Iconic Birthdays this week that we’ll get to: Janis Joplin, Dolly Parton, Neil Diamond, Warren Zevon, Edwin Starr & Robert Palmer. In the rock n roll history books this week, The Beatles & Dire Straits both released their debut records. We’ll get to outstanding tracks from Firefall, David Bromberg, The Monkees, Anders Osborne, Rolling Stones, Joe Cocker, U2, Derek & the Dominos, James Brown, Jorma Kaukonen, Prince and much more. Please join us, the party starts at Noon right here…Where Great Music Lives…
Jazz at Centenary: Bill Nutt interviews Dan Levinson from the Gypsy Jazz band Fete Manouche who will be appearing at Centenary Stage Co in the Lackland Center on Saturday January 24, 2015 in Hackettstown, NJ.
Centenary College History: Melanie Thiel interviews Dr.
Reunion mythology is a powerful force in the music industry. It can artificially preserve overripe bands past their sell-by date, or rob stellar releases of thoughtful criticism in favor of tireless gossip. Former bandmates pursuing other projects have to shout louder than their own histories to be heard in a new context. The lionization and dramatization of reunions ignores the fundamental alchemy of all music-making, regardless of chronology: that artists find each other and choose each other, out of all the artists in the world, to create something new every time they interact.