Monday
Oct302017

Steve Porcaro: Hydra, track-by-track

On this special edition of Inside MusiCast, we’re breaking down Toto’s second studio album track-by-track.  After the success of their debut album, Toto pushes the limits with Hydra by infusing a progressive rock approach in what may be their most unique and conceptualized album in their entire catalog.  Joining us for this trip back to 1979 is Toto keyboardist, programmer, and our good friend, Steve Porcaro.

 

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Monday
Oct232017

Anthony Robustelli

Anthony Robustelli’s path to music started at a very early age.  His father was the leader of a big band and music was always prominent with a variety of instruments always at his fingertips.  Anthony’s career includes the role of musical director for Gloria Gaynor, a touring stint with Michael Franti and Spearhead, along with several solo projects under his belt.  It’s no secret that Anthony is in ardent fan of Steely Dan.  In fact, his most recent projects center around the Dan, including his new book titled “Steely Dan FAQ”, which contains incredibly detailed information about all aspects of the band.  He has also released a new album titled “The Steely Dan Sessions: Interpretations Of Unrealized Classics” that diehard Steely Dan fans will truly appreciate, as Anthony breathes life into lost classics from Fagen and Becker.  Here to discuss these projects and more is none other that Anthony Robustelli.

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