Jazz Blog

Willie & Wynton

Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis made for a simpatico pairing when they began making music together in 2007. The trumpeter welcomed the country music legend to Jazz at Lincoln Center, (in Bambino terms, The House that Wynton Built), for an intensive week of rehearsals and performances that Blue Note released as Two Men With the Blues.

Classical Blog

SSO and BSO

This past weekend was a big one for orchestras in Massachusetts. On Saturday evening my colleague John Nowacki gave his first pre-concert talk for the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and was witness to a season opening concert he called splendid and “breathtaking.”

Audiofiles

Deep Sea Fishing

On August 12th, I journeyed out to Cape Cod for my first deep sea fishing trip. While on board, I spoke to the crew and fellow passengers ...