The term 'living legend' is frequently bandied about in the world of entertainment, often without the merit it deserves. However, if there's one figure in pop music who warrants this epithet, it's undeniably Ringo Starr. The ex-Beatle rolled out the most recent line-up of his All-Starr band at the stunning Terrace Theater, Long Beach Performing Arts Center in Long Beach, California to inaugurate his 2023 tour.
For acclaimed jazz big band leader, arranger, composer and saxophonist Ed Palermo, Edgar Winter wasn’t just a gateway drug to jazz. To a youth raised on New Jersey's shore, the music of the Texan multi-instrumental star was a mind-expanding key that unlocked the overlapping realms of blues, jazz and rock.