If you are a regular listener to my "Sittin' At The Crossroad" show then you
most certainly know Big Daddy O' (Owen Tufts). Recent O' was hit hard with
blood clots in his lungs. He had clot in all five lobes. He spent the better
part of a week in Loly Kemp Hospital (Charity...
It's time for my at least 25th annual Food Show. So on Tuesday the 24th, all
of the songs will be about food or have a type of food in the title. It's my
way of ringing in the holiday season so don't tune in hungry.
Story by Sharon Armstrong.
The thing about Jimmy Crowley --consummate storyteller, songwriter, song
collector, musician, and ethnographer -- is that you never quite know what
you will get.
Crowley has been at the center of the Irish folk music scene since the
Tonight 11/17/09 on the Kitchen Sink, after some preview music for Stanton
Moore's James Black gig at Chickie Wah Wah and Loyola, Neko Case, and Dan
Auerbach/Justin Townes Earle, we'll put on a bale of jazz from 1959, possibly
the greatest year of recorded music ever. Dig ...
I will include an hour tribute to Johnny Mercer on Jazz Roots to celebrate
what would have been his 100th birthday. I will focus on Johnny as a
songwriter and Johnny as a singer. Join us and learn more about this
Last week, I embarked on playing some Percy Mayfield to celebrate his poetic
nature. As is often the case, plans changed, so I only got through a portion
of his music. This week I fix that.
Following Percy Mayfield will be an all out Night Tripper throwdown. Dr. John
Thanksgiving is by far the nation's most boring holiday. Even the main event
- gorging on food is compromised by the selection. Turkey' tastes like
plywood and the second and third place finishers, potatoes and stuffing, are
only edible if covered in gravy fat.
Even the ...
Brilliant jazz saxophonist Wessell "Warmdaddy" Anderson will appear tonight
(Thursday, November 12th at 8 and 10 p.m.) at Snug Harbor along with Victor
Adkins (p), Ed Perkins (s), Troy Davis (d) and Roland Guerin (b) in what
promises to be incredible shows.
On Wednesday, P...