Monthly Archives: September 2016

Peter Stampfel — Holy Rounder

   I hope there is always room in this world for deep, silly, serious goofballs like Peter Stampfel. There’s no telling how he got to be this way, but it seems he began with an unshakeable and unique take on … Continue reading

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Max Richter — Composed and Recomposed

   Max Richter is described as a post-minimalist. That could mean anything, but what’s true is that he did arrive and begin to create after minimalists like Steve Reich and Terry Riley and Phillip Glass. He is a composer who … Continue reading

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Peter Rowan – Howlin’ at the Moon

   Bill Monroe, David Grisman, Richard Greene, Clarence White, Jerry Garcia, Vassar Clements, Tony Rice, and countless others all have Peter Rowan in common. It is said that he was born with a guitar in his hands, which must have … Continue reading

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Guitar Hero — Barry Wedgle

  Documenting the music is important.  In jazz, combinations of musicians come together and break apart so often that bands that have an actual life together are a rarity.  That’s good as it makes for more invention and more creation, … Continue reading

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