Greenleaf Artists Sound Off: Year End Observations & Music Thoughts

Year end thoughts from Dave Douglas, Grammy nominee Donny McCaslin, Michael Bates, Linda Oh,…


Martin Bresnick

Fantastic piece in the Times. (Hopefully not behind the firewall). On March 6, 1970, at the close…


Monday morning pep talk.

Based on a letter by the artist Sol LeWitt, written to the artist Eva Hesse.


It's Up

The National Jukebox The Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox, which makes historical…


Interactions in the Time Space Continuum

In a meeting this week someone pointed out that the younger generation doesn't wear wristwatches.…


Record Store Day, 2011: Jim's Picks

2011 Record Store Day is almost upon us. Most shops that I frequent will be opening on Friday…


Brasslands

Meerkat Media Collective is trying to finish a film about an American brass band, old friends…


Clyde Stubblefield Gets His Due.

The original funky drummer featured in the new film, Copyright Criminals.


Black and WTF

I love this site Black and WTF. But today's post is extra special in that it features one of my…


Dick Buckley's Record Collection

For those who don't know Mr. Buckley, he was a Chicago radio DJ for the better part of last century…


Top 100 jazz tracks? Too tough.

Lots of chatter about jazz24's listener polled list of the Top 100 tracks of jazz. A lot of the…


Another Moment to Write a Letter.

It's quick. It's easy. It's important. Let your representatives know what the arts mean to you.…