Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The Rutles: Novelty Act or Super Group?
It was 40 years ago, on March 22nd, 1978, that the rock mockumentary, The Rutles: All You Need is Cash , aired on NBC. It was a cult clas...
Friday, October 13, 2017
How our Heroes Define and Divide Us I don’t like to post political stuff. While I believe that there is a profound need for open and in...
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Substituting for The Who
A while ago, I was talking to a friend who was regaling me with stories of seeing The Who in New York on their first American tour. He to...
Sunday, April 2, 2017
(Probably Not) The Final Word on the Pronunciation of "GIF"
The pronunciation of the popular image file, "GIF," (an acronym standing for "Graphics Interchange Format") has be...
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Larry Coryell: Ruminations
Iridium Jazz Club 2/17/17 Larry Coryell, the pioneering jazz/fusion guitarist, passed away on Sunday. I'm assuming that anyon...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Scott Sharrard with Connor Kennedy, Rockwood Music Hall, NYC 1/20/17
Scott Sharrard Last Friday, at Rockwood Music Hall in New York, guitar ace Scott Sharrard and a group of musical cohorts marked the occ...
Monday, January 9, 2017
Brand X at Iridium, NYC 1/3/17
Founding members John Goodsall and Percy Jones "Thanks for having us back... Especially after last time." Sometimes it...
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