Archive for September 23rd, 2013

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Earth Wind and Fire, September 20, 2013

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Earth Wind and Fire, September 20, 2013

At the Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois: As the entire crowd bounced up and down, hands in the air, one thing was clear: only Earth Wind and Fire could turn the Chicago Theatre into one huge dance floor.

Tim Berne’s Snakeoil – Shadow Man (2013)

The best jazz musicians have always struck the right balance between composition and improvisation, and Tim Berne is one of the very best of the best at that. On Shadow Man, he’s still refining that skill, getting so close to perfection.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Highway 29” (1995)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Highway 29” (1995)

It’s an affair that leads down a dark path, told from the point of view of the deceased. Or at least, that’s how I used to feel about “Highway 29.”