Sunday , December 3 2023


Music Reviews: Jimi Hendrix at the Hollywood Bowl, Plus Little Feat, Jon Dee Graham, the Resonant Rogues, and Danny O’Keefe

Jimi Hendrix-Hollywood Bowl

Reviews: a previously unissued 1967 Jimi Hendrix concert plus albums from Little Feat, Jon Dee Graham, Resonant Rogues, and Danny O'Keefe.

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Music Reviews: Cranberries, plus Lee Gallagher, the Three O’Clock, Sylvia Tyson, and Emma Wilson

Cranberries-To the Faithful Departed

Reviews of an expanded edition of the Cranberries' "To the Faithful Departed," plus CDs from Lee Gallagher, the Three O'Clock, Sylvia Tyson, and Emma Wilson.

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Music Reviews: Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ‘Fyfty,’ plus Leon Rosselson, Half Stack, Robert Finley, and Chest Fever

Lynyrd Skynyrd-Fyfty

A box set collects highlights from Lynyrd Skynyrd's career; plus reviews of CDs from Leon Rosselson, Half Stack, Robert Finley, and Chest Fever.

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Book and Music Reviews: ‘Bob Dylan: Mixing Up the Medicine,’ plus the Third Mind, Robert Rex Waller Jr., and Luke LeBlanc

BOB DYLAN book jacket

'Bob Dylan: Mixing Up the Medicine' is a terrific new book that contains previously unseen writings, drawings, handwritten lyrics, photos, and essays.

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Concert Review: ‘Kammerraku Promise’ – Cassatt String Quartet with Yoko Reikano Kimura (Koto) and James Nyoraku Schlefer (Shakuhachi)

Cassatt String Quartet with Yoko Reikano Kimura, koto and James Nyoraku Schlefer, Shakuhachi

Kyo-Shin-An Arts brought together the venerable Cassatt String Quartet with masters of the shakuhachi, the traditional bamboo flute, and the koto, the Japanese zither, for a scintillating concert.

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Music Reviews: Tom Waits Reissues, plus Wilco, the Brother Boys, Logan Ledger, and a Nanci Griffith Tribute

Tom Waits-Swordfishtrombones-Cover

All five Tom Waits reissues offer evidence of Waits’s singular talent via soundscapes that draw on everything from blues, Kurt Weill, and carnival music to Captain Beefheart, sea shanties, and jazz.

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