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June 26, 2009 · Briefs

Remembering two giants

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August 15, 2008 · Links

Who said all Yanks are xenophobes?

From NPR’s Weekend Edition, a great tale of a departing US ambassador who left Peruvians with a special gift: a [...]

August 2, 2008 · Briefs

Funk Festival at Nathan Phillips Square

Daryl Brown (biological son of James) and Fred Thomas (an original bassist) perform with the Soul Generals in the Luminato [...]

July 24, 2008 · Briefs

Maceo Parker

This shot was not supposed to be. When my gf and I entered the Docks, the security saw both of [...]

July 20, 2008 · Briefs

Al Green

(awful picture – I was just taking a test shot and was planning to shoot more during the encore but… [...]

July 12, 2008 · Links

Feist on Sesame Street

Feist on Sesame Street: But if you think this is strange, there’s this earlier video of Stevie Wonder doing an [...]

May 12, 2008 · Briefs

Muxtape samplings

Muxtape is probably the best thing to hit the internet since Napster. Here are a few that caught my ear: [...]

February 21, 2008 · Reading

Jimi Hendrix: The Intimate Story of a Betrayed Musical Legend (Sharon Lawrence)

A loose biography of Jimi Hendrix, as told by Sharon Lawrence, a close friend of Hendrix when he was alive. [...]

January 7, 2008 · Reading

Singing in a strange land: C.L. Franklin, the Black church and the transformation of America (Nick Salvatore)

Fantastic biography of Aretha’s father, the legendary preacher C. L. Franklin. Everyone knows how Aretha is the “Queen of Soul” [...]