Listen To Umphrey’s McGee’s Touching Tribute To Keith Emerson

first_imgLast week, the music world was dealt a crushing blow, as beloved keyboardist Keith Emerson passed away at the age of 71. The virtuoso was part of the powerful trio, Emerson, Lake and Palmer, leaving behind an incredible body of work through a lengthy career.Ever the thoughtful musicians, Umphrey’s McGee debuted an ELP cover in honor of the late Emerson. Umphrey’s has taken to paying tribute to late artists as of late, including Joe Cocker, Glenn Frey and David Bowie. There is certainly something cathartic in honoring a late musician with their lasting legacy, and Umphrey’s is quite talented when it comes to cover.With all that in mind, UM opened up their encore at the Moore Theatre in Seattle, WA by debuting “From The Beginning,” a popular ELP song from their 1972 album Trilogy. Thanks to taper John Hermsen, we have full audio of last week’s performance in Seattle, which also included a sit-in from hometown saxophonist Skerik. Listen in below:UM tour rages on tonight with a three-night stand in Aspen, CO. Check out the full Seattle setlist below, and be sure to read our full recap of the band’s four-night stretch through the Northwest.Setlist: Umphrey’s McGee at The Moore Theatre, Seattle, WA – 3/11/16Set 1: October Rain > Conduit, Miss Tinkle’s Overture, Anchor Drops > Resolution > 2×2 > Little Gift > Alex’s HouseSet 2: All In Time > Attachments, Wappy Sprayberry > All In Time, The Crooked One > Mail Package, Can’t You Hear Me Knocking[1]Encore: From the Beginning[2] > In The Kitchen[1] with Skerik on saxophone[2] debut, Emerson, Lake & PalmerNotes: From the Beginning played in remembrance of Keith Emersonlast_img read more

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