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World premiere of ‘There Is Something On Your Mind’ video featuring Nancy Wright, on Lions With Wings, an online initiative of concert promoter Earthwise Productions of Palo Alto

Earthwise Productions has released a video, made by Kid Andersen’s Greaseland Studios of San Jose, as part of its Lions With Wings initiative. The 8-minute video features six performers in isolation, an accomodation to the Covid-19 virus, but is edited … Continue reading

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Lions with Wings, Lvvvv, June 19, 2020 thru June 19, 2021 via WordPress and Bandcamp

BLUF — BOTTOM LINE UP FRONT: I am starting a record label of sorts, due to Covid, starting with performers who had been booked into my concert series; the name references a landmark on the Stanford campus and or the … Continue reading

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Protected: Revenge of the frog

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‘Philadelphia Freedom’, The Philadelphia Experiment — Ahmir Thompson, Christian McBride, Uri Caine VS ‘Bright Mississippi’ by Monk Quartet

I’ve been thinking about Monk.BLUF Not sure my tech devices get me any closer to the urban or southrern or blacker essenses of these jazz places, from my insular and easy suburban shelter and place. Still trying to train my … Continue reading

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

onsale right about now edit to add, March 9 — Dartmouth College has cancelled the spring tour of its jazz band and therefore their appearance at Palo Alto. McLArs follwed suit, but is asking to be rescheduled, likely as a … Continue reading

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‘Mendocino County Line’ Willie Nelson Leanne Womack by Bernie Taupin VS ‘Mendocino’ Sir Douglas Quintet by Doug Sahm

Fortythree cds stand out, recent acquisitons or somehow important (more so that the boxes I donated to the Palo Alto library — ironically, I buy cds back from the Mitchell Park library sale, especially when I am loading in a … Continue reading

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Improv trio to crash The Mitch

A trio of improvisational instrumentalists comprising Scott Amendola, drums; Trevor Dunn, upright bass and Phillip Greenlief clarinet convene Friday, October 11 at The Mitch, as part of the ongoing Earthwise Productions assault on the normal comfy tranquility of South Palo … Continue reading

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Seasons of the Mitch; or Woods that it were so simple

Someone sent me an old photo from 1991 with Mitch Woods, Johnny Sansone two others and Bob Margolin. I also shot Mitch Woods last year in downtown Palo Alto. In between, from his website, promoting a new life album, are … Continue reading

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A nice thing

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Tantalizing blues double header two hours from my home today: Corey ‘Roar He’ w ‘Ruthie Truth She’

  Corey Harris (and Guy Davis) are playing the Sebastopol community center tonite. Thirty miles south east, but same neck of the woods, three hours earlier, at 4, Ruthie Foster stirs it up at Rancho Nicasio. Although I have been … Continue reading

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