Happy Birthday Bruce Hornsby – 63 years young!

Bruce Randall Hornsby is an American singer and keyboardist. Hornsby draws frequently from classical, jazz, bluegrass, folk, Motown, gospel, rock, blues, and jam band musical traditions. Born November 23, 1954 (age 63) Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S. Genres Improvisational multi-genre, jam band, rock, gospel, heartland rock, jazz, bluegrass, blues rock Occupation(s) Singer, multi-instrumentalist Instruments Vocals Piano Keyboards Years active 1974–present Labels RCA, CBS/Sony, Sony BMG, Vanguard Associated acts Jerry […]

David Bowie and Elton John arranger Paul Buckmaster Dies at 71

Paul Buckmaster, a Grammy-winning arranger and artist who worked with Elton John and the Rolling Stones, has died. He was 71.   He started his musical career as a cellist, but soon found work as an in-demand arranger after he worked on David Bowie‘s “Space Oddity.” Since that 1969 session, Buckmaster has collaborated on records by Miles Davis, the Grateful Dead, Heart, Mott the Hoople, Harry […]