Archive for December 16th, 2010

Mark Saleski’s Jazz Favorites for 2010

What kind of a year was it for music? It was so good that very often, I had a tough time figuring out what to listen to next. The proper cliché to be applied is “an embarrassment of riches.” Not only was it a great year for music, it was a great year for writing about it. I had anRead More

Haley Dreis, “All For You” (2010): Download

Haley Dreis, “All For You” (2010): Download

Photograph by Clayton Bozard by Nick DeRiso Haley Dreis likes to fiddle with expectations. You wouldn’t expect a classically trained violinist to dabble in pop music. And you wouldn’t expect the self-confident nuance of “All For You” from someone who only began writing mainstream songs three years ago. Yet she does both on the captivatingly poised and radio-ready “All ForRead More