Archive for October 22nd, 2011

Half Notes: Mozik – Mozik (2011)

A record of Brazilian jazz led by Brazilians and featuring three A.C. Jobim standards invites “been there, done that” responses, but the fresh, updated arrangements that pianist Gilson Schachnik and drummer Maurico Zottarelli apply to these and other well-worn tunes distinguishes Mozik from other such excursions into this style. Both are from Brazil but grew up listening to and preferringRead More

Andy Statman, with Bela Fleck and Ricky Skaggs – Old Brooklyn (2011)

Progressive bluegrass and old-time jazz collide on the forthcoming Old Brooklyn in the person of Andy Statman, the clarinet and mandolin virtuoso.

Bob Dylan, April 21, 1993: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Bob Dylan, April 21, 1993: Shows I’ll Never Forget

On this night, Bob Dylan once again proved he was no fan of history. And that’s why I’ve been a fan of his for so long.

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