OK! I am celebrating people! For once, my typical creative-person angst has chosen to subside and right now I am deep in the throws of a total anti-crisis. I’m sure my life-long torrential pursuit of purpose and meaning will re-surface in its usual incarnation of self-doubt and ennui, but in this moment, I feel like […]
CHAPTER II: DISCOVERING THE OLD EDITION I was born in our great nation’s bi-centennial year 1976, which means I missed most of the amazing music of the 70’s. By the time my little mind registered the music it was ingesting, Marvin, J5, EWF, Stevie’s Key of Life, even Bitches Brew were all too old to […]
...music was my first best friend, plain and simple. I came into the world with a sincere affinity for all things musical. I can't say that gift came with any particular talent per se, but it did put a deep and rich passion for music right at the center of everything I knew how to care about...
I bought it back in April and listened to it right away, and my first impression was that it was the 2nd album everyone would have expected/wanted
Don't let the blind ignorance of a deceptively uni-dimensional, monochromatic industry fool you. Stevie and his cannon are as universally significant to our musical landscape as Louis Armstrong.
Even a single note sustained by a single person requires a relationship - a relationship with breath, a relationship with an instrument, a vibration to a resonator, etc. Relationship! Nothing musical can happen without it.
Well, we may not have a case but this is precisely why we’re filing! Related Songs:Winona Laduke from Sleepers Wake
SOUND THE TRUMPETS!!! LILLI HAS HAD A BREAKTHROUGH!!!! I was working at the local coffee shop this morning (I reserve half-days on Monday and Wednesday for music work, yeah!) and when Liz came to pick me up for lunch, we noticed an acquaintance from her high school was sitting at the table next to me. […]
Really? Are you kidding me? What is going on America? You people can’t possibly believe our health care system works as it is. I think the absence of a genuine discussion about health care reform is about something else entirely, but are we as a nation ready to talk about it? It has something to […]