Highlighting Allman's supporting cast is blues/fusion guitar whiz Robben Ford, a man of no slouchy résumé. Ford has rubbed musical shoulders with the likes of Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, and George Harrison, was a member of the commercially hot fusion act the Yellowjackets, and has banged out a very respectable solo catalog. Bassist Willie Weeks has funked-up sessions for David Bowie, among others. Percussionist/vocalist Floyd Miles has waxed his own work for R&B indie Ichiban.
While Allman hasn't released anything as a solo artist in a good while, he claims to have no problem with fans taping his shows (provided the venue permits it). Reports from the field are that Allman's current set list includes a handful of rearranged Allman Brothers Band classics, so "Whipping Post" is a safe bet.
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