Posts Tagged ‘music’
Lang Lang became interested in classical music the same way that many of us took our first interest in it: through Saturday morning cartoons.
On its new seven-song album, Like I Do, Backside Pick delivers a tight, scholarly mix of sounds, including something reminiscent of a high school marching band, with trumpet, trombone, and saxophone.
For more than one generation of fans, the blues “belonged” to old black men with slurred voices.
When this CD arrived on my desk, I have to admit I wanted to like the music.
In today’s saturated music market, formula means everything. A flim-flam here or a stop-time there might be the difference between fame and obscurity. Most listeners, whether they’re aware of it or not, judge pop mu...
Fort Worth singer-songwriter Collin Herring’s Past Life Crashing has been a long train running and a long time coming.
For a few months a couple of years ago, Collin Herring’s home court was the Aardvark, a popular rock bar by the campus of Texas Christian University.
Influenced almost equally by mystic poets and American rock and psychedelic music, Haale’s full-length debut, No Ceiling, isn’t quite inner-directed “trance” music, but it is akin to that soporific (or, ...
With her new album, sylph-like singer-songwriter April Geesbreght returns to good health — and music.
It’s been four years since singer-songwriter April Geesbreght released her last CD, the introspective, folk-inflected In Other Words.
Take the elevator down to the 4th Street basement where the Scat Jazz Lounge lives these days, and you’ll find the night-blooming flower of jazz thriving under the dim lights.
A lot of burgeoning artists are fortunate enough to inherit their parents’ record collections and discover music they missed during its first go-around.