Song Spotlight: Taken Down Below By John Elefante’s Mastedon

Many rock music fans know singer/songwriter John Elefante primarily for his work with the band Kansas.  Elefante fronted the band from 1982 to 1984.  His role included lead vocalist, songwriter and keyboard player.  I am a big fan of the two albums, Vinyl Confessions (1982) and Drastic Measures (1983), that he recorded with Kansas.  After … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Taken Down Below By John Elefante’s Mastedon

Song Spotlight: Throw Me Down By Kerry Livgren

Solo careers are an interesting aspect of the music industry.  As a member of a band a singer/musician/songwriter may experience a great deal of success.  Once that same member  launches a solo career it truly is a crapshoot.  There are many examples of solo career success stories including Phil Collins, Sting and Don Henley.   But … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Throw Me Down By Kerry Livgren

My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter N – Navigator

I absolutely love Navigator! I can not say enough positive things about this American progressive rock band. Their musical heart is planted firmly in 1970's progressive rock. But their sound and approach are thoroughly modern. https://youtu.be/-agLIYGweZg Formed in 1998 Navigator currently has released three albums of high quality progressive rock. The band's debut album, reEvolutionone, … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter N – Navigator