What Is the Most Nostalgic Song of All Time?

‘A simple question, posed at eight o’clock on a Saturday night. I got 5,000 comments back.’ by MIKEL JOLLETT My father died three years ago. He was a good man, a good father. He rocked a Jim Croce mustache and a white man ’fro. He rode a motorcycle and worked as a mechanic; he taught […]

Clifford Brown. Influences . Carrer

Originally posted on JAZZ IZZIN:
Clifford Brown. Influences . Carrer Brown was born into a musical family in a progressive East-Side neighborhood of Wilmington, Delaware. His father organized his four youngest sons, including Clifford, into a vocal quartet. Around age ten, Brown started playing trumpet at school after becoming fascinated with the shiny trumpet his…

Where Have All the Guitar Heroes Gone?

Originally posted on Longreads:
Guitar sales have dropped by a third over the past decade. On the Washington Post, Geoff Edgars tries to find out why. Maybe it’s because we don’t have guitar gods anymore. Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, that sound is — well — it’s old. And the new crop of stars…