Category Archives: Grammys

Grammy Observations

I don’t usually watch the Grammy Awards, but I really wanted to see The Beach Boys so I tuned in and managed to catch most of it.  Here are some of my thoughts… I liked Katy Perry’s performance. The fact … Continue reading

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Frank Macchia – Son Of Folk Songs For Jazzers (2010, Cacophony, Inc.)

Quick, name your top five Jazz artists.  Easy enough right?  Now name your top five Jazz composers…ok so maybe that’s a little harder because maybe you don’t pay attention to who wrote what.  Now name your top five arrangers…I said … Continue reading

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Esperanza Spalding Is Good For Jazz, Period.

By now many of you have heard that Esperanza Spalding beat Justin Bieber (among others) for Best New Artist at this year’s Grammy Awards.  Hopefully most of you have taken the time to find out who she is.  If you … Continue reading

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