunga data, sta' preparando alcuni video in supporto del marchio, assieme ad Andrea Lombardini al basso. In primavera e’ inoltre previsto l’inizio dei lavori di un tanto atteso album solista.
01:16:482 months ago
Fab's Music Café: Fab's exclusive interview with keyboard wizard, Ed Roth.
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Fab's Music Café: Fab's exclusive interview with keyboard wizard, Ed Roth.

Ed Roth is known not only for his ridiculous vintage keyboards arsenal, but mainly for how he can use it. Whereas backing Glenn Hughes , Tom Morello/Nightwatch man, Annie Lennox, Ronnie Montrose or his own Meatballs Bats , Ed Roth has been an LA staple in the session and live circuit. He’s now telling us how he did it and keep on doing it.
50:292 months ago
Fab's exclusive, in-depth, interview with guitar powerhouse, David Grissom.
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Fab's exclusive, in-depth, interview with guitar powerhouse, David Grissom.

David Grissom has toured and recorded with artists such as Buddy Guy, John Mellencamp, Joe Ely, Storyville, The Allman Brothers Band, The Dixie Chicks, Chris Isaak, Robben Ford, John Mayall, and Ringo Starr. His songs have been recorded by John Mayall, Rita Coolidge, Trisha Yearwood, Lee Ann Womack, and Storyville among others. David moved to Austin in 1983 and quickly became a stalwart on the vibrant local scene. He joined Texas legend Joe Ely’s band in 1985 and toured and recorded nonstop until 1991 when he joined John Mellencamp’s band. David made 3 records with John and toured extensively from 1991 through 1993. After, Mellencamp, David went back to Texas to form Storyville, the band that included the Double Trouble rhythm section of Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon, and powerhouse vocalist Malford Milligan. Since 2000, David has divided his time between recording sessions, including four Buddy Guy records, and scores of Americana releases, along with touring with the Dixie Chicks from 2003-2007, and playing hundreds of live gigs, designing signature guitars and amps with PRS Guitars, and producing his solo CD’s. He just released his 5th solo CD Trio Live 2020.
45:452 months ago