This was probably the loudest, rockingest Brian Wilson show I’ve ever seen.
Despite the neglect from the local media, the Boston blues scene is strong.
No Pier Pressure is Brian Wilson’s 11th solo album and it shows little diminution of his still-prodigious talents.
Esperanza Spalding is not simply beyond reproach – she is a young lioness the likes of which the jazz world has really never seen before.
Given the diverse musical tastes of label head Bob Lord, it should be no surprise that the second annual PARMA Music Festival will be a thoroughly eclectic affair.
JP Porchfest organizers see it as an opportunity not only to provide grassroots entertainment, but also to launch a community-building event that represents and celebrates the area’s ethnic and artistic diversity.
One of drummer Ra-Kalam Bob Moses’s most resonant teachings was that it is better to find the infinite possibilities within a single idea than to keep changing ideas every ten seconds.
Perhaps because real life is so painful, so tragic, we cannot bear to see evil in full flight. Evil must be relative, it must fly on wings of rationale, on a broomstick of retribution.
Loose Salute uses its genuine love for the too-little-heard Michael Nesmith and too-little-respected Monkees songbooks as a springboard for inventive arrangements that are true to the unique character of the music.
Boston was once the largest Jewish community in the country without a Jewish music festival — now the five-year-old Boston Jewish Music Festival (BJMF) is one of the most-attended of its kind in the nation.