December 5, 2009
In no particular order–
Tessa Souter – Obsession
Bennie Maupin Quartet – Early Reflections
Gretchen Parlato – In A Dream
Chick Corea and John McLaughlin – 5 Peace Band Live
Darcy James Argue – Infernal Machines
Fred Hersch – Plays Jobim
Marcus Strickland – Idiosyncracies
Monterey Quartet – Live at 2007 Monterey Jazz Festival
Ramsey Lewis – Songs From The Heart: Ramsey Plays Ramsey
Sonny Rollins – Road Shows Vol. 1
November 2, 2009
An article in the Independent UK relates a study which concludes that illegal music downloaders spend more on music than those who claim not to illegally download.
With MP3 files less expensive than compact discs music and the convenience of purchasing individual files, I not only gladly pay for my downloads, I purchase more music in a larger range of styles, than ever before. I also admit to making copies for friends who more likely than not, are not acquainted with the tunes I send their way.
Forrester Research states that “We have a generation of young people who don’t have any concept of music as a paid-for commodity.” And unfortunately, there’s no reason to expect that to change.
July 7, 2009
Malcolm Gladwell (‘Blink’) debunks the “all content will be free” mantras of Chris Andersen, in his ‘New Yorker’ review of ‘Free: The Future of a Radical Price’
June 15, 2009
What were they saying about the web, back in 1994? Check out this NBC News story with a pimply Eric Schmidt and pre-contact lenses, Bill Gates.
April 7, 2009
One had almost given up, but a date has finally been announced for the release of the remastered Beatles catalog on CD. And take a look at the very cool packaging.
March 11, 2009
Mashable Music Maelstrom