Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Got Candy?

Halloween Music News You Can Use


Uncle Tom goes to the beach and spots Kim Basinger (and her daughter)

What can a CEO learn from a Jazz Director?

Somewhere in the Night...

The 6 strangest crossover attempts by Jazz musicians

Yet another World's Largest Ookelele Orchestra

First listen to the new Neil Young release

Another one of those Desert Island Discs lists

Getting ready for All Saints Day in New Orleans

A final wrapup of Voodoo 2012

And Sir Paul says it wasn't Yoko's fault

Monday, October 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Music News You Can Use

Day 1

R.I.P. to folk guitarist Terry Callier

Carmel's longtime jazz station KRML changes its format

"The Genius of Coltrane" opens in NYC

Exposing aboriginal kids to Jazz

Kaua'i's instrument maker of the forest

A visit to Graph Tech Guitar Labs

May his guitar never sleep!

A review of Day 2 of Voodoo

London in Beatlemaniac Bond-age

And ZZ Top goes back to the Futura

Friday, October 26, 2012

TGIF Music News You Can Use

Some Lagniappe today!

Native Healers on the Big Island get ready for their annual convention

Celebrating Billy Strayhorn in Chicago,0,3592956.column

The Soka International Jazz Festival begins today

Jazz is Dead (Again)

A prolific author of Ookelele Books

Pentagram is in the market for a new guitarist

Dylan's Opening Act finally sits in with him

This year's Voodoo Fest will add Tent Camping

More on that new Ernie K-Doe book

Backstage at JazzFest

And a sad end for the 27 year old Monterey Bay Blues Fest

Monday, October 22, 2012

Monday Music News You Can Use

SXSW is in search of more Hawaiian Musicians

Meet the winner of the first-ever Sarah Vaughn International Jazz Competition

The Chicago Jazz Philharmonic kicks off its new season,0,4790954.column

The Moody Jazz Fest honors Miles Davis and Gil Evans

D.M.C. wishes Chuck Berry a Happy Birthday

Steve Hackett has a new Genesis project

Return of the Woodstock International Luthiers Festival

Dr. John needs a physician?

An all-star Cream Tribute

And the first class of the Memphis Hall of Fame is announced

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Saturday Music News You Can Use

R.I.P. to jazz sax man David Ware,0,3872677.story

"A Love Supreme" goes to church

Love, Lust, and Albanian Folk Songs

Electric Guitars: Capitalism Built That

Mick Jagger drops a hint about more Stones dates

MOOG makes an acoustic guitar?

Mind Control by Rhythmic Sound

Checking out this year's NOLA East Festival

Bangladesh to honor George Harrison and Bob Dylan

And R.I.P. to Texas Blues guitarist Nick Curran, who was only 35

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Wednesday Music News You Can Use

Finally made it thru interspace!

Uncle Tom Moffatt is apparently off this week, so no Gabby

The 2013 Portland Jazz Fest lineup is announced

A blind Jazz prodigy takes Bolivia by storm

American Splendors

Sam Brown sighted

A roundup of new releases

A new guitar exhibit at the Science Museum of Virginia

A look ahead to ACL 2013

R.I.P. to Arlo Guthrie's wife Jackie

2 tasty new N'Orleans reissues

And celebrating 20 years of The House of Blues

Wednesday Music Non-News You Can't Use!

This morning's post has been lost in cyberspace. Hopefully it will show up later.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Stormy Monday Music News You Can Use

25 years of keeping jazz alive on Staten Island

Gateway to the Arts

Clapton plays the art market

A cool new double-neck 8 string

A report from the 2012 ACL Fest in Austin

The guitar king who said it all through his music

An honor for New Orleans opera great Norman Treigle

AKA Doc Pomus

The National Park Service releases a new Kid's CD

And R.I.P. to South Carolina Radio Pioneer Wally Mullinax

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Frosty Saturday Music News You Can Use

Got Poi?

A new encyclopedia of Hawaiian Music

Around the Jazz Internet

Time for the St. George Jazz Fest

A Monk exhibit in NYC

A new Adirondack Guitar

How to play Fingerstyle duets

R.I.P. to D.C. guitar player Tom Guernsey

Metallica replaces Green Day at VoodooFest

R.P.P. to R & B singer Deborah Chessler

And hottest rock star wives, the Barbara Bach Edition

Thursday, October 4, 2012

No Music News For You!

Back on Friday!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Midweek Music News You Can Use

Uncle Tom Time! In this week's exciting adventure, Tom appears in a SOJA video...

The Pat Metheny Group will reunite in 2013

All That Jazz

Ookeleles at Aldershot

Speaking of Dancing Fleas, Jake releases his new album

Saturday in the Park with Neil Young

Slash has "Nothing to Fear"

Catherine O'Hara and Martin Short get back together again

A Blog Supreme dissects Sunday's "Treme" episode #23

And get ready for yet another Beatles Documentary,0,5827533.story

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

It's Leon's Birthday!

Happy #85 to Texas Playboys singer LEON RAUSCH

Tuesday Music News You Can Use

A preview of this weekend's GretnaFest, just across the Miss River Bridges from N'Orleans

The Nash Jazz Center opens in Phoenix

Ramsey Lewis sighting

Bringing Jazz music to the classroom in St. Louis

Checking out this year's Savannah Jazz Festival

New Arabic music from...Vancouver?

A new highly strung British band

Guitar Center searches once again for The Next Great singer-songwriter

More info on the new B.B. King license plate

And Rock n' Bowl offers Slow Food, Fast Music

Monday, October 1, 2012

First Day of October Music News You Can Use

11 Items for the price of 10 today!

Checking out this year's Windward Hoolaulea

Hyde Park Jazz Festival time,0,7813609.column

Octoberfest at The Dakota

R.I.P. to jazz trombone player Eddie Bert

Bruce Sklar is spreading the gospel of music

Get ready for Festival Miami

Jack White Takes a Hike,0,2019054.story

How The Edge created a classic guitar sound

Who's the greatest Metal guitarist?

A Fedora hat, a guitar, and good vibes

And Bonnie Raitt does Dallas