HBO debuts U2: iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Live in Paris. The special shows U2 playing the Bercy Arena in Paris on their current tour, showcasing the inventive set that allows the band to explore the concepts of iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE via a performance that literally moves throughout the venue via multiple stages, a one-of-a-kind interactive floor-to-ceiling arena-length LED screen, and a radical new approach to surround sound.
On December the 1st at the legendary New Morning Club in Paris Albert Lee and Hogan's Heroes played to a an ecstatic full house. Fortunately cameras were there to record the event, and this DVD is a full record of that magical evening. Here you'll find the complete show, as played on the night by Albert and the guys, and featuring some of the most dazzling guitar work you'll ever here or see. So if you're ready for a two-hour-long feast of rip-roaring rock 'n roll and cutting edge country music, as served up by the acknowledged master of the art and his great band, dig in and bon appetit! Includes loads of extras such as photo galleries and biographies.
Live in Paris was recorded in the late '70s, shortly before Luther Allison decided to leave America for France because the U.S. blues scene was faltering. And, as Live in Paris attests, Allison was at his best when he played straight blues with a bit of a wild, electric edge. The album isn't perfect by any means, but there's energy and fire to his playing that holds your attention throughout the record.
From Robert's early Geometry and Rainforest period, with hours of previously unreleased music. Melodic sequencers with swift patterned keyboard improvisation, melting down into slow looping textures and flutes.
Neo-soul goddess Jill Scott's mix of classic R&B, pop, funk, and jazz is a vivid amalgam that gains in energy when heard live in concert. Accordingly, LIVE IN PARIS proves to be an ideal way to experience Scott's unique musical paradigm. Listening to the interaction between her multifarious vocal talents and the fluid, genre-crossing grooves her band lays down, one gets the feeling of being on an open-ended journey in which all directions are equally accessible.