Posted in May, 2017

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Nick Moran


Who is soul singer-songwriter Nick Moran? He’s not the Brit actor-director Nick Moran, and he’s not the jazz guitarist Nick Moran, according to online photos. The press release for his … Read more

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Various Artists

In 1992 grunge was exploding, Seattle had taken over the music world with bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden. Cameron Crowe wanted to capture the zeitgeist of an era … Read more

Micki Free

This one took me by surprise. I quickly learned that Micki Free is a Grammy Winner and five-time Native American Music Award Winner. Free is a Comanche-Cherokee who was discovered … Read more

Goodbye…Gregg Allman

Photos by Arnie Goodman Music legend, music pioneer and magic human being Gregg Allman passed away from liver cancer in his home today. He was 69. Gregg began writing songs … Read more

Justin Townes Earle

Justin Townes Earle has released critically acclaimed albums but this, his debut for New West is his best effort yet. His companion albums, Single Mothers (2014) and Absent Fathers (2015) … Read more

Jaco Pastorius

Once again Zev Feldman and his team at Resonance have given us a gift. Determined work and numerous negotiations over more than six years have resulted in the entirety of … Read more

Sarah Partridge sings Janis Ian

Jazz vocalist Sarah Partridge was only tinkering with the idea of recording one or two songs written by singer-songwriter Janis Ian, best known for her hits, “At Seventeen” and “Society’s … Read more

Thouars Blues Festival, Thouars, France

Photos by  Janet Venning Thouars is a pleasant albeit undistinguished smallish town about 50km south of one of France’s most loved rivers, the Loire, a tangled, riotous waterway that wriggles … Read more

Syntronik: More sounds

Our friends at IK Multimedia are at it again, introducing Syntrontik, a cutting-edge virtual synthesizer for Mac/PC, available in July 2017.Thanks to a brand new combination of advanced sampling techniques … Read more