Friday, May 28, 2010

Friday Music Digest

Friday Buffalo Springfield music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wm6NeM-6vBE

Update on the Beatles Ookelele Project

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/the-beatles/7770768/The-Beatles-recreated-on-ukulele.html

Previewing the upcoming London Jazz Festival

http://www.metro.co.uk/music/828196-the-london-jazz-festival-nice

Molly Ringwald sings jazz?

http://www.sacbee.com/2010/05/28/2782796/jazz-fest-fills-generation-gap.html

More rumors about Rock Band 3

http://www.pcworld.com/article/197373/rumor_rock_band_3_to_ship_with_a_keytar.html

How guitars killed "American Idol"

http://www.buddytv.com/articles/american-idol/how-guitars-killed-american-id-36851.aspx

Who's playing in NYC this weekend

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/28/arts/music/28pop.html

The Grateful Dead...with a New Orleans accent

http://www.troyrecord.com/articles/2010/05/27/entertainment/doc4bfd8bac9d30d567444897.txt

A Cajun and Creole music fest in LA

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-et-pickcajun27-20100527,0,3410174.story

And Rolling Stone's list of the best Beatles songs

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/05/27/entertainment/main6524204.shtml

Soon Come Part 2

Still having ISP problems so didn't get the Kirchen review done. Sorry about that.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Soon Come!

I had originally planned to publish a review of the new Bill Kirchen album here today, but got massively slowed down over the past 48 hours by a major ISP problem with my internet folks. I will try and get it up tomorrow!

Thursday Music Digest

Another view of concert boycotts

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2010/may/26/musicians-boycott-countries

Preview of Rock the Bells 2010 on Governors Island in NY Harbor

http://www.brooklynvegan.com/archives/2010/05/rock_the_bells_8.html

Jimmie Rodgers remembered

http://www.wtok.com/news/headlines/94953519.html?ref=519

The 2010 Philadelphia Music Project

http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/permalink/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20100526006146&newsLang=en

The 5 Greatest Songs of All Time?

http://www.wbbm780.com/The-Five-Greatest-Songs-of-All-Time/7328933

R.I.P. to New Orleans singer Bobby Blanque

http://www.nola.com/music/index.ssf/2010/05/new_orleans_crooner_bobby_blan.html

Rockin' the Racetrack

http://www.voice-tribune.com/index.cfm?action=app.showDetail&pageid=212&item=1956

A new Hawaiian All-Star band

http://honoluluweekly.com/hotpicks/2010/05/new-hawaiian-all-star-band/

The Opry reopens in Memphis after the flood-in its former location

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jAtTXP-YUOo2mWC8hLKaJ4sTMbBwD9FU91U05

And improvisational music does not equal jazz

http://www.newsrecord.org/living/entertainment/improvisational-music-does-not-equal-jazz-1.2269990

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Midweek Music Digest

Midweek gabbin' with the King of Hawai'i music promo men, Uncle Tom Moffatt

http://www.midweek.com/content/columns/utg/

Preview of this weekend's Na Hoku Fest

http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/Global/story.asp?S=12540122

A piano, a baroness, and Thelonious Monk

http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/26/showcase-166/

Keith Jarrett and Charlie Haden reunite after 30 years

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2010/05/25/entertainment/e123836D75.DTL

A capsule review of assorted new releases

http://www.californiachronicle.com/articles/yb/145382450

New music from Jack Johnson

http://www.musicomh.com/albums/jack-johnson-3_0510.htm

How a Red Sox pitcher uses a guitar to help him in his job

http://sports.espn.go.com/boston/mlb/columns/story?columnist=edes_gordon&id=5219171

Tab Benoit sighted

http://www.rootsworld.com/0603123/interview/benoit10.shtml

Arizona concert boycott a bust?

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2010/05/21/calls-cancel-concerts-arizona-immigration-unheeded/?test=faces

And our monthly visit to Planet Proctor

http://www.planetproctor.com/

Saturday, May 15, 2010