Archive for the ‘Musical Interlude’ Category

Music Interlude: Wes! Live!!

April 1st, 2016

OK, cats and kittens, listen up. If you love swingin’ jazz like I do, with lots of soul and with a strong dose of the blues, then you’ve got to be hip to the great guitarist Wes Montgomery. I, of course, possess all Wes’s sessions on disk but if I had to point you toward… Read more

My new favorite Xmas song, and an interview with the composer!

December 21st, 2015

There’s old holiday musical favorites and then there’s new ones. Among the latter, I love this song The Meaning (Peace and Love) by composer and singer (and old personal friend) Sue Maskaleris. Sue’s among the greatest jazz/funk/Brazilian bandleaders you’ve never heard of. She writes these complex harmonic poems in weird time signatures that are interesting… Read more