Category Archives: nola

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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Pinetop and Henry announce four-hand residency* at The Gatehouse: stone angels weep, then ‘boogie’

*nina Simone appears on some dates. Always call venue day of show to confirm. Limited seating.

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Henry Butler, 69

It’s appropriate if the New York Times ran Henry’s obituary on July 4 because he was an American original. I just sent out some thoughts to another of his former agents or managers, and left two voice mail to total … Continue reading

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May 24 Willie Mays

Willie Mays by David Leventhal by Plastic Alto

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Fake news about Trombone Shorty

Or, ‘WYSIATI’ is the new ‘Where Y’at?’ BIG EASY STAR ALIGNS WITH BLUE NOTE RECORDS Emergency-preparedness-workers and volunteers are prepping for “the big one”, the confluence of the Trombone Shorty show at Mountain Winery (12 miles from San Andreas Fault) … Continue reading

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