We deserve this swinging celebration: Big Band Holiday at NoHo’s El Portal Dec. 18 & 19

A swinging Christmas celebration is coming! The Big Band Alumni are incredible musicians who played with the greatest Big Bands of all time, like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Count ... Continue Reading →

ALMOST FAMOUS: EXPANDED LIMITED-EDITION UBER BOX SET

  Fictional rock ‘n’ roll does not have a very successful history. Whether in books or on screen, the few gems that exist are noteworthy. Two decades on, it is evident that ... Continue Reading →

Count Me In

We continue to live in the golden age and perhaps platinum age of music documentaries. If you are a music nut, you can swim endlessly in the documentaries on offer. If you are only ... Continue Reading →

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real – Sold Out at The Belly Up

The Belly Up scored a coup, booking Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real for two sold out shows. The band’s latest album A Few Stars Apart spent six non-consecutive weeks at #1 on ... Continue Reading →

Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase the Blues Away

The sound of birds, free from the constraints of gravity or society, were Buddy Guy’s first musical influence. John Lee Hooker was his second. This lovingly assembled documentary ... Continue Reading →

Return to Normal? Yes! Summer Concert Hot Tips 2021

Yes, it appears that with a healthy dollop of optimism (and a bit of trepidation) we are moving toward a summer concert season. The venues are starting to fill out their calendars, ... Continue Reading →

K-MOZART, the music lovers’ concert station

 An old friend has come back to embrace the joy of classical music with the relaunch of classical “K-Mozart” KMZT (1260 AM) Los Angeles on May 1, 2021. The station comes from Saul ... Continue Reading →

The Who Really Sell Out – Super Deluxe Edition

In many ways the original December 1967 release was a transitional album. “Transitional” is often used in a simplistic way when you can’t slide an album easily into the band’s ... Continue Reading →