If you had a girlfriend in the 1970s, you probably came across this classic – from Todd’s house in Kauai:
Toe-tapping, frat-house music…
It’s Michael’s 68th birthday today – happy birthday! This includes the all-time favorite comment by Patrick Simmons in the first 20 seconds that acknowledges Michael for his contribution. “We will love you more than you’ll ever know”:
Kobe Bryant plays Moonlight Sonata. He taught himself to play this to show to his wife, Vanessa. A tribute to a legend, a union of sports and music in one man. Director: Brandon Nicholas DP: Zach Voytas Featuring: The Loring String Quartet Winner of a 2014 Bronze Telly Award.
We had a very narrow window of time to shoot this promotional piece with Kobe. He arrived in the conference room at the Graves 601 Hotel in Minneapolis at 6:45pm and 20 minutes later he was gone.
Featured on Ad Week and The Los Angeles Times:
Back in the day, we were more into Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, and Lynyrd Skynyrd than Rush.
But Neil could hit the kit. This is drumming:
The downtown penthouse we just listed has a storied history which should add lots of extra value – John and Exene have played the living room!
What John Lennon might have done with 10-20 more years:
“Always go a little further into the water than you feel you are capable of being in. Go a bit out of your depth. When you don’t feel that your feet are quite touching the bottom, you’re just about in the right place to do something exciting.” DB
‘Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.’ DB
Trivia question: At Live Aid, what band had to follow Queen, who by all accounts stole the show?
That’s right, it was Bowie:
I wasn’t much of a Dylan fan until I saw him live. I got to see him play at Pechanga (in 2008), at Humphrey’s in 2016, and at Harrah’s in 2017. Zimmy is known for having great players in his band, and the shows were fantastic – though they are strict about no photos or video taken. His guards wanted to throw me out!
As a result, there aren’t many youtubes of Dylan live!
I have four more favorite concerts of the decade, and only two more Wednesdays!