Igor Kogan’s LA Jazz Big Band’s live performance debut at The Blue Whale in Los Angeles. Continue reading LA’S NEW JAZZ BIG BAND DEBUTS AT THE BLUE WHALE
Bill Maher is NOT an idiot. Spirituality’s challenge in the “New Age” is authentic acceptance. Continue reading Bill Maher is NOT an Idiot
Who Is Richard Cotovsky?
The Orignal Superior Donuts.
CBS launched a new sitcom earlier this year titled “Superior Donuts,” which is and isn’t an adaptation of the play written by the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Tracey Letts. Continue reading Who is Richard Cotovsky?
The Gary Herbig & Bill Spoke Quintet plays The Lighthouse Cafe. Continue reading WEST COAST JAZZ SHINES AGAIN AT THE LIGHTHOUSE CAFÉ
How “La La Land” is saving Jazz in Los Angeles. Continue reading A Modern Musical Shines Light on a West Coast Landmark
Is the future of music secure? Continue reading Music and The State of the Union
“What Happened, Miss Simone?” is Oscar’s diversity nomination. So why aren’t the most vocal about the lack thereof shouting praise for this great film?
Continue reading What Happened, Doesn’t This Film Count?
As the business of music continues to evolve it’s key to stay in tune with where it’s been. On March 13 “The Wrecking Crew” documentary film opened in theaters in LA and NYC, but it also released on, On Demand … Continue reading From the Wall of Sound to The Wrecking Crew
Second Chances If you have read a few of my blog posts you know that I have a “thing” with the Americana Music Association. Their exclusion of several types American music genres in their description of “roots” music is discrimination … Continue reading Sonic Highways
The Redemption of Sound I grew up in the ‘60s and ‘70s and music has always been my favorite thing. When I was a little kid, around six years old, my father would let me play 45rpm records he kept … Continue reading I ❤ Music, and you would too if you could hear it