BALTIMORE JAZZ SCENE 1975-76

I picked up this up from a local vintage store: the annual publication by Baltimore’s Left Bank Jazz Society, covering the years 1975-76. The Society was formed in the mid-1960s to promote jazz culture and events in the city and best as I can tell, they published a yearbook through most of their first 15 years.

What I’ve included for you all to check out is a PDF of some of the pages within: photos, articles and my personal favorite: […]

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SOUL SIDES GETS DUSTED AND GROOVED

Eilon Paz’s interview/photo shoot with me for his Dust & Grooves site is now up. It’s a real honor and privilege to have worked with him.

As a special bonus, there’s also a 30 min mix I had just for the site.

LOOKING FOR LP COVERS IN L.A.


Part 1 of my two-part series is now up.

MANDRILL IN L.A.

They say a good antidote to depression is activity and I’ve been trying to keep busy this weekend by working on a series of small stories about LP covers shot in Los Angeles. This will all post to KCET’s ArtBound series, beginning in a week or less. (The first two covers I research are Art Pepper’s Meets the Rhythm Section and N.W.A.’s “Panic Zone” 12″.)

My second column includes an investigation into Mandrill’s 1973 LP, Just Outside of Town.1 As I discuss, though the group was still based out of NYC at the time, they shot […]

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