Category: Music

May 15, 2019 Jeff No comments exist

This particularly well-done video is both visually compelling but seeks to explain some things I have been wrestling with since I became aware of it in late 2013. I have not been a good jazz fan, in fact, I only really gravitate towards the most accessible jazz albums and artists. Since becoming more aware of…

December 9, 2018 Jeff 4 comments

Steely Dan, a band like no other. If you are a music fan you most likely have an opinion of them. You may not have known much about jazz, but they heavily brought it to the masses in the FM world of the seventies. You might have been immersed into the sounds of southern California singer-songwriters,…

November 10, 2018 Jeff No comments exist

Recently our friends were visiting us for the weekend. They mentioned their son Andrew Van Vlear won a guitar in a contest. Since I am a big fan of their son’s musicianship — he specializes in piano and guitar but also tends to enjoy including the “other” instruments, banjo and accordion (of course). Here’s the story about a…

October 19, 2018 Jeff 2 comments

You know Iggy Pop, don’t you? The one from the Stooges? The one from Jim Jarmusch’s “Coffee and Cigarettes” with Mr. T. Waits at a diner? It’s worth a view. or, from the other Jarmusch/Iggy/Jim Osterberg connection, the doc “Gimme Danger” or from the article below… Iggy Pop’s bonkers contract rider: Seven dwarves, dressed up as…

October 1, 2018 Jeff 2 comments

more streaming options… I have fun with this one occasionally; David Byrne Radio is his very eclectic playlists and sound mixes put out on a regular basis. Sometimes they’re too much. Other times, just right.