110th NAMM Show 2012 Attendance up 6% as Industry Prepares for Growth in 2012

By Lorraine Kay Anaheim, CA, January 2012— While the world is experiencing a recession the music industry is anticipating a significant growth in 2012. The increased optimism and hope for the future was the key theme at the 110th National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Read More …

Andrew Giddings Interview About Going Solo January 2011

By Lorraine Kay January 2011 – I recently had the opportunity to talk with Andrew Giddings of Jethro Tull about his first solo album entitled “Picture This”. Q.Is this your first solo album? A. There is so much new music. I resisted putting this on Read More …

Rick Wakeman Talks About the Living Tree and Jon Anderson 2-25-2011

  By Lorraine Kay FEBRUARY 2011 — Rick Wakeman, to those of us who are prog rock fans and fans of the band YES, is one of the most incredible keyboardists of the 20th Century  Most of us remember his appearances with Yes, but who Read More …

Jon Anderson Interview about the Living Tree and Cheating Death January 2011

  By Lorraine Kay      January 2011 – Jon Anderson, who is known for his fabulous tenor vocals throughout Yes and with Vangelis, recently teamed up with his old friend from Yes, Rick Wakeman, to tour and to record a duo album of all original Read More …

iPad AND TECHNOLOGY STAR AT NAMM SHOW 2011

by Lorraine Kay      Every year thousands of musicians and people working in the music industry gather in Anaheim, California for The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show. This year the attendance was reportedly up three percent from last year with 90,114 registered attendees, representing Read More …

Interview with Jon Anderson 2006

By Lorraine Kay Q – You just returned from a tour in Japan, how was that tour? A – Well we had a great time touring. Wherever I go there are Yes fans and fans of the music I did with Vangelis. They were very intimate Read More …