Last night’s rain has cooled down the temperature to the mid 70s, so it’s a beautiful morning for your drive out to the mountain for Wakarusa 2012. The music is scheduled to begin in the early afternoon today and go through Sunday night, and there are so many awesome and unique bands it’s hard to choose which shows to see.
I spent my entire weekend at DelFest thinking of a musician who wasn't even on the lineup: Doc Watson.. I had heard of his declining health just before I departed for the festival. I overheard many at DelFest expressing their own concern. It appears we all had a feeling, sadly. I wish we'd have been wrong.
This June, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem continues to offer a wide range of top quality free programming and affordable concerts from jazz’s most celebrated musicians, educators and historians.For Harlem Speaks, our flagship public program of oral histories, we have vocalist Michael Mwenso.Jazz for Curious Listeners is devoted to musical world of Ralph Ellison, who wrote brilliantly about Lester Young, Walter Page's Blue Devils and the others he heard in his native Oklahoma City, and also about Minton's Playhouse.Our Saturday Panel thi