Allman Brothers Band Soaring

By Michael Parrish, Special to the Tribune. 31 July 2003 Chicago Tribune Copyright 2003, Chicago Tribune. All Rights Reserved. In its 34-year history, the Allman Brothers Band has had 20 different members, with drummer Butch Trucks being the only constant in the lineup. The group has had to reinvent itself repeatedly to adjust to the […]

ABB finds joy in new musical directions

By: Dave Hoekstra For The Chicago Sun Times 7/31/2003 With sunken cheeks and his hair tied back into a braided ponytail, Gregg Allman now carries the cool aura of Chet Baker. Allman Brothers twin guitarists Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks play with improvisational adventure, echoing single-line tones of hard bopster Grant Green. So maybe it […]