So now, with some regained stability in my life, I’ve decided to start afresh.
Gershwin died too soon but left us with so much…American music would be impoverished without him.
There’s a fine new recording out on Naxos, the Albany Symphony playing several pieces by Derek Bermel.
“As something of a symbol of his life, he caught the Sun Ra Arkestra then gave a reading before he was felled by a massive stroke.”
John Coltrane’s birthday brings us the gift of previously unheard music from the Impulse vaults.
The perpetual end of America…
Tune in to WKCR 89.9 FM for the Charlie Parker Birthday Broadcast.
Strauss has found his perfect listener, a worthless, flaccid authoritarian whose grandiose and empty taste fits Strauss to a T.
Alessandro Cortini’s “Volume Massimo” is out 27 September.