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

Mule variations

OK you can delete this if it’s too tangential or self referential or if I am just persona non grata on these pages: [Palo Alto Weekly, column about dinosaur exhibit at Palo Alto Children’s Museum, by Diana Diamond; in fact … Continue reading

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Earthwise 2022 year in review

Zoh Amba, sax; Jordan Glenn, drums at Mitchell Park Community Center, November, 2022 (in order of appearance) Caroline Davis Quartet – a, a, a (residency) Dan Bern – b Or Bareket Quartet- b  Axon Orchestra- b Matt the Electrician – … Continue reading

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I am a golden god?

Enter Claudius, King of Denmark, Gertrude the Queen; Council: as Polonius; and his son Laertes, Hamlet, cum aliis including Voltemand and Cornelius, but also Mark Kozelek, the Strokes, Steve Miller, Casey Likes, Beth Custer, Weird Al, R0bert Plant, ghosts of … Continue reading

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‘Time After Time’ 1985 to 2022

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Fourteen mostly Black acts at Hardly Strictly

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Earthwise announces 2nd ‘Cutting Contest for Candidates’

In 2018, Earthwise ranked the Palo Alto City Council candidates based on a music contest: Rebecca Eisenberg tied for first; Greer Stone, tied for first; Stephen Lee, third; Cari Templeton, fourth; Burt, Kou, Tanaka, Lauing tied for eighth. (Of those … Continue reading

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Earthwise summer series adds 5 dates

  For a complete list of on-sales (we call it that though the shows are free): https://www.eventbrite.com/d/ca–palo-alto/earthwise/

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Earthwise Music in the Palo Alto parks initiative, summer/fall, 2022

The Waybacks Sunday, July 10, 2022 2 p.m. Amendola Vs Blades Sunday July 17, 2022 2 p.m. Citta Di Vitti Sunday, July 24, 2022 2 p.m. Native Elements Sunday, August 7  14, 2022, 2 pm at Mitchell Park bowl (note … Continue reading

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Report on World Music Day at Lytton Plaza by Earthwise

My “world music day” by Earthwise event at Lytton Plaza on Saturday 6/25/22 went like this: Sylvie Simmons (London/SF) solo ukelele (which is from Hawaii) and voice; originals plus a David Bowie cover, but not “1984” even though it was … Continue reading

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Upcoming Earthwise (9) and otherwise (9)

Saturday, June 25 Marta Sanchez Quintet, 7 p.m. Lytton Plaza, free. Sylvie Simmons, 5 p.m. It’s also George Orwell‘s birthday and doubleplusgood that it is either two shows back to back or Sylvie is opening for Marta and or a co-bill and … Continue reading

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