Visits the Era Again By Harvey Kubernik The Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles presents Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution, May 7-October 11, 2015, the first comprehensive major exhibition retrospective about the life and career of renowned music industry impresario Bill Graham (1931–1991). Recognized as one of the most influential concert promoters in history, Graham launched […]
Photographer Guy Webster’s iconic photos of Los Angeles’ film and music stars from the 1960s By Harvey Kubernik Big Shots: Rock Legends and Hollywood Icons (Insight Editions / $75.00 / October 2014) is an unparalleled, definitive collection of Guy Webster’s photographs from L.A. in the 1960s, along with his intimate recollections of that era on […]
A new bootleg series release captures some of the Miles Davis’ seminal performances during two decades of the Newport Jazz Festival By Harvey Kubernick Miles Davis’ 20-year association as an artist at impresario George Wein’s renowned Newport Jazz Festival is a thriving tradition that will be celebrated with the release of Miles Davis At Newport […]
Take a look at the high end turntable offerings on display at the midewest’s premier high end audio show By Gary Katayama Why would anyone leave the beautiful spring beach weather in Playa del Rey to go to cold and drizzly Rosemont Illinois? Answer: to go to Axpona, the premier high end audio show in […]
Raise your hand if you have heard, never mind heard of, the theorbo, the shawm, or everyone’s favorite, the sackbut.
These are but a few of the lost Baroque and Elizabethan instruments that Ciaramella brings to life to take us across Europe on an enchanted musical journey of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Don’t jump to judgement: That doesn’t mean that this platter doesn’t rock. Falconieri’s “L’Eroica” builds from a fugue to end with four-chord progression similar to Gene Chandler’s 1961 hit, “Duke of Earl.”