Aug 302014
Coming Attractions in Jazz:  Late Summer/Early Autumn Festival Update

The Hyde Park Jazz Festival is back, and from Northampton to Falmouth jazz festivals abound throughout the waning days of summer and the arrival of autumn.

Aug 292014
Fuse Book Review: "The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs" -- Chronicling the Thrill of Invention

On more than one occasion in The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs Greil Marcus argues that the original recordings of some of his picks don’t hold a candle to their cover versions.

Aug 272014
Fuse Book Review: "Love Made Visible" -- A Poignant Memoir About Life With a Boston "Renaissance Man"

We become participants in a chapter of American art history that raises important questions about what fame means, how much a part luck plays, and how we treat our artists. .