Monthly Archives: January 2017

(January 31, 2017): Lionel Hampton – Vibraphone Blues

From the 1965 album, You Better Know It!!!. One of the great things about practicing law in Idaho during the mid-late 1980s was the Annual Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival held in Moscow, Idaho, at the University of Idaho’s Kibbie Dome.  … Continue reading

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(January 25, 2017): Art Pepper – Bernie’s Tune

From the 1959 album, Art Pepper + Eleven.  This album is a collection of classic covers. Pepper was a West Coaster who cut his teeth playing with Benny Carter’s band. Bernie’s Tune was written in 1953 by Bernie Miller (with … Continue reading

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A Springsteen Cover Band Is a Fitting Choice for Trump’s Inauguration – The New Yorker

Absolutely fitting. An imposter band for an imposter President. http://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/a-springsteen-cover-band-is-a-fitting-choice-for-trumps-inauguration

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(January 13, 2017) – John Carradine – Night Train to Mundo Finé

The title track from the 1966 B-movie (and that’s being generous), Red Zone Cuba (aka Night Train to Mundo Finé). I intended to put up Tennessee Ernie Ford singing his hokey 195o b-side single  “The Cry of the Wild Goose” … Continue reading

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In Apple-Spotify World, SoundCloud Can’t Find Room – Bloomberg

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-04/in-apple-spotify-world-soundcloud-can-t-find-room

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(January 3, 2017): Eddie Palmieri – Listen Here!

From the 2005 album of the same name, Listen Here!  Palmieri and his late brother Charlie were part of the group instrumental in popularizing latin jazz and and salsa, starting with his 1964 debut Lo Que Traigo Es Sabroso.   This … Continue reading

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(January 2, 2017): Janet Baker – Mahler: Ich bin der welt abhanden gekommen (I Have Lost Track Of The World)

From the 1965 album, Janet Baker, Sir John Barbirolli, The London Symphony Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra, ‎ Elgar: Sea Pictures – Mahler: Five Songs From Ruckert.  Watched Coffee and Cigarets again last night, and was tickled by the “Champagne” vignette about … Continue reading

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