Watch Jimmy Herring And The Invisible Whip Tear Up Miles Davis’s “Black Satin” With Ranjit Barot

first_imgSince mid-July, Jimmy Herring has been on a tear with his latest project, Jimmy Herring and The Invisible Whip. The band is composed of Herring’s former Aquarium Rescue Unit bandmate, drummer Jeff Sipe, in addition to Jason Crosby on Wurlitzer and Rhodes, Kevin Scott on bass, and Matt Slocum on B3 Organ and clavinet. Making use of his newfound availability during Widespread Panic’s current touring lull this year, the exceptional guitarist’s new ensemble has a heavy touring schedule spanning through to December, with the act join forces with John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension for a late fall tour dubbed Meeting of the Spirits in November.EXCLUSIVE: Jimmy Herring Talks New Band, This Year’s Losses, And The Unknown Future Of PanicAs Herring has previously noted in an interview with Live For Live Music, The Invisible Whip is focused on pulling from Herring’s work on previous records as well as new material and covers of well-loved artists by the band. Eschewing traditional genre classifications, he noted, “This thing is leaning towards — well, I don’t want to call it jazz. It’s definitely going to have elements of jazz, more so than the other bands that I typically will play in, just because there’s no vocals. And all of us as musicians love jazz, so there’s going to be some leanings towards that. It’ll still be rock though. It’s instrumental, so I guess that’s what its going to be. Instrumental, blues, rock, jazz, funk, American roots music with improvisation leaning toward the unknown.”Recently, the band released a new video via its Facebook of a live cover of Miles Davis’s “Black Satin” off his 1972 record, On The Corner. In the video, The Invisible Whip is joined by Ranjit Barot from John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension on drums, previewing what may be in store for audiences when the two acts meet up later in the fall for their joint tour. You can check out the video shot by Dillon Fries below. [Photo: Christian Stewart]last_img read more

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Happy Man City CAN retain the title unlike the ‘Class of 2012’, claims Weaver

first_imgManchester City stand a greater chance of retaining the Premier League title this season because there is more harmony under Manuel Pellegrini than there was under predecessor Roberto Mancini.That is the view of former Blues goalkeeper Nicky Weaver, who believes that the title will be contested between City and Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea.Mancini won City’s first title in 44 years back in 2012, however just one season later the Italian had been sacked after the Blues’ meek defence of the championship saw them finish 11 points behind neighbours and champions, Manchester United.But Weaver does not envisage there being a repeat scenario under Pellegrini’s stewardship.“Mancini obviously had a little bit of an ego on him and he had players like Balotelli and Tevez, who were making the front pages of the papers as much as the back pages,” he told the Weekend Sports Breakfast.“Since Pellegrini has come in, those players have left and there seems to be a lot more harmony in the camp and they all seem to be pulling in the right direction and singing from the same hymn sheet.“I think he [Pellegrini] is calm and sometimes that can be a good thing. We saw what happened with Man United last year, it’s not always easy to retain the title.“He has added players and maybe he will add a few more before the end of the window but I certainly expect City to be right up there and I probably expect Chelsea to be their nearest rivals.”last_img read more

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