Bringing to mind a superb mix of Dexter Gordon and Sonny Rollins, I'm All for You finds forward-thinking saxophonist Joe Lovano expertly balancing heartfelt melodicism and cerebral harmonic improvisation. Easily one of Lovano's most listenable endeavors, the ballads-oriented album pulls no punches and simply allows you to sit back and enjoy a master play at his utter best. Joining him is journeyman pianist Hank Jones, who brings his urbane touch to such classic standards as "Don't Blame Me" and "Like Someone in Love." Rounding out the ensemble are longtime Lovano associates bassist George Mraz and drummer Paul Motian, who lend an egoless mentality to the proceedings, helping to emphasize lush group interplay over individual pyrotechnics.
The Alessi Brothers is an American pop rock singer-songwriter duo, best known for their 1984 hit "Savin' the Day" and also their 1977 hit "Oh Lori". The duo are identical twin brothers, Bill (Billy) Alessi and Bob (Bobby) Alessi (born 12 July 1953, West Hempstead, New York).
One might think that when it comes to the aptly named genre of ‘pirate metal’ that one band would be more than enough to fill the required gap. With Alestorm leading the charge for modern pirate metal (after Running Wild kicked off the movement in the late ’80s), you wouldn’t think much else here could really be said or done with this genre. But from that doubt springs Brisbane’s Lagerstein, who have well proven this assumption false since they first emerged on the scene in 2010. Come 2016, the band have released their much anticipated second full-length album, ‘All For Rum & Rum For All’. Bringing a whole new life and take to the genre, Lagerstein well insert their epic heroic brand of drinking music into the fray.