Robert Randolph The Word

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Tickets and RSVP for The Word: Robert Randolph, John Medeski, North Mississippi Allstars at The Fillmore in San Francisco on October 2, 2015.

Robert Randolph The Word - The Word by The Word, Robert Randolph (2001-07-31) - Music. Robert Randolph and the Family Band is an American funk and soul band led by pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph (Robert Jermaine Randolph, born August 8, 1977. The first time I'd heard of this band was a few weeks ago. A friend who had seen them at The Birchmere in Virginia and another friend who is a rabid Robert Randolph.

Robert Randolph The Word

Description Fourteen years may have passed between albums for THE WORD, but that’s no suggestion of broken bonds. Nor of broken strings. A love of music, of extended improvisational collaboration, of closing the eyes and channeling the feel—these are the ties that bind THE WORD.The genesis of THE WORD began in the year 1998, when the Avant-jazz and funk group Medeski, Martin & Wood took the burgeoning North Mississippi Allstars on their first tour.

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Gbh Do What You Do Rar Password. Riding down the road, the groups listened to the first two Arhoolie Records compilations of sacred steel guitar, a musical style then just seeping into the broader public awareness. Sacred steel is ecstatic pedal steel guitar used in sanctified churches; it’s the same instrument familiar to country & western music, but played with the authority and scale of a church organ. Keyboardist John Medeski and Luther Dickinson cooked up the idea of recording an instrumental gospel album with the Allstars (Luther Dickinson—guitars; Cody Dickinson—drums; Chris Chew—bass) in Medeski’s Brooklyn studio. When they learned that a young sacred steel star named Robert Randolph lived in New Jersey, they invited him to their area gig. This was THE WORD’S big bang.“We were all under the spell of the sacred steel compilations,” says guitarist Luther Dickinson. “They were records that change your life.

We asked Robert Randolph to open for us at New York’s Bowery Ballroom, and it was his first gig outside the church. Medeski was there and we invited Robert to join us at our recording session.”The players quickly shared a musical dialogue. “Music is a language,” says John Medeski. “Who you’re talking to affects what you’re going to discuss. We’ll get a groove going, we listen, and we play off each other. Step Up Free Download Full Movie.