Category Archives: nola

Tantalizing blues double header two hours from my home today: Corey ‘Roar He’ w ‘Ruthie Truth She’

  Corey Harris (and Guy Davis) are playing the Sebastopol community center tonite. Thirty miles south east, but same neck of the woods, three hours earlier, at 4, Ruthie Foster stirs it up at Rancho Nicasio. Although I have been … Continue reading

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Pinetop and Henry announce four-hand residency* at The Gatehouse: stone angels weep, then ‘boogie’

*nina Simone appears on some dates. Always call venue day of show to confirm. Limited seating.

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Henry Butler, 69

It’s appropriate if the New York Times ran Henry’s obituary on July 4 because he was an American original. I just sent out some thoughts to another of his former agents or managers, and left two voice mail to total … Continue reading

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May 24 Willie Mays

Willie Mays by David Leventhal by Plastic Alto

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Fake news about Trombone Shorty

Or, ‘WYSIATI’ is the new ‘Where Y’at?’ BIG EASY STAR ALIGNS WITH BLUE NOTE RECORDS Emergency-preparedness-workers and volunteers are prepping for “the big one”, the confluence of the Trombone Shorty show at Mountain Winery (12 miles from San Andreas Fault) … Continue reading

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Allen Touissant, 1938-2015

(I heard a KPFA dj named Tim Lynch back-announce a set of Toussaint covers last night and immediately pulled over in my car to find via hand-held the announcemnet in Times of New York and then drove by a magazine … Continue reading

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1234 Big Chief want wood cube D4 alarm clock

$30 at kikkerland 8668225571

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