Steven Halpern has been busy with a number of projects. AMTRAK BLUES features Marc van Wageningen on bass; proceeds are being donated to Marc’s medical expenses after he was hit by an Amtrak train while gigging with Tower of Power. Steven celebrated his 40th anniversary with “Sound Healing 2.0", his ”greatest hits" in the healing genre, featuring Paul McCandless and Michael Manring. “One of the things I’ve always appreciated about working at Banquet is the high, positive vibe
Cynthia Carr & The Carrtunes http://www.carrtunesband.com "The crew at Banquet created a recording experience that could not have been better, so much so that we named the album A Carrtunes Banquet in partial acknowledgement of their invaluable contribution. From our first meeting until the final wrap, Banquet was a full partner in our creative process, helping us achieve levels of quality, intimacy, and inspiration that far exceeded our expectations. Though we have played to
I am one fortunate guy. Over the past year, I've had the opportunity to work with Warren Dennis Kahn, an old colleague of mine in the music business (such as it was in the 70’s in Santa Rosa, California) at Banquet Recording to get a damned fine start on a lifelong dream of mine. I'm recording my first album. At first, it was just going to be one song, the great, timeless tune by Bob Dylan, released (so to speak) first, by The Band on Music from Big Pink. I've been singing I
So much news to share! My 2016 CD release, Country Swing has been well received and nicely reviewed in Country Music Magazine and by bluegrass journalist, Joe Falletta. This all acoustic project, featuring bluegrass heavy-weights Rob Ickes, Blaine Sprouse and Jim Hurst is a celebration of one of America’s most original roots music forms, Western Swing. The success of this CD has led to the creation of a west coast, Bob Wills-inspired band, The Western Swing Caravan. This band
PanGaia creations come out of the necessity and urgency for the protection of the Earth. We share out of a fierce need, and out of an ‘inner call’ to give voice to what the Earth would say if it could speak in human language. We have been listening and creating a unique sound in the New age music: primal, multilingual, multi-sensory..a sound that could help people connect to their original Nature blueprint and integrate some their shadow parts such as grief... or awe. “Offeri
Midnight Sun has been leading the Sonoma county Reggae, Afrofunk, dance and all around good time music scene since its inception in 1986. Over that time, Midnight Sun has shared the stage with the likes of The Neville Brothers, Jimmie Cliff, Sly and the Family Stone, Junior Toots, Pato Banton and countless others. Founding members Milo Karobi and Andre Russel have guided the band through an eclectic mix of Reggae, Ska, Soca and Caribbean beats as well as Jazz, Funk and Rock.