The Phantom Tollbooth

Music and more from a Christian perspective

Slow down, and have your change ready

Since 1996

Joey ILO in concert as reviewed by The Phantom Tollbooth Joey I.L.O. is one funny guy, playing to the saints and those yet to be sainted.

From a whisper to crashing crescendos and pin-point breaks, the Quintet plays with passion and precision with Jorgenson acting as a congenial and laid-back host for the evening...

Milton Jones lion-whisperer reviewed in Phantom TollboothMore ingenious one-liners from the man with more grandfathers than tropical shirts.

Stampertitle 90Stamper manages to convey a child-like wonder in his words and music, as if he's constantly discovering hidden treasure in the most unlikely places....

Just do it as reviewed in Phantom TollboothA year behind the scenes at environmental action protest camps

Kansas and Edgar Winter bring vintage sounds to Westbury, NY in a show filled with everything from pop to blues to prog.....

 DSC9116At BB King's in NYC, early-seaters were pushed right up to the stage, where budding guitarists could get a close-up look at Phil's technique and decide whether to be inspired or to give up playing completely.

Keith Cooper In Concert as reviewed in The Phantom Tollbooth.

In Keith Cooper there is truly a gift.

Kevin Roth. Roth’s songs are of subjects accessible to the audience and you can go along with his voice and instrument to a different place.

Emotion seems to be squeezed through the instrument as Lang attacks the fretboard, grimacing and contorting his body in some kind of therapeutic ecstasy...

TITLEJLBBJonny Lang at BB King's: NYC – Febrary 15, 2012

JLTITLEIf you want to hear some nice guitar playing don't go see Jonny Lang.
If, on the other hand, you want to hear some visceral, gut-wrenching sounds from a guitar – if you want to hear a man's soul screaming out from a guitar amp ...well, then you definitely want to go to a Jonny Lang show. You see, Jonny doesn't play guitar – he has cathartic therapy sessions with his guitar. His guitar becomes his lover - and apparently, likes it rough.

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