Recently, we spoke with versatile pianist, Derek Sherinian, who shared some of his thoughts regarding his latest album, Vortex.
Not only does Mackay’s story incorporate that of the “three musicians,” but he also moved to become an accomplished composer, delving into library music and soundtracking.
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.
Recently, we caught up with keyboardist Charlie Calv, of glam rock outfit, Angel. Among other things, we touch on how Angel is kicking off 2022, Charlie’s early years, his long and varied career in music, what’s next on the horizon for Angel in terms of new music, and a whole lot more.
For Ruddess, his journey with the mighty Dream Theater began in 1998, after he was asked to join the band in the wake of Derek Sherinian’s departure. For Dream Theater, while its 90s albums were watershed, with the classically trained Ruddess aboard, the best was truly yet to come.