Jazz Blog

Dave McKenna

The fall classic has passed, this year's capped by a scintillating Game 7, the brilliant pitching of a new folk hero, Madison Bumgarner, ...

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.”

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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 about their experiences.