Pianist-composer Randy Weston (America's African Musical Ambassador) passed away September 1, 2018, after a 70-year career that saw him establish a
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"Derrick Ross is a music man to the core. We've had a great run together building Slaight Music.
From Grant Avenue Studios and a small FACTOR grant to a career catalogue that includes working with The Hawks, Joni Mitchell, Robbie Robertson, Iggy Pop, and Peter Gabriel. The list is long, and, for the first time, he shares his storied career with Bill King. Photo: Bill Dillon (l) with Paul RK Wheeler Jr.
The veteran guitarist reminisces about his musical upbringing, his earlier bands Iron Butterfly and Rhinoceros, and work with Bette Midler and Lou Reed.
The veteran Toronto drummer/composer/bandleader has been posting intriguing videos of covers while transitioning to life in the pandemic age. Here he discusses the videos, his home recording, life as an educator, and new creative pursuits.
The leader of the popular Toronto combo KC Roberts and The Live Revolution is embracing online teaching in the pandemic era. Here he discusses that transition, recalls a memorable European tour, and explains his approach to home recording.
The noted photographer and music video director was a crucial figure on the ‘80s and ‘90s Canadian music scene. Now a resident of Prince Edward County and focused on her deep love of animals, she has published a series of photo books - Dog & Pup and The Extraordinary Beauty of Birds. She recalls a fascinating career here.
The daughter of two of Canada’s top songwriters is forging her own musical path. In this in-depth interview, she talks about her new record, working with hubby Liam Russell, her creative approach, and much more.
"Everyone's got to be different. You can't copy anybody and end up with anything.
Long before he garnered a Best Americana Grammy for Keb' Mo's Oklahoma, I got lost in the sound and texture of the recording courtesy of C
The ever-busy civic-minded music and sports entrepreneur talks about the growth of Toronto hip-hop, his love of basketball, and much more.
“Pablo” as he’s known throughout the music industry and to colleagues is by far my closest friend dating back to when we shared the bandstand betwe