Michael Jackson’s lead guitarist, 24yrs old Australian girl: Orianthi Panagaris

Orianthi Panagaris
Orianthi Panagaris

So while i was watching Michael Jackson’s funeral back in June, I noticed a girl guitarist on the stage. I also remember she sang with the group the song “we are the world”. I was curious to find out who she was. Soon enough with the help of google and youtube I was able to find this girl who was playing at the MJ funeral. Her name is Orianthi Panagaris, 24 year-old, very talented guitarist all the way from Australia. She has jammed with Santana and played at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads guitar festival in 2007.

Check out this video to see her story… its just amazing !

“Cradlesong” Rob Thomas’ best album so far

During my highschool days, we listened to a lot of alternative rock bands like smashing pumpkins, pearl jam, stone temple pilots, radiohead etc etc… Eventually I took a big turn as far as playing and listening, i got more into blues, gospel, jazz, funk and soul. However, every now and then when I hear the songs we use to listen to in high-school, it would just take be right back there. One of the bands I really enjoyed listening to was matchbox twenty. Continue reading