Pete Johnson’s Blast from My Past: David Bowie “Aladdin Sane”

Pete Johnson’s Blast from My Past: David Bowie “Aladdin Sane”

It dawned on me yesterday as I wrote the review for the amazing Ronnie Dawson’s “Monkey Beat”, that there may be some bigger artists’ work that I may have overlooked. I did a scroll through the last 90 reviews and realized I have never mentioned David Bowie. Maybe it was the combo of me missing him as an artist after his death, or maybe it was my own disappointment with his last album, Black Star,…

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An Exclusive Interview With Charles Matthews Jr.

An Exclusive Interview With Charles Matthews Jr.

Taking some time out from tickling the ivories, keyboardist and music director to the stars Charles Matthews Jr. sat down with the staff of The No Fly Zone Magazine to talk about “Interpretations”, his current album on the market. NFZ: Where were you were born and where do you reside these days? I was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois.  I lived briefly in New York, but returned to my roots in Chicago.  I love…

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Pete Johnson’s Blast from My Past: Buck Owens and the Buckaroos “Live at Carnegie Hall”

Pete Johnson’s Blast from My Past: Buck Owens and the Buckaroos “Live at Carnegie Hall”

What can a person say about one of the greatest artists, one of the greatest bands ever put together, one of the greatest live albums ever recorded at one of the greatest venues in the world? This person says, “I am gonna say a lot”. My love and admiration of Buck Owens dates back to my earliest childhood and the “Hee-Haw” television show. My Italian Grandfather loved “Hee-Haw”. There was nothing better when my “Opa”…

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An Exclusive Interview With Austin Marolla

An Exclusive Interview With Austin Marolla

A singing eye doctor who write songs about Christmas? Well let’s see just where this goes as we sip some eggnog, pucker up for a “Christmas Kiss” and have a tête-à-tête with the multifaceted Dr. Austin Marolla. NFZ: Where were you born? What’s up No Fly Zone readers!  I was born in Brooklyn and raised on Staten Island, NY.  While my parents were living on SI, they wanted to have the same doctor that delivered…

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