The Solti 100th birthday celebration, commemorating this outstanding musician, is the ultimate realization of Solti’s widow, Lady Valerie Solti, and the World Orchestra for Peace that the late conductor founded. A truly marvelous program of works that Solti knew well is carried off by top orchestral players and singers to the delight of those fortunate enough to be in attendance.
This 2007 concert from Orchestral Manoeuvers in the Dark will take you right back to the good ol’ days of John Hughes films, black eyeliner, and Flock of Seagulls hairdos.
Alanis Morissette brings her brand of rock to Montreaux for this July 2012 performance that fans will love. The hi-res 96/24 audio also makes it a treat for audiophiles.
Pop legend Paul Anka puts on a show at the Basel AVO Sessions that belies his 71 years. Well recorded, this is an excellent document of a fabulous entertainer.
Miles Davis’ last performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1991 is not one to be missed in this spectacular high definition recording from Eagle Rock.
Michael Schenker can still rock like a hurricane, but someone needed to tell the crowd at this 2012 Tilburg concert who seemed to be sleepwalking through the event.
Let The Music Play is a 40-year travelogue of one of rock’s most iconic bands, The Doobie Brothers. Lovingly constructed with a montage of old photos, live films, and interviews with current past band members, this disc gives you a riveting three-dimensional portrait of some really talented musicians, on and off stage.
The bold harmonies and slick production of Nashville’s latest country pop darlings, Lady Antebellum, arrive on Blu-ray from Eagle Rock Entertainment. Fans might rush to this release, but it won’t attract any new converts.
Patti Smith has been a top rocker for nearly four decades and this Live at Montreux 2005 video shows that she has not lost a beat. Great playlist with one of the best bands currently playing. This is not only Smith’s first live concert video but it will reach out, grab viewers and refuse to let them go.
Pop legend Paul McCartney goes for the Great American Songbook with mixed results. The B&W studio sessions are fun to watch, but Sir Paul sounds pretty past his sell by date. Excellent sound and sight recording enhance the terrific musical contributions from the best of the best sidemen.