Category Archives: Music

Dave Takes Five Forever

As I was listening to NPR this morning, they interrupted their broadcast with  the news that Jazz Icon Dave Brubeck has died of heart failure this morning just a day shy of his 92nd birthday.  He was en route to … Continue reading

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Alex Chadwick’s 100 Riffs

I was making brunch in the kitchen this morning when I heard an interview of Alex Chadwick on NPR’s Weekend Edition.  He’s a wonderfully talented guitarist from Chicago, who performed 100 riffs on his guitar, all in one fluid take, … Continue reading

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Sing Poetic

I came across a homework my daughter had submitted to her English teacher when she was a high school freshman. (I was cleaning out some drawers!) The class was asked to bring a song from whatever era or genre, that … Continue reading

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