Aztec Two-Step to celebrate album's 40th anniversary in Westport
Published 7:43 am, Saturday, February 21, 2015
The 40th anniversary of the album "Second Step" will be marked locally at a March 14 performance by the artists, Aztec Two-Step.
The folk-rock duo will perform a concert if music from the classic 1975 album at 8 p.m. in the Voices Cafe of the Unitarian Church in Westport, 10 Lyons Plains Road. Seating for the performance will be cabaret-style at tables. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door; children 12 and under admitted free.
The Aztec Two-Step musicians, Rex Fowler and Neal Shulman, debuted their first, self-titled album in 1972. Richard Cuccaro, publisher of the music magazine, Acoustic Live!, wrote: "Aztec Two-Step is possibly the best acoustic duo in the world today," while Variety stated, --¦ the right sound at the right time ... beautiful acoustic guitar playing and questioning lyrics ... songs performed with forceful vocals and near perfect instrumental harmonies.''
Among the many releases over the decades by the group include "Living In America," which received the 1987 New York Music Award for Best Folk Album; they released the "Days Of Horses" CD in 2005, which won positive reviews; in 2008 they produced a live recording, "Time It Was -- The Simon & Garfunkel Songbook," and in 2012, to commemorate the group's 40th anniversary, they released their 10th studio album, "Cause & Effect."
For more information about Aztec Two-Step, visit the group's website, www.aztectwostep.com.
To order tickets for the Westpory concert, call 203-227-7205, ext. 14, or visit the website: www.voicescafe.org.