Tag: Yes

Progressive Rock Awards.

I didn’t even know they had these and it seems a little late in the game, but Prog Magazine, a journal in the UK with a reported readership of about 25,000, sponsored their first Progressive Music Awards show.  As the first, they understandably acknowledged a lot of the pioneers in the field, granting awards to…

Echo Location: Bill Bruford Redux

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20090325.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSBill Bruford brings Plays Taps to Progressive Rock. ((((( You can hear an audio version of this blog, with music ))))) No one gives the rock drummer much attention, unless he happens to be the signature progressive rock drummer of the last 4 decades. That’s the case with…

Drummer Bill Bruford Retires

Bill Bruford is an icon of Progressive Rock drumming. He came to renown as an original member of Yes, recording several albums with them before moving on to King Crimson. Over the years he’s spent more and more time with his cerebral jazz band Earthworks. But now he says he’s packing in live performances, concentrating…