Monthly Archives: February 2015

Betty Carter – Her Highness

  Her voice, its pace and tone and heart takes me wherever it is she’s going and will not let go. It is such a unique sound and style. Excited and exuberant, but also throaty and smooth like a dark … Continue reading

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Polka – Curse or Cure-all?

   It’s a simple matter of heaving your weight to one side, in three short steps. 1 – 2 – 3. Then, to the other side. 1 – 2 – 3. Turn slowly through the six total steps. Repeat endlessly. … Continue reading

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Del and the Boys

    What about Del? That voice – high nasal, improbable. That energy – sincere, soft and southern, with an edge that lets you know he means everything he says. And, his sense of family, not just the fact that it’s … Continue reading

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