Monday, December 28, 2009

Monday Music Digest

15 items!

10 for 2010

http://www.earvolution.com/2009/12/earvolutions-ten-for-2010.asp

2009 music R.I.P.s

http://www.examiner.com/x-2623-Swing-and-Big-Band-Examiner~y2009m12d27-Music-Performers-who-died-in-2009

A legacy of song

http://www.mercurynews.com/entertainment/ci_14050414?nclick_check=1

A musical trip that will never end

http://www.sowetan.co.za/Entertainment/Article.aspx?id=1098044

A new ookelele CD

http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/blogs/blog-on-the-tracks/3196528/CD-Review-Wellington-International-Ukulele-Orchestra

15 musical resolutions for 2010

http://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/lists/2009/12/fifteen-musical-new-years-resolutions-for-2010.html

Norah Jones hits the big 3-0

http://www.usatoday.com/life/music/news/2009-12-28-norah28_ST_N.htm

Buffalo Springfield Again!

http://blogcritics.org/music/article/music-review-the-buffalo-springfield-buffalo1/

Blues and Chaos

http://blogcritics.org/books/article/sony-reader-adventure-blues-chaos-the/

The year in pop

http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/music/recordings/article/742739--the-year-in-pop-music-20-albums-that-wowed-us

Saluting women musicians in Oklahoma

http://www.newsok.com/discover-oklahoma-pioneer-museum-salutes-women-musicians/article/3427394?custom_click=headlines_widget

Fine fiddling

http://www.cdispatch.com/lifestyles/article.asp?aid=4246

Bill Tapia breaks his hip

http://www.starbulletin.com/features/20091226_musician_bill_tapia_breaks_his_hip_days_before_turning_102.html

Best music of the decade

http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20091226/LIFE/912260301

Definin' the blues

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703523504574604284273616214.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

Jazz up your New Year's Eve

http://www.jazzpolice.com/content/view/8757/115/

And Dusk Tiger, the Killer Guitar

http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/235766/dusk-tiger-killer-guitar

Sunday, December 27, 2009

No Music Digest Today

Back tomorrow-have been cutting over to a new more powerful computer!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Facebook Reminder

Just a reminder-more music and assorted mayhem over at my Facebook page-recently added friends include New Orleans musicians Zigaboo Modeliste and Cyril Neville, 1960s singer Johnny Rivers, and even comedian Marty Allen!

Click on my badge to see the fun.

Sunday Music Digest

Music has seen better years

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/arts/music-has-seen-better-years/article1405994/

'Fess!

http://www.jambase.com/Articles/Story.aspx?storyID=20904

Sir Duke's Sacred Music

http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news.php?id=46951

Government Mule sighted

http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news.php?id=46892

2009's top jazz CDs

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/musicnightlife/2010525936_topjazz20.html

Reinventing AfroBeat

http://234next.com/csp/cms/sites/Next/ArtsandCulture/Music/5497380-147/Reinventing_Afrobeat_the_Aiyetoro_way_.csp

A jazz funeral in New Orleans-the 13-0 Saints finally lose a game!

http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/marvez-cowboys-beat-saints-121909

Hula-la-la

http://www.mydesert.com/article/20091220/LIFESTYLES12/912200304/-1/lifestylesfront

Historic New Orleans jazz pictures

http://jazztimes.com/articles/25525-historic-photos-of-new-orleans-jazz-thomas-l-morgan

And my life at Second City

http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2009-12-17/my-weekend-in-the-second-city/?cid=hp:topnav:sxyb

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Snowfall Tally Added

I have resumed the annual winter snowfall tally to the sidebar, just above my Facebook Badge. Snow Season officially runs from December 1 to May 1 here. The last 2 winters have been unbelievable-the 1007-2008 winter saw me get a total of 15 FEET of snow, and last winter I had 10 feet.

Sunday Music Digest

The songs of Senegal

http://travel.nytimes.com/2009/12/06/travel/06senegalmusic.html

Island Mele

http://www.starbulletin.com/features/20091204_winning_souljahz_sound.html

Slack Keys on Mau'i

http://www2.canada.com/vancouvercourier/news/travel/story.html?id=56e56de5-eb64-4f9a-8f2a-8cabe620c700

Every Good Boy Deserves Payment!

http://wizbangpop.com/2009/12/04/every-good-boy-deserves-payment-my-dispute-with-a-london-lookalike-talent-agency.php

Jerry Lee Lewis sighting

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-ca-jerry-lee-lewis6-2009dec06,0,2453737.story

The complete lyrics of Johnny Mercer

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/06/books/review/Gewen-t.html?_r=1

Wonderwall, 40 Years On

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/weblogs/bands/2009/dec/04/george-harrison-and-wonderwall-40-years-later-plus/

Rock music photography by Don Nix

http://www.californiachronicle.com/articles/yb/138567901

Happy 50th, SCTV

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/stage/chi-tc-arts-second-city-1202-120dec06,0,4273586.column

And taking a look at tribute albums

http://www.the9513.com/your-take-tribute-albums/