Album Picks

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




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.

Silverman Masterful in Audio High Concert Series

Sep 14, 2010

— Guest Post by Ori Mizrahi-Shalom —

Background.  Many of us know pianist Robert Silverman through the Stereophile CD projects. In those,