At age 75, there are more miles behind David Crosby than ahead of him, but he is resolved to carry on with freak flag flying.
Those familiar with –and, like me, in love with — the 1967 animated Disney film, may fear (as I did) that the new version would substitute CGI for story.
This album is not a slavish imitation of an old sound but a fresh take on the kind of timeless, tuneful fun that pop music used to be all about.
“The problem is that more people get lost going to music school than get found.”
A homage to the amazing musical talents that passed away this year.
“They are seekers, like we are, and they connect with the music that we play.”
Atticus Ross’ success in creating these pieces results in a listening experience quite a bit more harrowing and evocative than the lush and sunny Beach Boys harmonies people are accustomed to.
This year’s festival, themed “Jazz: The Voice of the People,” will explore jazz music in all of its global colors.
Guitarist Jon Fine’s memoir is an intriguing blend of history, sociology, entertainment, and a healthy dose of after-hours pulp.
There is something undeniably affecting about Elgar’s composition and cellist Jacqueline du Pré realizes it all with an unbridled depth of feeling.