Saturday, January 30, 2010

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

A Jazz Legend Has a New Campaign

Hugh Masekela's latest gig? A campaign against xenophobia.

Brass Band 101

Click on the post title for some TREME...

Who Dat!

Cooking up Louisiana goodies for a Super Bowl feast-recipes included!

Wednesday Music Digest

Uncle Tom is Gabbin'

JazzFest announces its day-by-day schedule

Your jazz robot overlords

Civil Rights songs at the White House

Just out

Spreading the gospel around

Larry the Cable Guy-Air Guitar God?

Analysis of the Ticketmaster/Live Nation merger

Exene sighting

And New Orleans in 5,2933,583992,00.html

Gone With The Wind

New Hampshire's Mt. Washington finally loses its world wind speed record.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

The Big 7-0

RINGO STARR will play Radio City Music Hall in NYC on his 70th birthday this summer.

New and Improved!

I'm back to updating this page more frequently-look for more music stories in addition to the daily digest.

"A Wizard" Recreated Live

Todd Rundgren talks about bringing his 1970s epic album to life.

Tuesday Music Digest

Geaux Saints!

Los Lobos go Disney as they prepare to play at UCLA

A live stream of the pre-game GRAMMY awards

The Montreal Jazz Fest turns 30

Musical icons captured on video

A Lifetime Achievement Award for Clark Terry

The OK Jazz Hall of Fame will have a winter concert series that includes some Stupid Music

A 15 foot long guitar?

Gibson Guitar charged with price fixing

It was Big, but definitely not Easy

And Patty Griffin does a gospel CD

Friday, January 22, 2010

Facebook Reminder

Another reminder to follow me over to my Facebook page, plenty of crazy music and other stuff. Musical friends added recently include Western Swing drummer DAVE "PAPPY" STUCKEY of THE LUCKY STARS, GEORGE FRAYNE aka COMMANDER CODY, and Texas accordion madman PONTY BONE!

Friday Music Digest

A Firesign interview

Radio wars in Hawai'i

Nashville Skyline

Soundscapes in Movement

Another Firesign interview

Size Matters

Another new Hawaiian music festival announced

Healing beams to Charlie Daniels

Al "Carnival Time" Johnson does a new Saints tune

And a new MTV "Storytellers" episode is on the way

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Stupid Music History for Sale

Click on the post title-a 1948 tour bus used by Bob Wills!

Wednesday Music Digest

Uncle Tom checks in every Wednesday

Stupid Music history for sale on eBay

Speaking of Stupid Music, an 8 year old gets it!

Gracias Izzy, Tito

Beating the drum for timba

Simon and Garfunkel to appear at JazzFest

What Vernon Reid is listening to

The Ookelele Orchestra of Great Britain turns 25

Dick Dale sighted

And Django lives on in the Windy City,0,7801284.column