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  1. Brian Wilson to Release 'No Pier Pressure' April 7Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bass Player

    ... Hollens, Capital Cities' Sebu Simonian, and trumpet master Mark Isham. Wilson has also brought in session all-stars Don Was, Jim Keltner, Dean Parks, and Kenny Aronoff. Members of Wilson's longtime touring band, including Scott Bennett, Paul ...

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  2. Brian Wilson to release new solo album 'No Pier Pressure' in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NME

    The LP is the Beach Boys frontman's 11th solo release and will feature guest spots from She & Him's Zooey Deschanel and M Ward and Fun's Nate Ruess as well as country singer Kacey Musgraves and his former Beach Boys bandmates Al Jardine, David Marks and Blondie Chaplin. Recorded at Hollywood's Ocean Way Studios, the album sees Wilson backed by session players Don Was, Jim Keltner, Dean Parks, and Kenny Aronoff.

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  3. Brian Wilson Taps Musical Peers for New Album 'No Pier Pressure'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | RollingStone

    ... Hollens and trumpet player Mark Isham. No Pier Pressure also features a number of famed session musicians, including Don Was, Dean Parks, Jim Keltner and Kenny Aronoff, as well as members of Wilson's touring band Scott Bennett, Paul Mertens, Darian ...

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  4. Brian Wilson's 11th Solo Studio Album 'No Pier Pressure' to Be Released 4/7Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... album That's Why God Made The Radio for the iconic band's 50th anniversary reunion in 2012. In addition, Wilson was joined at Hollywood's Ocean Way Studios by talented musicians he personally invited to record with him, including his former Beach ...

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  5. The NAMM Show Features New Music Industry Products To Nearly 100,000 AttendeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | CBS Local

    ... named for the revolutionary inventor and esteemed musician. A tribute band played along and included Orianthi, Don Was and Kenny Aranoff. The Les Paul award recognizes individuals or institutions that have set the highest standards of excellence in ...

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  6. Vintage Trouble captivates NAMM audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Wave

    ... Sessions," arrived in 2011, followed by last year's "Swing House Acoustic Sessions" EP. A new effort overseen by Don Was is expected this summer on Blue Note Records. Upstairs at the convention center, the group's potent blues, rock and classic R&B ...

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  7. Ryan Adams performs acoustic version of 'Gimme Something Good' on Us TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | NME

    Ryan Adams performed an acoustic version of 'Gimme Something Good' on Friday night's edition of US chat programme The Late Late Show . The Canadian singer-songwriter was accompanied by Detroit bass player Don Was, once of the band Was .

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  8. Watch Ryan Adams Perform "Gimme Something Good" With Don Was On The Late Late ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Stereogum

    Ryan Adams performed an acoustic version of "Gimme Something Good" last night on The Late Late Show , which was guest hosted by Judd Apatow. He was accompanied by legendary musician Don Was for a somber rendition of the Ryan Adams track.

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  9. Kent's Henley performs on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Kent Reporter

    Both tracks are off of Henley's upcoming E.P., Wonderland, available for pre-sale now and out Feb. 10. The E.P. was produced by Grammy award winner Don Was , a partnership made possible after Tess was named the winner of Guitar Center's Singer-Songwriter in 2014. Was selected Henley from more than 10,000 performers as part of Guitar Center's Singer-Songwriter Artist Discovery Program last March.

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  10. Bettye LaVette at Cafe CarlyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | New York Daily News

    ... finally becoming a star 10 years ago with her critically-adored "I've Got My Own Hell To Raise" album. By then, LaVette was nearly 60. "I'm the oldest artist in the world that's being accepted as a newcomer," she laughs. Now, just one year shy of ...

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  11. Watch Tess Henley Bring Soulful Style and Steamy Piano Love...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Billboard

    ... and slowed things down with the delicate love song "Wonderland." And how about that backing band? The Wonderland EP was crafted with Grammy-winning producer Don Was ( Rolling Stones , Bob Dylan ). Henley has North American tour dates scheduled ...

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  12. Exclusive! Tess Henley's Music Video for "Wonderland" Is About to Speak Straight to Your SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Teen Vogue

    It's every musician's dream to catch the attention of someone who believes in them enough to take their career to the next level, and that's exactly what happened with Tess Henley. Out of 10,000 performers in Guitar Center's Singer-Songwriter Artist Discovery Program, she was the one who was chosen as the winner.

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  13. Tess Henley to Perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live TonightRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tonight, January 21st, Tess Henley will be performing the title track from her newly released EP, "Wonderland," produced by Don Was on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on ABC. Multi-Grammy winning producer Don Was met soul singer-songwriter Tess Henley at Hollywood's Hotel Cafe last March.

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  14. Martina McBride brings tour to REHRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... and working within beautifully crafted new arrangements of cherished melodies. Collaborating with superstar producer Don Was (famed for his work with The Rolling Stones, Bonnie Raitt, John Mayer, Bob Dylan, Joe Cocker, Bette Midler, Carly Simon, The ...

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  15. Don Was & Ed Cherney Joining Mr. Bonzai For a oeBirth of a Recorda At Winter NAMMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | ProSoundWeb

    On Saturday afternoon at the upcoming Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, Don Was and Ed Cherney will join moderator Mr. Bonzai in an exploration of the inception and creation of a great record: "Nick of Time," which is being inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame for 2015. Specifically, the event will be held on Saturday, January 24 from 2 pm to 3 pm on The Forum , located on level two of the Anaheim Convention Center.

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  16. Don Was and Ed Cherney Join Mr. Bonzai for "Birth of a Record" at NAMMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Digital Post Production

    Sat. Jan. 24, 2:00 - 3:00pm "Birth of a Record": Don Was and Ed Cherney The Forum Level Two of the Convention Center Grammy, Emmy and TEC Award-winners Don Was and Ed Cherney have worked together for 25 years on memorable records by Bonnie Raitt, Bob Dylan, Ringo Star, Elton John, Iggy Pop, Bette Midler, Neil Diamond, Ringo Starr and the Rolling Stones, among many others. Don Was is recognized as one of the most influential producers of recent decades and Ed Cherney's recordings are the benchmark of true high fidelity.

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  17. Caballero Signature Guitar Features Bob Dylan, Grammy 2015 MusiCares Person of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Monsters and Critics

    Art and Music Spotlight: Renowned artist Zhenya Gershman was invited to create a special portrait of Bob Dylan, the Grammy 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year. This priceless portrait is painted on a Caballero signature guitar that helped revive the folk revolution of the 60's and will be signed by honoree Bob Dylan and all performing artists at The Grammy 2015 Gala Tribute Concert This historic artwork will be auctioned on February 6th during the Grammy Gala benefiting The MusiCares FoundationA which ensures that music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical, and personal need.

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  18. Kent singer, songwriter to perform on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' | VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Covington Reporter

    Singer and songwriter Tess Henley of Kent makes her national television debut on prominent late night staple Jimmy Kimmel Live! Henley will perform material off of her latest EP, Wonderland, which was produced by Grammy Award-Winning producer Don Was and is set for release on Feb. 10. Henley won the Guitar Center's Singer-Songwriter Artist Discovery Program last year, a contest that drew nearly 10,000 entries. In addition to the Kimmel performance, Henley received a multifaceted career-boosting package that included a four-song EP produced by Was, digital distribution through TuneCore, recording time at Converse Rubber Tracks Studio, $25,000 cash, new gear and musical equipment.

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  19. Tess Henley to Perform on Jimmy Kimmel LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Northwest Music Scene

    On January 21st, Tess will be performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the title track from her newly released EP, "Wonderland", produced by Don Was. Multi-Grammy winning producer Don Was met soul singer-songwriter Tess Henley at Hollywood's Hotel Cafe last March.

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  20. Emmylou Harris Receives All-Star Musical Tribute in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | RollingStone

    "This is obviously an incredibly special night for me," Emmylou Harris announced after finally emerging halfway through her very own tribute concert at D.A.R. Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., Saturday night. Sitting with Kris Kristofferson in box seats to the side of the stage, the iconic singer-songwriter spent most of the evening watching dozens of her friends and longtime collaborators sing her music, and by the time she took the stage, Harris was already clearly moved.

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