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Music Review: Count Basie and His Orchestra – ‘Basic Basie’ [Remastered]

Count Basie Basic Basie

Great soloists, tight ensemble work. Classic big bands are the crowning glory of the middle of the last century. Read More »

SXSW Music Festival 2015: Day 3 (March 19, 2015): Twin Shadow, Emmy the Great, Summer Heart, and More

Summer Heart performing at SXSW 2015

Twin Shadow, LOLAWOLF, Emmy the Great and Summer Heart were among the many music acts to perform on Day Three of SXSW. Read More »

SXSW Music Festival 2015: Day 2 (March 18, 2015): Halsey, Alex Winston and More

Rangleklods, Alex Winston, Summer Heart, and Halsey were among the many music acts to perform on Day Two of SXSW Music Festival 2015 in Austin, Texas. Read More »

Concert Review: Wayward Sisters, ‘The Naughty List’ (NYC, March 19, 2015)

Wayward Sisters Early Music

This concert of Early Music presented by Music Before 1800 was just plain fun, thanks to the music's spirited beauty and Wayward Sisters' infectious energy. Read More »

SXSW Music Festival 2015: Day 1 (March 17, 2015): Odesza, Milo Greene and More


At its first SXSW appearance, Odesza made the most of its stage time, moving quickly from one song to another mostly in support of its 'In Return' album. Milo Greene, Spoon, and Amason also performed. Read More »

Music Review: The True Groove All-Stars – ‘Fully Re-Covered’

True Groove All-Stars

Thirteen songs, some better known than others, are covered by the stars of True Groove Records. Read More »

Music Review: Xavier Rudd & The United Nations – ‘Nanna’ – New Release from Australia’s Eco Warrior


A great album - come to it with an open mind. It might change your heart. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Lonesome Traveler’ by James O’Neil Revives the Folk Music Revival

Sylvie Davidson, Nicholas Mongiardo-Cooper, Justin Flagg and Matty Charles in LONESOME TRAVELER at 59E59 Theaters. Photo by Carol Rosegg

A cast of talented singer-actor-musicians recreate performances by a raft of artists and groups from the folk music revival of the 1950s and early '60s. Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Recordings and Tours from Modest Mouse, Shania Twain, Mumford & Sons, Joan Armatrading, My Morning Jacket, Josh Groban and More

Modest Mouse

Plus Tori Amos, John Patitucci, Wale, Zac Brown Band, Johnny Winter, Tony Bennett & Bill Evans, and More Read More »

Music Review: New Jazz from Eddie Henderson – ‘Collective Portrait’

Eddie Henderson

Age has not dimmed Henderson. If anything, like a great wine, it has enriched his playing. Read More »