Projecting ourselves in some other location in outer space, as the first few seconds of Derek Sherinian’s Vortex hits, it strikes us as something that feels weirdly pleasurable. That is the feeling of vertigo that the giant abstract slide provides.
Recently, I caught up with veteran keyboardist, Oliver Wakeman, formally of Yes. Among other things, we touch on Oliver’s formative years, the influence of his father, Rick Wakeman, joining Yes, his newest solo work, and a whole lot more.
Today I’ve got veteran keyboard player Mark Mangold with us for a chat. You may remember Mark through his time with Arena Rock band Touch, who are back together and have their long-awaited third album, Tomorrow Never Comes.
Rachel Eckroth is an American singer-songwriter and keyboardist who primarily works within the genre of Jazz. In addition to being an accomplished solo artist, she has worked with the likes of KT Tunstall, Chris Botti and is currently the keyboardist for Rufus Wainwright