Mind Maintenance is Joshua Abrams and Chad Taylor, two musicians whose concord transcends time, distance, genre, and instrumentation. They’ve been playing together since the 1990s, when they both lived in Chicago, and their collaborative relationship has endured since Taylor headed east 20 years ago. They’ve jointly backed the likes of singer Sam Prekop and cosmic […]
Maurice White carried the influence of Chicago avant-garde elder Phil Cohran into the mainstream with Earth, Wind & Fire.
The group’s new album Amongst the Smokestacks and Steeples deserves to net them greater visibility.