Tony Levin is another bassist who routinely makes the annual Reader Favorite Bassists list, and he does so once again. In 2021, Tony hit the road with The Levin Brothers, was part of the return of Liquid Tension Experiment, announced his Three of a Perfect Pair camp, released a book, and more.
Beledo is primarily a guitarist and keyboardist, but his latest album is certainly going to catch the attention of bassists. “Seriously Deep” is named after an Eberhard Weber composition, and Tony Levin is on the record.
Most of us know Tony Levin for his unreal bass playing, but during his many years on the road, he also honed his skills as a photographer. Now he’s announced a line of photo prints from his adventures in King Crimson.
Tony Levin shared this video on Facebook saying, “Here’s something different: a version of ‘Elephant Talk’ quite unlike the others.” Here’s The Levin Brothers performing their own take on the King Crimson classic live.
The Three of A Perfect Pair Music Camp is back for 2021! The four-night retreat will run from August 9th through 15th. It will once again feature Adrian Belew, Tony Levin, and Pat Mastelotto teaching and hanging out with all attendees.
In what seems to be a prog lover’s dream tour, King Crimson has unveiled the “Music Is Our Friend” tour. The outing will see the band accompanied by the California Guitar Trio for the first half of the tour and The Zappa Band for the second half.
Tony Levin and the Levin Brothers are finally getting the chance to hit the road, after 14 months. The band is kicking off their “Vaccinating Rhythm Tour 2021”, followed by a busy schedule for Levin with his other projects.
King Crimson made an appearance on Conan O’Brien’s show in 1995, in support of their album “Thrak”. Here’s a great sounding clip from that show, with Tony Levin and the band performing “Dinosaur”.
Liquid Tension Experiment continues to release videos for the latest album, “LTE3”, and this one is different (but still awesome). “If LTE ever had a ‘prog pop hit’ this would be it!”
Back in December, Kevin shared the exciting news that Liquid Tension Experiment was about to release a new album. In the meantime, the band has released a video for the track, “The Passage Of Time” - and it is killer.
The David Bowie tribute, “A Bowie Celebration”, had its tour cut short last year due to the pandemic. Now they’ve scheduled a streaming event with appearances by Chris Chaney, Tony Levin, Tim Lefebvre, Gail Ann Dorsey, Carmine Rojas, and Tony Visconti.
Tony Levin had big things in the works this year before the shutdown. But that didn't stop the bassist from announcing a new book, a new Liquid Tension Experiment album, and more. Tony takes the #4 slot on this year’s “Reader Favorite Bassists” list.