Album Picks

April 2018 Album Picks

Sep 20, 2018

My album pick for this month is the self-titled  Nadja Salerno- Sonnenberg, Sergio and  Odair Assad ( Classical Violin & Guitar Selections).  Nonesuch Records 1999 on CD.  It consists of two guitars and one violin playing incredibly virtuosic, passionate music.

March, 2018 Album Picks

Sep 17, 2018

Alon’s Pick

One of my favorite jazz albums of all time. Nothing fancy, just a great, straight-ahead toe-tapping jam, recorded beautifully at a live session with a very interactive audience.

February, 2018 Album Picks

Sep 16, 2018

Larry’s Pick

In keeping with the blues theme again this month my music pick is one of my favorite blues players, Buddy Guy.  Buddy’s been on the blues scene for decades including playing on last month’s Muddy Waters Folk Singer pick.  

January, 2018 Album Picks

Sep 15, 2018

Larry’s Pick

Ready for some post-holiday blues?  Don’t let the title of this album fool you, this ain’t no folk music, this is Muddy Waters playing the blues pure and simple. 

Sophia Pfister: Birdcage, by David Hicks

Aug 06, 2018

Sophia Pfister

Birdcage

 

 

Sophia Pfister: model, painter, poet, composer, musician, singer,

David’s Analogology: Recommended LP

Dec 01, 2016

David Hicks’s Analog Record Review (full):

I was originally going to recommend one of my latest acquisitions, a Ralph Towner LP that I picked up over Thanksgiving week at a used record store in Ft Bragg.

Analogology: Stories from the Vinyl Frontier~ by David Hicks

Oct 27, 2016

Episode 1: A Joyful Noise ~ by David Hicks

My album recommendation for the month of November 2016 is one that first appeared in my home via the US Mail at the beginning of August.

Recommended Music

Jul 20, 2016

In case you missed the last newsletter, I started a monthly column with music selections from our leadership team. The idea was to start a conversation between us all where we can share our favorite music.

OK, I’m hooked…on Black Dub

Feb 17, 2011

Black Dub is a relatively new musical collaboration brought together by accomplished producer Daniel Lanois (think Joshua Tree). The result is a Simply Red-esque powerhouse of New Orleans soul,

Silverman’s Mastery of Beethoven Continues

Sep 23, 2010

– Guest Post by Ori Mizrahi-Shalom –

A week after the first solo concert, Robert Silverman played the second evening of Beethoven sonatas.