Category Archives: music

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

Coming soon: CJ Chenier at Mitchell Park, with Dartmouth Coast Orchestra and MC Lars

onsale right about now

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In my run-up to my eARThwise Charlie mUSslewhite show, 2 more cites of other Palo Alto hits

I have noted herein, at Plastic Alto, that Charlie Musselwhite, the focal point and hopefully vocal pointman of my Earthwise event Sunday at Palo Alto JCC, played a show years ago at The Big Beat, also on San Antonio Road. … Continue reading

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Helen Foley, songwriter and bassist, was my neighbor for the first ten years of her life, a very quiet girl, with big, beautiful eyes

I’m a newbie to the whole Molly Tuttle / Gryphon / Redwood Bluegrass vortex but in it with a passion, so I totally tripped out when I recognized the former little girl from next door, all growed up and plugging … Continue reading

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I’m struttin’ my stuff y’all VS ‘sits…(and) slouches’ (but BIG FUN, nonetheless); or, I am a ‘transparent eye-ball’ VS I have big ears

Thanks for coming, for reaching out and for raising the question about the staging per se of Earthwise Productions at The Mitchell Park Community Center, El Palo Alto Room. I’ve done 10 shows in the room. My plan — although … Continue reading

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Maria Muldaur VS Gogo Yubari

Sam and I were on our way to see Mitch Woods at Pour House in San Jose and we decided to park at Chavez Plaza and we saw a bunch of people in costumes. About an hour later, we took … Continue reading

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Maria Maita picked to click

For me, meeting a Portland musicians means dropping names like Tucker Martine, Hershel Yatovitz, Jim Brunberg and Dao Strom. She responded something about Daniel Lanois.

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Charlie Musselwhite 1981 Fairfax as preview for Charlie Musselwhite 2018 Palo Alto

I’m thrilled to be presenting Charlie Musselwhite in Palo Alto on December 29 — only 19 days away! I found this early video, from 1981, in Fairfax, California — Marin County, not too far from what has been Charlie’s stomping … Continue reading

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