Monthly Archives: September 2010

South Sound Jazzed Over Lonnie Mardis Debut CD “About the Day”

Mardis describes the concert offering of original music as “an interesting blend of jazz, blues, rock and classical influences. Among his influencers are Thelonius Monk, Joe Henderson, Jerome Kern, Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix and the Northwest’s seminal garage rock band, The Fabulous Wailers.

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Trevor Finlay Performs at Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Trevor Finlay performs at Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research Sunday September 26th The Factory at Franklin’s Liberty Hall   Trevor Finlay sharing the stage for a great cause with Kix Brooks, Steve Cropper, … Continue reading

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Is Vegas The Right Venue For Grimm

Just a few quick words on the outcome of the America’s Got Talent finale, Sept. 15. The outcome of this show was a good illustration of why talent shows decided by the viewing public aren’t always spot on. Michael Grimm … Continue reading

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In The Hands of the Fans…How’s This Workin’ For You?

So much is written every day about the power of the music industry being in the hands of the fans, I’m wondering how that’s working out. I’m just sayin’ both sides of the camp seem a little guarded…unless of course you happen … Continue reading

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Vision Problems? Here’s An Rx

All children devise strategies for themselves to recognize and learn certain types of information with more clarity than through the lens parents and schools use to teach.  My oldest daughter astounded me when she was 2 years old and told me we had … Continue reading

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Taking The High Road

Okay America, it’s time to speak your mind. So listen up! America’s got talent all over the place. In outdoor festivals, clubs, performing arts venues, parks, and churches – live music is blowin’ in the wind. Next time you go … Continue reading

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Who’s Side Are You On Anyway?

In this morning’s news thread via MSN Music News http://music.msn.com/music/newthisweek/ was a post by an indie musician who is clearly attempting to get a career off the ground. The article dishes on the touted careers of Sara Bareilles, Interpol, Stone Sour, Robyn, and Jerry Lee … Continue reading

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