Monthly Archives: December 2006

Pete Turner’s “The Color of Jazz”

I normally don’t do book reviews, but this book happens to have musical ties. One of my favorite photographers is Pete Turner. Not exactly a household name, unless you’re familiar with many well-known jazz albums in the 60s and 70s. … Continue reading

Posted in Music

Big Brain Academy (DS)

It’s good for your brain, it’s entertaining and it’s cheap. What more could you ask for in a video game? Nintendo’s Big Brain Academy is more than just something to pass the time with–it’s great brain exercise!

Posted in Gaming Corner

A Blast From The Past

I’ve just finished listening to Casey Kasem’s “American Top 40” replay on XM7, and I must say it’s quite a blast to hear a lot of these songs again. I do hear them a bit on XM, but it was … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Radio (Online, XM, AM, FM)

Musician Humor: Q&A

Here’s another installment of my musician jokes. I’ve collected these over the years from various websites and e-mails. This one gives us a few questions and answers to ponder on the quest to musical perfection. Read on!

Posted in Just For Laughs

Bill Withers

I always thought “Use Me” was a cool song with a neat groove. I also used to consider “Lean On Me” a bit of pop fluff. And “Lovely Day” was always a pleasant song. I’d never connected the three songs … Continue reading

Posted in Music