Monthly Archives: October 2010

>Josh Ritter in Portland, Maine, Oct. 22

>   First, the bullet points for those in a hurry to hear the details:1) I got this close to riding the tour bus from Portland to Northampton… damn those family obligations!2) The Portland crowd is a rowdy bunch. Hey, State … Continue reading

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>Jackie Greene at the Paradise, 10-9-10

>   “You guys are so rad. I’d forgotten just how rad you guys are!” That’s what Jackie Greene told the pumped-up crowd at the Paradise last weekend. His last visit, in February, must have made as good an impression on … Continue reading

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>Blast from the Past: Can Jazz Rise Again?, June 2008

>   In the spring of 2008, desperate for some new topic for the magazine, I came up with this headline: Is Jazz Dead?? I had been thinking for a while that the venerable genre really hadn’t come up with anything … Continue reading

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