John Pizzarelli lays it all out in the title of his 2015 album: this tribute to Paul McCartney is designed for play in the smoky late-night hours, when everything turns sweet and mellow. Furthermore, this is a tribute to McCartney, not the Beatles. There isn't a Fab song to be found here, as Pizzarelli focuses entirely on Paul's solo work (for these intents and purposes, this includes Wings records), concentrating on the '70s but also sliding McCartney's Great American Songbook wannabe "My Valentine" into the mix.
Most excellent tribute band (to Papa Bue, R.I.P.) which includes jazz veterans such as Fessor, Krolle Erik, Jack Anderson, Per Jacobsen, Jens Solund og Henrik Simonsen. This is Denmark's most busy trad./swing jazz band. Listen to this album and you'll understand why!
After performing hundreds of concerts throughout Europe, enchanting thousands of people and playing festivals alongside all time greats like Jethro Tull, Joe Cocker, Manfred Mann and Asia, Echoes are now one of the premier Pink Floyd Tribute Bands. To echo the music has never been enough for this band and so the elaborate live shows convey the grandeur in all its facets. The "Süddeutsche Zeitung" simply calls it a spectacle.
It's not at all surprising that Laurie Anderson would make a film dealing with grief and loss, especially as one of her first major projects after the death of her husband Lou Reed. But instead of offering a tribute to her late spouse, Anderson chose to make a film that dealt with another departed loved one: her dog. Her 2015 film, Heart of a Dog, is loosely centered around her experiences with her dog Lolabelle, a rat terrier who was adopted by the artist after being given up by a family going through a divorce.
British band Echoes perform a live acoustic tribute to Pink Floyd. The tracks performed include 'Shine On You Crazy Diamond', 'Wish You Were Here' and 'Comfortably Numb'.
With this tribute album Led Zeppelin get a well-deserved monument. Build by musicians from bands like a.o. Rainbow, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Yes, Jethro Tull many well-known musicians take the honour to interpret classic rock tracks ~ 8 hymns ~ like „Stairway To Heaven“, „Whole Lotta Love“ and many other hits of the band in their own styles.
On January 24, 2014, Carole King was honored as the 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year. At a gala event in Los Angeles, Carole and a cast of superstar guests including Sara Bareilles, Alicia Keys, Gloria Estefan, Lady Gaga, Zac Brown and James Taylor performed some of the quintessential songs from her renowned and celebrated career. Proceeds from the sale of this product will provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures that music professionals have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need.