It seems impossible that 31 years have
passed since guitarist John Petrucci, bassist John Myung and drummer
Mike Portnoy assembled as Berklee College of Music students and formed
the Prog Metal band Majesty.
While it’s a fair conclusion that Charlie
Hunter’s recorded output should be filed in a record store’s Jazz
section, there is an equally compelling argument that it should be in
the Charlie Hunter section.
Pheidippides probably couldn’t have
imagined the sporting event he inspired when he ran 26.2 miles to Athens
to announce victory in the Battle of Marathon, but the endurance sport
will be celebrated in Cincinnati this weekend as the Flying Pig
Two of the most buzzed-about shows at
Cincinnati’s MidPoint Music Festival in 2015 were (separate) packed gigs
at MOTR Pub featuring Louisville, Ky. rockers White Reaper and
Nashville, Tenn.-based up-and-comers Bully.