The playing on this 1979 album, which would generally be considered as flawed, is part of the singular (mature) Chet Baker gestalt.
The advantage of localism enjoyed by a club down the block disappears in cyberspace.
This is virtuosity-driven chamber music with fluctuating levels of oxygen, shadows, and light.
A review of the 60th anniversary reissue of Frank Sinatra’s album Nice ‘n’ Easy. Though not without a few rounds with the Sinatra mythology — not the complicated man, but his music.
One of the show’s impressive accomplishments is that its creators managed to find musicians who could act.
Are we seeing the birth of a competing union, one dedicated to mobilizing a generation of musicians whose needs aren’t being met by the American Federation of Musicians?
Renowned singer and actress Annie Ross is urgently in need of financial assistance to pay for home care during this pandemic.
Singer Leslie Beukelman has a lot going for her, including her time, the quality of her voice, her control of improvisation, and her capacity to reach deeply into a ballad.
Andrew Child pictures the candidates riding a skateboard, each in a slightly different pose and dressed in slightly different cool gear.
The idea of posting this list is to remind people of what has been lost and hope that it stirs us to preserve what we have left.