Month: November 2009

  • Don McLean at Birchmere

    Don McLean is one of the greatest songwriters of modern times. In addition to his songs being recognized as great when they first came out, they remain timeless today. The only time I saw him perform live was in the 70’s at the Bottom Line Cabaret. It was a magical night, one that […]

  • Tonight Show Tribute Song

    For those who don’t like to read my long posts (or anything longer than a Tweet), here’s the bottom line (don’t forget, you can make the video play full screen!): httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36IN9OlD-GU You can also share the link with others (right click it and choose copy). The overwhelming majority of posts on this blog […]

  • Spyro Gyra at Blue Note

    I’ve been listening to Smooth Jazz for 30 years. I own nearly all of the CDs/LPs from my favorite performers. Until a few years ago, the only two that I had seen live were Earl Klugh, who I saw in 1981 in Carnegie Hall, and Chuck Mangione at Radio City Music Hall around […]

  • CMA Writers Series at Joe’s Pub

    Last night was our 12th CMA Songwriters Series show at Joe’s Pub. We look forward to all of them (and buy our tickets the minute the shows are announced). We were even more excited about last night’s show when our friend in Nashville told us that Jessi Alexander was very special. Since this […]