Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Underappreciated Music: February/March/April 2018: more links to reviews, performance and more:

The sometimes monthly assembly of undervalued and often nearly "lost" music, or simply music the blogger in question wants to remind you reader/listeners of...


In honor of my father, 81 years old this past Friday.


Dave Brubeck/Gene Wright/Joe Morello: "Blues for Joe"
The first drum solo is good, but the second one is brilliant.


Jayme Lynn Blaschke: Friday Night Videos

Paul D. Brazill: A Song for Saturday


Jim Cameron: Rahsaan Roland Kirk: We Free Kings; Sonny Rollins and Rahsaan Roland Kirk and co.: "Work Song"; H. P. Lovecraft the band: H. P. Lovecraft; Sal Nistico et al.: Heavyweights

Sean Coleman: Bee Gees: 1st; Denny Laine Band in concert

Jeff Gemmill: Top 5s;  Neil Young and the Santa Monica Flyers: Roxy: Tonight's the Night Live; music historian John Einarson;  Neil Young, 1973: Part 1; Part 2; Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John; Lucy Rose in concert; Courtney Marie Andrews in concert; Courtney Marie Andrews: May Your Kindness Remain; Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band: Against the Wind; The Staves: Pine Hollow; The Jam: Snap!; Melody Gardot: Live in Europe

Lee Hartsfield: Teen-age Favorites (1963 knockoff collection LP)

Keiko Hassler: Luke Bryan: "Most People are Good"


Jerry House: Ma Rainey; Antecedents of Rock'n'Roll (1920s/30s); Clark Kessinger (and Ennio Morricone and John Barry); Hymn Time; Music from the Past

George Kelley: 10 '80's Hits; BBMak: Sooner or Later; Maureen McGovern: Baby, I'm Yours

Kate Laity: Song for a Saturday

B.V. Lawson: The Duke Ellington Orchestra; The Count Basie Orchestra: Oscar Peterson: "Take the A Train"

Steve Lewis: Music I'm Listening To

Barry Malzberg: Ulster Symphony: Symphony N. 2: "Elegiac" (Charles Villiers Stanford) and...

London Philharmonic Orchestra featuring Yvonne Minton: Sea Pictures (Op. 37) (Edward Elgar)


Todd Mason: new wine in new bottles; some surf music

Laura Nakatsuka: Stile Antico: "Ave Maria"; "Gaudete in Domino" and

Jean Rondeau: "Vertigo" (Joseph-Nicolas-Pancrace Roye)


Becky O'Brien: Hans Zimmer: Gladiator score

Andrew Orley: There Are No Words, An A-Z of Instrumentals.

Lawrence Person: Shoegazer Sunday

Charlie Ricci: editing The Beatles (White Album); Accuradio; Gulch Radio; Andrew Sheppard: Steady Your Aim; Nicole Atkins: Goodnight Rhonda Lee; Dion: New York is My Home; Jackson Browne and Los Cezontles: "The Dreamer"; Will Hodgson: Southpaw; Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life

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