Back in the early 1980’s The Rods were one of the most promising up-and-coming heavy metal bands.
I was lucky enough to chat with Stephen Lynch as he passed through the area, and I had teh opportunity to ask him a few questions.
Ever since Aaron Friedman spearheaded the effort to bring Make Music to New York City in 2007, the organizers have tried to add something new every year. This year they broke the Guinness World Record for the largest electronic keyboard ensemble.
For most Americans, it would be an unusual treat to catch a highland pipe band. There’s nothing quite like the flurry of dancing feet, the humming bagpipes, and the fierce, precise drum patterns, all performed by players in full traditional uniforms.
Visitors to the Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, California, can now experience its newly renovated galleries, featuring interactive displays and new exhibits that incorporate the latest instrument innovations. The museum documents the evolution of musical instruments from the late 19th century to the present day, and future visitors can enjoy hands-on experiences with instruments at the museum’s five galleries.
Though his family wasn’t musical, Brickman had a natural inclination toward music as a child. However, his piano teacher didn’t think his enthusiasm translated into ability.