New Jersey Stage 2017: Issue 5 - Page 69

Leader.” Jefferson Airplane-Thir- ty Seconds Over Winterland is available in various formats from Culture Factory whose M.O. is to reissue compact-discs which reproduce all the components of the original LPs and are their ex- act replicas in compact-disc size (5.3 x 5.3 inches), with authen- tic single or gatefold cardboard jackets and paper sleeves. Cul- ture Factory strives to achieve an authentic sound with the highest possible fidelity to the original studio masters and they have done that with the Jefferson Air- plane’s 1972 concert from Win- terland. Axel Rudi Pell may not be as famous as his European contem- poraries like Michael Schenker, Ritchie Blackmore or Yngwie Malmsteen but that isn’t for a lack of trying as he has released well over two dozen albums since his solo debut appeared in 1989. His most recent col- lection is called The Ballads V which shows this heavy metal guitarist has a soft core within a Watch the video for “Love’s Holding On” by Axel Rudi Pell NJ STAGE 2017 - Vol. 4 No. 5 INDEX NEXT ARTICLE 69