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if you can hear it and it does not grate your ears, ambient or intentitional with a story melody or not, major and minor chords, the community rather than the industry if possible; if not the answer then a pretty good guess, and the people who live it; basie miller satchmo and the king of all sir duke

Tom Waits Man Man Dave Douglas Sex Mob

Or, An Incomplete Communion: https://www.amazon.com/Solid-Sender-Sex-Mob/dp/B00003OP0Q I spent about 20 minutes listening to four or five cds, from my collection, between 1999 and 2006 or so — and this is 2019, almost 2020. With 20-20 hindsight and more discipline I would … Continue reading

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I kind of like the new Tool, especially for the hand-drums

maybe John Santos — not John Stamos — Anna Conrad was confused –can quickly learn this for our show Friday, September 13, 2019 at Mitchell Park Community Center, unless I am confusing tablas with congas. I could ask him…

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Earthwise Welcomes Molly Tuttle, to The Mitch, Monday, September 30

Molly Tuttle performs a rare hometown concert at Mitchell Park Community Center, Monday, September 30. Tickets are $20 in advance at EventBrite. edit to add: this is selling very briskly. Thanks to Karla Kane of the Palo Alto Weekly for … Continue reading

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Molly Tuttle at Hardly Strictly, 2018

  Palo Altans likely have been following her progress for more than 10 years,  but Molly Tuttle made her debut in 2018 at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in San Francisco. I got a report from my friend who went to Telluride … Continue reading

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Crate-digger: from Creamer and Layton ‘Whoa Tillie’ to Eddy Mitchell ‘Baseball (Anna)’ in five easy paces

Yesterday while in my walk-training I stopped at an estate sale and bought five not necessarily play-able 78 shellacs From a guy name Chris Easton On Marion Street very near where the Ohlone had burial mounds until the 1960s — … Continue reading

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Irving Berlin’s ‘Dorando’ v Valerie Troutt w Maya Kronfeld ‘Dienda’

Irving Berlin’s first hit was not “Alexander’s ragtime band” it was a ditty about the folk hero of the 1908 Olympics the Italian pastry chef named either Dorondo Pietri or Pietri (“Peter”) Dorondo,  Who won the marathon but was disqualified … Continue reading

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Hey, please don’t steal my Sun Kil Moon posters

 Tickets are going pretty fast at Eventbrite  for $20 all ages general admission. Earthwise productions has a total of five shows on sale most at Mitchell Park, The Mitch. There is a free Tom Harrell Quartet jazz concert also available … Continue reading

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