Music : Society & Culture & Entertainment
With all of the joy that has sprung from rockabilly music, it's sometimes difficult to fathom the tragedy that seems to have plagued the early pioneers. Many of the greatest rockabilly artists had their careers--and in many cases their lives--cut short by accidental injury and death. Many other
A review of the Sylvie Courvoisier and Mark Feldman Duo at the 2011 Undead JazzFest, from a show at Littlefield in Brooklyn on Saturday, June 25th.
Throughout the 1920s, blues, gospel and country music could be found playing in most rural areas, while jazz styles such as Dixieland, swing and big band dominated the city scenes. The decade's stars included Louis Armstrong, Ira Gershwin, Jelly Roll Morton and Bessie Smith. Several websites offer o
Many latent talents among the youngsters goes unexplored due to lack of exposure. The web portals across the internet have made it unimaginably easy for talented youths to showcase their performances. The huge human population ...
Reviews of Asylum Street Spankers' Mommy Says No! and Sugar Free Allstars' Dos Ninos.
The reason we invest in a Hi-Fi system is to allow the music to take us as close as possible to the original event, we carefully select the CD player we prefer most - connect it to the amplifier of our choice and finally to the speakers. We know every component is a valuable link in the chain, if on
In the world of hip-hop, there are numerous elements involved in the creation, production and release of a vibrant track. The most vital being the music. If you subtract the lyrical flow from a banging track, you have what's known as a hip-hop instrumental.
Roland's VS-2480 digital audio workstation is an all-in-one desktop recording studio. With a built-in hard drive, it is capable of performing all functions needed to record, overdub and mix complete song projects. As with any multitrack project, many ideas are tossed around and it can be convenient
Regarding your child's piano progress, do you (a) feel personally embarrassed if your child is not progressing as fast as you think they should; (b) want your child to do their best; or (c) feel that it doesn't really matter how your child is doing, as lessons aren't that important an
Fingerstyle jazz guitarist Martin Taylor plays on a level very few guitar players have ever reached. Often sounding like two guitarists playing at once, his list of awards is as impressive as his playing!
Though "dirty dancing" is not a formal dance like the rhumba or the waltz, it has gained in popularity since 1987, when the film of the same title was released. This perennial dance craze involves moving your hips loosely and employing occasional pelvic-grinding gestures in the direction of your dan