… on Astral Weeks by Van Morrison has to be one of the greatest tracks ever recorded
… Neil Young is still alive!
Sometimes I forget how great this song is.
The musical innovations must have been compelling at the time, but the arrangements are so narrative, I feel like I’m listening to a Bugs Bunny soundtrack or something.
After two years of not performing music due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the death of band member Nat Piccirilli, the Aristocats have regrouped and reconfigured.
I learned this too late in life. Whether you’re just getting started with music or have been playing for a long time, get yourself a pan flute (or zamponá). Something about having to move to a different part of the instrument for each note by feel of the distance rather than by sight (as on…