NOLA Nightcrawlers’ Grammy-nominated “Atmosphere” is #1 on Sweeny’s Gumbo YaYa 2020 music roundup

        Michael Hepworth HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 12/29/20/–This week’s show is a look (and listen) back at the great music made during hard times this year. You’ll hear at least two and usually three tracks from each of my top 10 favorite releases this year. (But hey, they’re all great so check […]

ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Details Virtual New Year’s Eve Jungle Show Gig

  Michael Hepworth HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 12/29/20/–A week or so before Christmas, we sent out news that this year’s edition of The Jungle Show is going virtual so the streak of end-of-year performances by Billy Gibbons, Jimmie Vaughan, Sue Foley, Chris Layton and Mike Flanigin continues for a sixth consecutive year.  Rolling Stone ran a piece […]

TAMMY FAYE STARLITE’S “TIMES SQUARE” VIDEO OUT NOW WITH NEW YEAR’S EVE JUST DAYS AWAY

  Link to view “Times Square”: https://youtu.be/yG5j1Iptm_s     Michael Hepworth     New York City(Perfect Music Today) 12/17/2020   In past years Times Square during the holidays, and especially on New Year’s Eve, has teemed with hordes of humanity of one stripe or other.  This year, like everything else, it’s different.  This year Tammy Faye […]

THREE STONES PERFORMANCES FROM THE ROLLING STONES ROCK AND ROLL CIRCUS AVAILABLE TO STREAM NOW

    ABKCO Celebrates Anniversary of Conceptual Concert Film With The Rolling Stones 1968 Performances of “Parachute Woman,” “No Expectations” and “Salt of the Earth”     Michael Hepworth HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 12/17/20/–As of today, three key performances by the Rolling Stones from The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus are available on the ABKCO Records […]

“THEM GOOD OL’ BLUES FROM ANTONE’S TO OUTER SPACE TO YOUR OWN PLACE” THIS NEW YEAR’S EVE

THE JUNGLE SHOW ADAPTS TO THE CURRENT REALITY:  BILLY F GIBBONS, JIMMIE VAUGHAN, SUE FOLEY, CHRIS LAYTON AND MIKE FLANIGIN BRINGING                          Art Direction Noel Waggener,Photo Credit,Rodney Bursiel LIVESTREAM EVENT FROM ANTONE’S IN AUSTIN KEEPS THE TRADITION GOING FOR SIXTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR    Michael […]

‘Hittin’ the Ramp: The Early Years (1936-1943)’ by Nat King Cole Review: A Master of the Keys

Before he built a formidable career as a singer, Cole was a great jazz pianist; a new set reminds us of his virtuosity. PHOTO: CAPITOL RECORDS PHOTO ARCHIVE Michael Hepworth By Martin Johnson HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 12/17/20/–Suave, debonair and almost impossibly refined, Nat King Cole possessed a voice to match his looks and demeanor; it was a […]

New Orleans Nightcrawlers’ album Atmosphere that has been nominated in the Best Regional Roots Music category.

(Threadhead Records)   Michael Hepworth HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 12/15/20/–“Who’s in the band?” is often the first question asked by ardent music enthusiasts. When it comes to the New Orleans Nightcrawlers, the answer is “All ace players on the Crescent City’s jazz and brass band scene.” Driving the ensemble on its Grammy-nominated release, Atmosphere, is the solid […]

ACADEMY AWARD WINNING COMPOSER ALEXANDRE DESPLAT’S SCORE FOR GEORGE CLOONEY’S THE MIDNIGHT SKY OUT DECEMBER 23

George Clooney OUT DECEMBER 23 ACADEMY AWARD WINNING COMPOSER ALEXANDRE DESPLAT’S SCORE FOR GEORGE CLOONEY’S THE MIDNIGHT SKY  Michael Hepworth   Two Singles, “The Midnight Sky” and “Aether Spaceship” Available Digitally with Pre-Order Beginning December 14 HOLLYWOOD 9Perfect Music Today) 12/14/20/–ABKCO announce the release of The Midnight Sky (Music from the Netflix Film) from Academy Award winning […]

SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD SOUNDTRACK & SCORE DELUXE VINYL COMING MARCH 26

      Michael Hepworth     Seven Evil Exes Edition Contains Four Picture Discs Including Brie Larson Vocal on “Black Sheep” and 11 Other Previously Unreleased Tracks; Nigel Godrich Original Score of Cult Film Debuts On Vinyl HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 12/12/20/–This year marks the tenth anniversary of the theatrical release of Universal Pictures’ Scott Pilgrim […]

“ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI…” SOUNDTRACK REFLECTS SAM COOKE’S ENDURING LEGACY

    “ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI…” SOUNDTRACK REFLECTS SAM COOKE’S ENDURING LEGACY  ALBUM ALSO FEATURES LESLIE ODOM, JR’S “SPEAK NOW” AN ORIGINAL SONG WRITTEN FOR THE FILM AND AN ORIGINAL SCORE COMPOSED BY TERENCE BLANCHARD     Michael Hepworth     HOLLYWOOD(Perfect Music Today) 12/8/20/– ( On January 15, 2021, ABKCO Records will release One Night In […]