Ernest Barteldes


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  • 10 years ago | Concerts

    Wailers fans face a similar dilemma that devotees of Asia, L.A. Guns, the Platters, and other groups touring (and squabbling) under the same name face. There are currently two bands touring as the Wailers. The first is the Wailers Band, which was ...

  • 10 years ago | Concerts

    Long Beach-bred punk-ska band Sublime was on the verge of becoming a national success when frontman Brad Nowell died of a heroin overdose in 1996, right after work on Sublime's major-label debut was completed. To help fill the void left by the ban...

  • 11 years ago | Concerts

    On the current Southern tour of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, the 16-piece band is focusing on the 70th anniversary of the original Blue Note records. The New York-based label, founded by Alfred Lion and Max Margulis in 1939, became semina...

  • 11 years ago | Concerts

    As the '70s ended and disco pushed into the mainstream, those who came of age during that period always seemed to be reminded that they had missed out on the great cultural revolution of the raging '60s. As many recall, former Beatle John Lennon h...

  • 11 years ago | Interviews

    An invitation to join a re-formed Blues Brothers Band more than a decade ago was all the motivation that According to Jim star Jim Belushi needed to begin playing shows with the Sacred Hearts. After eventually deciding to pick up where his brother...

  • 11 years ago | Music News

    Surprisingly still active in the jazz scene despite his 78 years of age, legendary saxophone colossus Sonny Rollins is finding a way to make an impact through his recordings some 50-plus years after he got started. On his newest album (which doesn...

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