A Blog Supreme
12:48 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Around The Jazz Internet: Aug. 31, 2012

Drummer Jimmy Cobb plays at the 2012 Heineken Jazzaldia, the international jazz festival in San Sebastian, Spain.
Rafa Rivas AFP/Getty Images

Next Wednesday: Matt Wilson's Arts and Crafts Live at the Village Vanguard. But first, these news:

  • Larry Blumenfeld, a very good writer, has a new jazz blog up at the site.
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Deceptive Cadence
10:53 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Candidate Up By 4.33 Points

Pablo Helguera

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 2:52 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 5 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of composer John Cage.

Got an idea for a classical cartoon, or a reaction to this one? Leave your thoughts in the comments section.

Pablo Helguera is a New York-based artist working with sculpture, drawing, photography and performance. You can see more of his work at Artworld Salon and on his own site.

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Music Reviews
10:31 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Shoes: After 18 Years, The Power-Pop Band Re-Ignites

Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri August 31, 2012 3:16 pm

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Mountain Stage
9:56 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Matthew Sweet On Mountain Stage

Matthew Sweet performs on Mountain Stage.
Brian Blauser Mountain Stage

Power-pop icon Matthew Sweet returns to Mountain Stage, recorded live in Charleston, W.V. To music fans who spent time watching MTV or listening to FM radio in the fall of 1991, Sweet needs no introduction: His song "Girlfriend," along with its innovative video, was inescapable — and, most importantly, sounded like nothing else on the airwaves at the time.

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The Record
7:03 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Remembering Chris Lighty, Hip-Hop Leader And My Friend

Chris Lighty with party guests in 2004.
Johnny Nunez WireImage

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 6:16 pm

He was a big man, Chris Lighty.

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