Music from the UK – Deep Purple & the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

September 24th 1969 – 45 years ago ,together with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra  the rock group Deep Purple performs at the Royal Albert Hall  the classic rock composition “Concerto for Group and Orchestra” of Jon Lord.

 

Music of the UK – Kompendium

KOMPENDIUM is the title of a (probably) one-off project masterminded by Rob REED, the founder and keyboard player of Welsh Neo-Prog band MAGENTA.

The list of musicians contributing to the KOMPENDIUM project includes such Prog legends as Steve HACKETT (GENESIS), Francis DUNNERY (ex IT BITES), John MITCHELL (IT BITES, FROST*), Nick BARRETT (PENDRAGON), Nick BEGGS (STEVE HACKETT BAND, KAJAGOOGOO), Jakko JAKSZYK (20TH CENTURY SCHIZOID BAND), Gavin HARRISON (PORCUPINE TREE), Mel COLLINS (KING CRIMSON, CAMEL), Dave STEWART (HATFIELD AND THE NORTH, NATIONAL HEALTH, BRUFORD) and Troy DONOCKLEY (NIGHTWISH, BAD SHEPHERDS), with vocals provided by Welsh singer and songwriter Steve BALSAMO, famous for his lead role on the London version of Jesus Christ Superstar during the mid 1990s. There are also roles in the project for pedal steel guitarist B.J. COLE (ELTON JOHN, DAVID GILMOUR), opera singers Shan COTHI and Rhys MIERION, the ENGLISH CHAMBER CHOIR and choral group SYNERGY VOCALS.

Here is their song “Lily” featuring Steve Hackett , Robert reed and the voice of Angharad Brinn

Music of the UK – Robert Reed

Robert Reed , a multiinstruemntalist of the UK on the search of the spirit of the Mike Olfield classic “Tubular Bells” , if you liked the Oldfield sound you will enjoy this epic piece

Sanctuary part one

and the second part

and the one with the voice of Angharad Brinn (beautyful )

Music from the US – Dinner and a Suit

Dinner And A Suit is an American rock band based in Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2008. The band is composed of cousins Jonathan Capeci (vocals/guitar), Joey Beretta (guitar/vocals) and Anthony Genca (bass). Listen to the first single called “Can’t Get Enough” from their brand new EP “Stay” which is set for release on October 7: