The band broke up in 1974 and Winwood spent the next few years as a session musician. Can't wait to see him again on the Tom Petty tour later this year. The majority of the covers this evening are taken from Winwood's time with Blind Faith, huge cheers are heard for the introductions of 'Can't Find My Way Home' and 'Dear Mr. The only misgiving I had was that there were no selections from 'As the Eagle Flies'. Each had various solos throughout the set. Another nice touch was the stage setup.
He sounds amazing, his voice sounds the same as it did in the Spencer Davis Group and Traffic. His daughter Lilly opened for him and she has an amazing voice as well. It was obvious from the start that the band put a lot of time into the sound check. Steve Winwood - Back In The High Life. The album includes music from Winwood's solo career, as well as groups with which he has performed, including , , and.
Enjoyed his set list, all the favorites, but a couple of surprises, like assistance in a duet with daughter Lilly. Even a rather long and entertaining drum solo, which the other musicians stood behind the set to admire. The man still rocks his ass off. He was noted for his surprisingly Ray Charles-esque vocals with a maturity and soulfulness way past his years. Not one person stay seated. If he comes your way, don't miss him. The material spanned his entire career - Spencer Davis, Blind Faith, Traffic and solo selections.
Louis and it was awesome! The rapport between the musicians onstage is fantastic and they clearly still enjoy playing tracks including 'Fly' and 'Back in the High Life Again'. His old Traffic tunes transported me back to younger days!! Steve Winwood - Back In The High Life. The instrumentals and acoustics are crystal clear this evening and give these classic tracks a new lease of life, whilst those who prefer his work with 'The Spencer Davis Group' are also catered for as Winwood saves 'Gimme Some Lovin'' for the encore. The apple didn't fall far from that tree! Winwood then looked to old friend Eric Clapton who had recently diverged with his band Cream. What a brilliant show at the Fox Theatre in Oakland on 26June2014! Steve Winwood - Arc Of A Diver. Especially since the wind was so fierce at this venue every thing was blowing around.
I saw him at the Fabulous Fox Theater in St. The band had a jazzy bent to it, which would have lent itself to those tunes. But Steve powered through it in superb form. Steve Winwood - Talking Back To The Night. Steve Winwood - Arc Of A Diver. The acoustics, which are normally very good in this refurbished 1920's venue, were crystal clear.
You cannot download any of those files from here. Her singing and style are at times reminiscent of Laura Nyro. Just closed my eyes and let the music take me away. Steve Winwood - Steve Winwood. He did indeed play his greatest hits!! And he appeared to be having a great time, especially when out in front of the band for one of his superb guitar solos using both Gibson and Fender guitars. As of October 2014, the box set is out of print but can be purchased digitally , while the single disc is still available. Steve Winwood - Steve Winwood.
. Music brought back lots of memories and the light show was amazing. Magnificent performance, Winwood and his crack band easily moved through his catalog of great songs. The standing ovation lasted 5 minutes after they were finished playing. The musicians were arranged in a semi-circle, so you could see each one at any time without craning your neck or turning in your seat. The show was 1 hr 30 mins with a 15 minute, 2 song encore.
Not even me and i am disabled. I saw him open for Steely Dan in July 2016 and saw him at the Fox Theater September 6, 2017. Steve Winwood - Talking Back To The Night. Steve's daughter, Lily, opened for him and was incredible herself. The album sold over three million records and spawned his first No. Everyone was dancing in their chairs.