Jorma Kaukonen is one of the most important guitarists of yesteryears, with a body of work lasting over three decades. From the mind-bending psychedelia of the mid '60s Jefferson Airplane to the stark blues and country of Hot Tuna and later projects, Jorma Kaukonen's work has always been distinctly American. From dizzying electric guitar gymnastics to breathtaking solo acoustic work, the music of this consummate artist has remained both of and ahead of his time. With over 40 albums spanning his solo and band career, he has forged his own legacy in American music.
Musician/composer/producer Jerry Douglas is known for being the foremost master of the Dobro. The multiple Grammy-winner is known for incorporating elements of bluegrass, country, rock, jazz, blues and Celtic into his distinctive musical vision. As a sideman he has recorded with Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Paul Simon and many more, and since 1998 has been a key member of Alison Krauss and Union Station, touring extensively and playing on platinum-selling albums.
This Oscar-winning film tells the tale of an American boxer who returns to his Ireland birthplace and falls for a local woman. Her family, however, isn't exactly approving. John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara star.
Tusk covers all the great hits of Fleetwood Mac including 'Landslide,' 'Rhiannon,' 'Go Your Own Way,' 'Don't Stop' and many others. Authentic-sounding and always respectful, they leave no stone unturned in replicating the sounds of one of the world's best-loved, top-selling bands.
"Blazing Saddles" is vulgar, crude and sometimes scandalous - and is one of the funniest and most successful film spoofs of all time. Written and directed by Mel Brooks, this 1974 film starred Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman and Mel Brooks. Cleavon Little plays the first African-American sheriff of a stunned Western town scheduled for demolition by an encroaching railroad.
Suzanne Westenhoefer's fresh and provocative take on the world has delighted those around her from a young age. She's both the girl next door and the brazen hussy with a quick-witted personality. Her material keeps changing, sometimes even on the spot. She works mostly unscripted, so when she hits the stage it's an unpredictable, original night of comedy magic.
Veteran comedian Ralphie May's popularity exploded after the success of the first season of NBC's hit reality series, 'Last Comic Standing.' Long-time fans of Ralphie's stand-up were joined by countless new fans when America thought he was robbed of the winner's title. Despite the show's outcome, Ralphie's special brand of comedy combines the familiar elements of hip-hop and topical comedy with a dash of southern, down-home flavor and quick wit. He has appeared on films like 'For Da Love of Money' and has a series of Comedy Central specials under his belt.
Based on the book by William Goldman, this classic comedy tells the tale of the beautiful Princess Buttercup, who awaits the return of her true love Westley. But time passes and she finds herself roped into marrying the sinister Prince. Will Westley return in time to save her? And who is the mysterious, dangerous Dread Pirate Roberts?