Arkansas Son C. Michael Bailey has been writing about music and literature for 25 years. He is a Senior Contributor for All About Jazz and publisher of the webblog Mercury and Moonshine.... Michael’s day job is spent as a pharmacist/clinical data analyst for a pharmaceutical contract research organization.
Michael believes, but never follows, the old adage that it it better to be quiet and thought a fool than to open one's mouth and relieve all doubt...
The Arkansas General Assembly thinks teaching the Bible in public school smells fine. Oh it smells, all right...
Concord Music Group keeps jazz and blues alive with their acclaimed "Definitive" series.
Does a sanitized version of Twain's masterpieces accomplish anything?
Ten out of ten for Coleen Lee's Scarlatti.
Naxos' Scarlatti set continues.
Papa Haydn and Wagner are both alive an well in 21st Century Beethoven.
"World without End" indeed.
After Beethoven's Third Symphony music was never the same.
They were the first Rock Stars.
The only thing better than a recording of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony is a video performance.