the German band led by Horst-Peter Schmidt, will be releasing a double CD on
September 16, 2013, titled ALWAYS BEYOND TODAY.
nicknamed "The Crown Prince Of The Rickenbacker 12 String Guitar”, has come up
with 25 tracks, most of them being his own compositions, with 2 traditional
songs thrown in for good measure, and done "Jingle-Jangle” style.
The Piedmont Brothers Band’s fourth CD, BACK TO THE COUNTRY, is planned
for release at the end of this month (September 2013).
The band is the project of Ron Martin (USA) and Marco Zanzi (Italy).
The album includes two songs featuring GENE PARSONS.
An impressive list of guest stars, most of them well-known musicians
from the Country-Rock world, includes Rick Roberts (Flying Burrito Brothers, Firefall)
and Richie Furay (Buffalo Springfield, Poco, Souther-Hillman-Furay Band), Buddy
Cage (New Riders Of The Purple Sage, session man in many albums by other
artists), Patrick Shanahan (Rick Nelson’s Stone Canyon Band, New Riders Of The
Purple Sage) and Stephen A. Love (Stone Canyon Band, New Riders Of The Purple
Sage, Roger McGuinn).
JOHN YORK is opening
the show for MASTER FINGERSTYLE GUITARIST TOULOUSE ENGELHARDT
(Sat.) June 22, 7pm,
$20 Coffee Gallery Back Stage
2029 N. Lake Ave.
Altadena, CA 91001
Friends of the Laguna Beach Library Presents......
Engelhardt, often called the
"Segovia of Surf”, returns to the Coffee Gallery Backstage in June. He is an
award winning fingerstyle guitar "Monster”, who wasthe last
member of the legendary "Takoma 7,” an elite group of fingerstyle guitar
innovators that recorded for John Fahey’s Takoma Records from 1959-1976. John
Fahey and Leo Kottke were his label mates!
"Jimmy Page meets John
Fahey! Toulouse Engelhardt’s music transcends genres and is dazzling in it’s
prismatic range of complex moves and emotions.”…Jimmy Page News; Music Industry
Opening the show will beJohn York,
singer-songwriter and former member of
the legendary folk-rock band, The "Byrds”. JohnYork is currently
touring with Barry McGuire, and has played with The Mamas and the Papas, Dr.
John, Johnny Rivers, Rick Danko, Gene Clark, Richard Manuel, The Sir Douglas
Quintet, Rolling Stones keyboardist Nicky Hopkins, and Blues legend Lightin'
"John York is the last pure voice of the Silver
Toulouse says; "Both John and I are really stoked about
these performances. I am always honored to work with him. I have been a huge fan
of his work since his days with the "Byrds”. John is a very talented
singer-songwriter with a sweet, mellow voice and deep lyrical expression.
John adds his thoughts:"What a pleasure to be sharing the stage once again
with Toulouse Engelhardt. It's a chance for music fans to see the world's
fastest guitar player with one of the world's slowest guitar
For more detailed
information on each of these veteran performers go to:
YOUNGER THAN YESTERDAY feature ex-members of Gene Clark's and
Michael Clarke's versions of The Byrds (80s-90s), later known as The
Byrds Celebration (which also featured Gene Parsons and Skip Battin). No need to say that fans of the Byrds sound won't be disappointed. Among the songs, are: - Gene Clark's GYPSY RIDER
- PIRATES, a Terry Rogers composition which is featured in the band's set since the Michael Clarke's Byrds days
- SOUTHERN CROSS, written by band member Michael Curtis and made famous by Crosby, Stills and Nash Most other songs were written by the band members.
YOUNGER THAN YESTERDAY (sef-titled)
Left to right: Terry Jones Rogers, Tim Politte, Scott Nienhaus, Michael Curtis
with guests John Mondin, Lanny Engler, Bill Murphy, R. Scott Bryan,
Madison Thorn, Teresa Nienhaus, Barbara Paulick, Catherine Decker, Tina
Dialpaz and Pat Liston.