Category Archives: Jazz/ Other

Album of the Evening- Phone Power

Album of the Evening- They Might Be Giants, Phone Power I feel old when I think about how long ago the album Flood was released, that has most of the songs I really know from They Might Be Giants. But, … Continue reading

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Tunes of the Day: Postmodern Jukebox

Have you heard any of the Postmodern Jukebox videos yet on youtube? One is floating around social media now, a cover of Radiohead’s “Creep” performed by Haley Reinhart. ¬†Haley is one of those uber-talented singers who got eliminated from a … Continue reading

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Weekly 20 Songs: 13 November 2014

Weekly playlists are back!!! I am never sure how many people ever listen to the songs I list on these posts, but I like making them, and I need more new music in my life again, which was what the … Continue reading

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Quartet for the End of Time, by Messiaen

This lovely, very modern sounding work, more jazz than classical, is one of the nice things that emerged out of the ugliness of WW2. Olivier Messiaen composed this piece for the 4 instruments that were available in the German POW … Continue reading

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Brian Jones: The Making of the Rolling Stones

Biographies are the 10th Doctor’s favorite books, and I’m sure Paul Trynka’s new biography Brian Jones: The Making of the Rolling Stones was on the Doctor’s reading list. I actually received a free copy of this book through the Goodreads … Continue reading

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30 Days of Favorites (Colorado) Day 6: Bad Brad and the Fat Cats

Bad Brad and the Fat Cats are one of the top young blues bands in the world right now, having played in the finals for the International Blues Challenge this past January, and they happen to be a Greeley, Colorado … Continue reading

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30 Days of Favorites (Colorado) Day 1: Mama Lenny and the Remedy

Next weekend is FoCoMX in Fort Collins, so this is a great day to start such a series. Mama Lenny & the Remedy- Home Town: Fort Collins, Colorado Genre Range: R&B/Funk/Soul/Blues/Rock/Pop Websites: Facebook-https://www.facebook.com/mamalennyandtheremedy Official band website-http://www.mamalennyandtheremedy.com/ Today’s band in this … Continue reading

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Weekly Playlist Special Edition: George

In light of the terrible, sudden loss of one of the Celtic Thunder singers, George Donaldson, who died yesterday, this week’s playlist is 15 songs, all Celtic Thunder, focusing on songs George sang. There will be more Irish music coming … Continue reading

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RIP George Donaldson (Feb 1, 1968 – Mar 12, 2014)

What a way to start a day! For the first hour or so after the news broke on George Donaldson’s website, Thunderheads and all the rest of his fans have been hoping that the sudden news of his passing was … Continue reading

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March Calendar Highlights, Week 1

The first week of every month is a bit crazy. Everyone plans their recurring events on the ‘first Monday’, ‘first Friday’, etc. so there is always something going on every night of the first 7 days of every month. Here … Continue reading

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