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Together Again Palo Alto smokin’

Thanks are due to the following musicians for being Together Again Palo Alto, in order of appearance: Steve Poltz, Dayna Stephens, Genius Wesley, Lucas Vesley, Michael Aaberg, Marco Peris, Will Magid, Morgan Nilsen, Inspector Gadje, Mads Tolling, Colin Hogan, Eric … Continue reading

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Earthwise announces free concert series as part of Mayor’s ‘Together Again Palo Alto’ project

Mayor Tom Dubois, whose music bona fides include being the “Band Dad” for the Gunn High orchestra during his son’s formative years and now being engaged to a jazz singer, asked me to help out his “Together Again Palo Alto” … Continue reading

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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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Shout out to Jeff Parker and Aretha Franklin sample song

I have Jeff’s phone number, and that of his agent. Mark my words, he will lead a band in Palo Alto soon. Recently I named, as part of a poll I took, his band Tortoise as one of my five … Continue reading

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Thinking about Jeff Parker’s mother for 3 minutes on my 56th birthday while sitting in a diner trying to not hear monsters and men in the House system, awaiting corned beef hash and eggs, sipping coffee and NOT at the gym

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Or: Suite For Max Brown 2020 International Anthem Nonesuch VS “tell her that I miss our little talks” 2011

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Earthwise onsales include Elvin Bishop, Charlie Musselwhite and CJ Chenier, thru March

Mark Weiss and Earthwise produce community-oriented concerts of various genre in Palo Alto, mostly at the Mitchell Park Community Center. Onsale at Eventbrite: Matt The Electrician, Sylvie Simmons, Saturday, November 16 at Cubberley Community Center Room H-1, $15; Dave Douglas … Continue reading

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Jeff Parker with Dave King, Scott Colley, Jason Lindner and Marquis Hill

Great show last night at The Stanford Jazz Workshop. Highlights included “Freakadelic” by Jeff Parker, off his Trio cd; and Jason Lindner’s “Monserrati” which he said is about a church on an Andrew hill in Bogota. They are pretty finicky … Continue reading

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Amendola vs Blades vs Parker vs Skerik vs Palo Alto

The band known as Amendola vs. Blades vs. Parker vs. Skerik performs a free show Saturday, March 30, 2019 8 p.m. at Palo Alto Art Center Auditorium presented by Earthwise Productions. Doors, 7:30 p.m. Program is 8 to 9:30 one … Continue reading

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Dan Hicks, ‘I Scare Myself’ w. Terry Allen, ‘Shaking Man’

Dan Hicks wrote and recorded a song “I Scare Myself”. Terry Allen, a visual artist and musician, has a statue at Yerba Buena Gardens in SF, depicting a man whose hands shake so much that in this dimension it looks … Continue reading

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Annette Gordon-Reed a good read

I believe I was first hipped to Annette Gordon-Reed via the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine. “The Hemingese of Monticello: An American Family” came out in 2008, but I just got my paws on it last week, from the new Mitchell Center … Continue reading

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