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Amendola vs. Blades: Everybody Wins (Royal Potato Family)

Having first collaborated for a 2006 performance of Duke Ellington’s Far East Suite, organist/keyboardist Wil Blades and drummer Scott Amendola stepped out as a recording duo with 2017’s cheekily titled Greatest Hits album. For their second release, journeymen musicians Amendola (Nels Cline Singers, T.J. Kirk, Bill Frisell) and Blades (Billy Martin, Stanton Moore, Charlie Hunter) … Read More “Amendola vs. Blades: Everybody Wins (Royal Potato Family)”

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Charlie Hunter/Scott Amendola: Not Getting Behind Is the New Getting Ahead

In these undesirable economic times, it’s good that Charlie Hunter can get things done without a lot of fuss. He performed the music for his latest CD live in the studio sans aural enhancements, EQ or overdubs, recording straight to tape in an “almost mono” fashion, as he has described it, and mixing the music … Read More “Charlie Hunter/Scott Amendola: Not Getting Behind Is the New Getting Ahead”

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