Live Music Review

Review: The Black Jacket Symphony Plays The Beatles White Album, Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center

This review was published in the September, 2013 Issue of The Leaf, formerly The Tannehill Trader.

IMG_1826Having seen the Black Jacket Symphony do a blistering performance of The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s Are You Experienced several years ago, I knew they were an incredible band but I have to admit, my expectations for covering The White Album, were skeptical at best. Long considered the Beatles crowning achievement by many critics, The White Album, covers vast musical ground with an equally wide array of instrumentation ranging from sparse acoustic guitar to horns and strings, all masterminded in the studio by their famous producer, George Martin. The Black Jacket Symphony delivered all 29 songs without a break in the original album sequence, flawlessly covering every dynamic and nuance with perfection. Read More