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  • Arlo Guthrie Continues His Family’s Legacy With His Re:Generation Tour

    Anyone familiar with the roots of American folk music, would instantlyrecognize the opening lyrics to “This Land Is Your Land” (1944)by Woody Guthrie –the father of folk music and singer, writer, traveling troubadour, political protester, people’s poet and philosopher for the forgotten, down trodden andmarginal America of the 1930’s...

  • The Yoko Miwa Trio

    The Yoko Miwa Trio Scullers Jazz Club, Boston, MA Thursday, Oct. 26th, 2017 8pm Inside Scullers’ new smaller jazz nightclub downstairs, with its dark wood interior and low light, it would be quiet except for the wonderfully energized and spirited enthusiasm that internationally acclaimed pianist and composer Yoko Miwa...

  • Review: The Jazz & Blues Art Box

    As any jazz archivist can attest, filming records in the smoky nightclubs with dimly lit stages, where many jazz & blues musicians performed, were sometimes all that history had as a record. Housed in a modular cabinet, are 400 hours of music, 96 exclusive interviews and 20 yearbooks. Inside...

  • Review BLO’s “The Rake’s Progress”

    On a night where Stravinsky’s music was to take the stage in Boston Lyric Opera’s new production of the his opera The Rake’s Progress at the Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theater, there was additional anticipation for the character of the composer himself to appear as part of the production. He was...

  • JAZZ ‘AT HOME’ ON THE HUDSON – JAZZ IN THE VALLEY

    Please checkout my latest Post on Fresh Independence. Jazz “at home” on the Hudson Jazz in the Valley Wayras Park, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. August Summer of 2016 Imagine a weekend picnic with family and friends, with the setting of a sprawling lawn at an historic state park, with the backdrop...

  • Review of John Fogerty’s Memoir “Fortunate Son”

    “The sound of it! Like a bolt to the brain.” …. A recollection of the first time he heard a song and it stuck – at 5 years old – still clear for the songwriter on his 70th birthday. And still clear to me or any other fan is...

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