GOT ZERX?

In the wake of the recent passing of Bill Claxton, we'd like to spotlight a photographer who…


This just in....

I just saw that Jon Irabagon won the Thelonious Monk Competition. Way to go Jon! For those of…


Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton

Howdy. So I know this is supposed to be an introduction of sorts to left coast folks . . . but I'm…


REVENGE OF THE NURDS

Have California's modernist composers become hip? There's Steve Reich popping up on Pitchfork Media…


AH, THE DAYS...

All hail the bejewelled return of the once problem-plagued Hollywood Palladium. If you're of an…


Music, Culture, Movies, Science

More Bill Claxton memories from the Los Angeles Times today, as well as an interesting article from…


The Last Holiday for CDs?

Last year about this time I read an article that suggested 2007 might be the last holiday season…


THE HISTORY BOYZ

Um, yes. Well. Hello, um, and thanks for the keys, Dave, Ben, Jim & Co. Let's see, okay okay...…


Cast of Characters

When Dave Douglas asked a few of us Cryptoids to be guest bloggers on Greenleaf, I jumped at the…


Top Ten List....

Tomorrow I fly home after nearly four weeks on the road in the US, Canada and Europe. Looking…


Road....

We're on our way to Lyon, France. It's been quite a day so far. I didn't get my wake up call from…


More from the road....

So much has happened since the last blog, I don't know where to begin. I'd like to start with the…