"Welcome to “Plutonic: Melodic and Harmonic,”
by Ray Hogan
A new semi-regular feature that will spotlight a different guitar player ranging from relatively new discoveries to huge guitar heroes (we are thinking John Frusciante for the...
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“The South African Songbook: Celebrating 25 Years of Democracy” Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra:
On September 12, the day after the most emotionally heavy day in New York City history, the Jazz at Lincoln Center...
Thanks largely to the worldwide crossover success of Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, the trombone is somewhat back in vogue. Truth is, it was never not in vogue in New Orleans, a city that celebrates...
Two weeks ago, I found myself up front for the New York Hardcore legends the Cro-Mags. This is the John “Bloodclot” Joseph and Mackie Jayson version -- the real version -- that call themselves...
A Steve Marshall film
Streaming on Prime
Review by Ray Hogan
Wikipedia defines him as an inventor above all else.
It’s not only telling but correct
Lee “Scratch” Perry has been reggae music’s certified lunatic-genius since the late 1960s...