Playing to ‘A New Standard’: Exclusive Interview With Jazz Pianist Thompson T. Egbo-Egbo

Among family, friends, and his many acquaintances, Thompson T. Egbo-Egbo is known for his infectiously positive spirit, his playful hijinks, and a smile that absolutely lights up a room.

Review: Yes, Live At Massey Hall, April 11th, 2013

“Biff Bam Pop, right. You were in the front row tonight. Are you going to review the show?” So asked Geoff Downes, keyboardist for legendary progressive rock band Yes when … Continue reading Review: Yes, Live At Massey Hall, April 11th, 2013

Review: Yes, Live At Casino Rama, July 10th, 2012

Can a band that’s been around more than 40 years really hit the heights of yesteryear? In the case of Yes, the answer is…well, you know. Last night in Rama, … Continue reading Review: Yes, Live At Casino Rama, July 10th, 2012

Japer Sees Primal Scream In Toronto And Declares That They Have A Beautiful Future Together

It’s been something along the lines of eight years since The Scream team last played Toronto. That’s a long time for fans of the band. For me, it’s been even … Continue reading Japer Sees Primal Scream In Toronto And Declares That They Have A Beautiful Future Together

A Canadian Soundscape – Japer Experiences Daniel Lanois in Concert

I remember, early one cold and dark winter morning, driving east with my father to inspect a construction site he had been working on. Dawn was still some hours away … Continue reading A Canadian Soundscape – Japer Experiences Daniel Lanois in Concert