Today at 1:30, jazz guitarist Lionel Loueke will give a workshop in UNO’s Performing Arts Center, Room 103. If I could get away, I’d be there. Here’s the hype: […]
Quincy Jones has been actively pressing President Obama to create a Secretary of the Arts Cabinet post. NARAS president Neil Portnow echoed those thoughts and Variety‘s Phil Gallo suggested […]
Belyin’s response to yesterday’s post gave me reason to go back and scrutinize the Jazz Fest’s jazz offerings more closely. Snug Harbor aside, it’s hard to look at that […]
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Nate Chinen reviews BeauSoleil’s new album, Alligator Purse, from Sunday’s New York Times. Good line: He and his partners have such a clear identity by now — Mr. Doucet […]
For those like me who were a little surprised that no one thought to match funk and Mardi Gras Indian music before The Wild Magnolias, Dan Phillips at Home […]
The world is a sadly more tasteful place since restauranteur (using the term in its most generous sense) Al Copeland died Sunday of cancer. I’ll have to develop a new […]