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John, Robby, and Alt-Rock Royalty Light Up The Fonda In Celebration of Ray Manzarek

“Is everybody in?” John Densmore of the Doors asked the crowd gathered Friday night at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood. Standing beside him was his old friend and musical partner, guitarist Robby Krieger, who added, “Let the ceremony begin.” SIDEBAR Ray Manzarek Through the Years » The words were lifted from the band’s 1970 tune “Celebration of the Lizard,” arriving halfway into a night of music marking the birthday of their Read More …

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THE DOORS’ Robby Krieger & John Densmore To Honor Ray Manzarek at LA Concert!

‘A Celebration For Ray Manzarek’ concert will take place at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles On Friday, February 12th. Show to feature Robby Krieger, John Densmore, Rami Jaffee, Robert Deleo, John Doe, Exene, Stephen Perkins, plus very special surprise guests! All proceeds will benefit Stand Up To Cancer. WHAT: A Celebration for Ray Manzarek will take place on the evening of Friday, February 12th 2016, which would have been Read More …

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What’s the difference between jazz and experimental rock?

“There are similarities and there are differences. The main similarity is the improvisation; the main difference is probably in the beat. Rock ‘n’ roll is much harder and more straight – hard 4/4, you know – and jazz gets into 3/4 and other things.” –John Densmore explaining the difference between Jazz and Experimental Rock to Hullabaloo, December 1968.

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