Tag Archives: Danny Coleman

From a Trixter to a Christmas Miracle Mark “Gus” Scott has the Holidays Covered

Interview by Danny Coleman  “I played the trumpet before the drums actually,” says Trixter’s Mark “Gus” Scott as he discussed the release of his new holiday disc titled, “Christmas Miracle.” “It’s seven songs, so I guess it’s more of an EP. I did it because, well, everybody in the band kind of took off and started doing other things and ... Read More »

Upright Man to Walk Tall at Stanhope House in New Jersey

upright man

Interview by Danny Coleman  “We all met in a composition class at NYU and we wound up writing a couple of tunes together and that’s where it all started,” says bassist Nick Katz of the New York based band Upright Man as they prepare for their November 19 show at The Stanhope House in Stanhope, NJ. A cornucopia of influences make up the group and they credit various genres, musicians and ... Read More »

The Red Button Release New Music

The Red Button

Interview by Danny Coleman  “I think,” says Mike Reukberg who comprises one half of the retro-sounding band known as The Red Button. “I think we are rock’s greatest odd couple. We don’t agree on much but we do agree on music!”  “I was finishing up a solo CD in the studio and there was Mike just hanging out and we just got into a conversation ... Read More »

John McLaughlin Brings Mahavishnu Back for Final North American Tour

John McLaughlin

Interview by Danny Coleman  “Yeah it sounds a little strange; doesn’t it? Well, number one, you can fight everything but you cannot fight old age; even though I still feel 29 inside,” explained a laughing John McLaughlin as he discussed his latest and last North American tour along with  his November 10 show at the NJPAC in Newark, NJ. “Second, only for America will I feature ... Read More »

Jethro Tull Closing In On 50 Years of Rock

Jethro Tull

Interview by Danny Coleman  “It’s just another day in the global office, just variations of where,” said a resolute Ian Anderson as he discussed Jethro Tull‘s upcoming appearance at Red Bank, New Jersey’s Count Basie Theatre, different aspects of the Tull theme, and nearly 50 years of the band itself. “Whether I’m jumping on a plane to Germany or a show in New Jersey I’m very ... Read More »

Aisles Makes “Progress” with First Ever U.S. Dates

Aisles

Interview by Danny Coleman  “It has been a dream of mine and ours to perform in the United States. It is a big country, a great country, a beautiful country and it has been a childhood dream of mine to play there and it is finally happening. The promoters are doing everything possible to make it a great experience for ... Read More »