Monthly Archives: May 2019

Declassified Don Cherry at Dartmouth

OR, TWENTY-SIX AOA FLUTES AT DARTMOUTH Don Cherry was artist in residence at Dartmouth in 1970. I wrote something about that, years later, for the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine. On Don’s Blue Lake recording, he plays a wooden flute. In the … Continue reading

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She did it Mxmtoon way

I think this is one of those scooter braun type stories where the artist starts singing in her lving room and positng to youtube and then she has an actual following and someone from the industry reaches out. She did … Continue reading

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I’m not a fan of The National but just bought 4 tickets on AXS for their show at Frost, which is only 2 miles from here;

After less than a minute of their set on Colbert last Tuesday, I had taped and just watched.   That’s the whole item. The show is September 1, which gives me 100 days to bone up on their first 20 … Continue reading

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Palo Alto’s ‘grassy knoll’ of rock and roll

Bo Crane, 67 — a Paly and Stanford grad — is giving a talk at Palo Alto Historical Association next month — their annual dinner — about rock and roll. He published a book or chapbook on such — maybe … Continue reading

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Two weeks later; or 20 hours

  I’m focusing on advancing my shows June 21, with jazzsinger Jane Monheit, and July 6, with blues guitarist Bob Margolin (and guests Jimmy Vivino, and Mitch Woods). Both concerts will be at the new Mitchell Park Community Center El … Continue reading

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May Fete VS Little Feat

1, There’s a small dog, in the parade, with a mini Giants bat; 2, There’s a fat man, in the bath tub, with the blues. 1.a. If you be my Dixie chicken, I’ll be your something something (Tennessee) man… b … Continue reading

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Krasny’s lit bus

Terry, TMW, tagged along Thursday night to hear Michael Krasny’s literature “bus tour” at Stanford Continuing Studies. There were six texts on the syllabus, by four authors: Flannery O’Conner (1925-1964), Eudora Welty (1909-2001), Tennessee Williams and William Faulkner. I read … Continue reading

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