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As any good soundtrack should, Honeydripper helps bring the movie to life by creating, along with the scenery and the actors, the atmosphere that...

Doctor’s Blues

He's feeling fine, he's been cancer-free since undergoing treatment several months ago, and he's still playing, writing, and producing. But last week, legendary Fort...

The Crash That Took Me

Why is everybody so nostalgic all the time? Are they worried that nothing in the present or future will be as good as what happened...

Wynton Marsalis

Good jazz is based on emotion. At its best, it colors outside the lines. Standards become starting points for interpretations that are often, as on...

Solo Voce

Ad-libbing a new ending to a Mozart concerto changed Jordan Critz' world - not to mention his standing in the piano competition in which...

Newness En Route

Anglophilia here in the States usually - and annoyingly - takes the form of obsession with the royal family. Prince William washed his hair...

The Red Herrings

As fans of both The White Stripes and progressive classic rock, The Red Herrings - guitarist-singer Joe Hill and drummer-backup vocalist Matt Lombard, plus...

Trout Fishing in America

On Who Knows What We Might Do, the popular, three-time Grammy-nominated "kids' duo" Trout Fishing in America produces itself for the first time and...

Hall of FWame

Like most cities, Fort Worth has a rich musical heritage. But for whatever reason, when the national mainstream media talk about music, our lovely...

Lou Vargo

These days, a CD titled American Disaster might sound like a political statement. On Lou Vargo's new EP by that name, though, it's a raw...