The great jazz pianist is gone, at the age of 81. Tyner’s famous for his legendary work with John Coltrane at the peak of the saxophone master’s career between 1961 and 1965. Somewhat oddl
This goes out to everyone who wants to talk about something else than politics on Super Tuesday. This is going to be a very heavy Drive-By Truckers based post. Album review is below. I saw them twice
I don’t have any particularly compelling personal musical experiences since the last Music Notes post. My concert schedule has a lull in it right now and until the beginning of February actually
The biggest musical event for me since the last of these posts was seeing the Taylor Ho Bynum Sextet at Firehouse 12 in New Haven last Friday. Bynum likes working in larger ensembles, which is great b
50th anniversary of Abbey Road, so let this be an open thread on the nostalgia of Baby Boomers. Also, put some damn shoes on Paul, who knows what’s on that road. At least Abbey Road is a pretty
Cars frontman Ric Ocasek is no more. I once knew someone who had been to a party at Ocasek’s house. She told me he had blacklight in his bathrooms.
I haven’t done one of these in quite awhile, largely because until the last week, I was too busy to listen to many new albums. Then I listened to so many this week that it’s really too man
NPR is The Worst. I’ve discussed this before, including recently. Here is another reason why. Kim Kelly is one of our most outstanding labor journalists. She’s also a long-time writer on m