Lynne Kiesling Last Saturday was the centenary of the birth of Benjamin J. Goodman, otherwise known as Benny, the King of Swing. His music, and his signature virtuoso clarinet work, changed music forever. To riff off of something my favorite musician said about Buddy Rich, I defy any sentient being not to be moved by … More A century of Benny Goodman
Lynne Kiesling A serious shout out to Orin Kerr at Volokh for pointing out NPR’s live broadcasts from the Village Vanguard. I think the KP Spouse and I may have to listen to the Ravi Coltrane Quartet recording over Memorial Day weekend!
Lynne Kiesling I’m gonna beat Mike to the punch on this one: Weekend 1 of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will include Wynton Marsalis & the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, as well as my local band Wilco! It’s 24-26 April … hmmm, right now the calendar looks open. Have to see if I … More NO Jazz & Heritage lineup