This is either unbelievably scary or unbelievably cool, depending on where you land on the thrill-seeker scale. New Zealand's
It's time to dust off the old golf clubs and, for many of us, prepare for a season of high handicaps and frustration. But, by using a few devices ranging from high tech to simple exercises, we can cut or eliminate the season-long cursing and club-throwing incidents.
There's groove, and drums that range from Bozzio big to DeJohnette diminutive, but let's check out some simple playing. Here are five of my favorite drum fills, elements which fit outside of the song's beat and are not orchestrated with other instruments.
If I ask you to picture a big band, chances are you close your eyes and see Bono or Chris Martin or Donald Fagen (just me?). Give that first word a little more, though, lean on that "big" and you get a whole different thing.
From Guardians Of The Galaxy To The Mystery Of Edwin Drood And Way Beyond: A Conversation with THE Rupert Holmes... Plus!
Rupert Holmes: Well, it's reassuring to know that Phase Three of my Ninety-Year Plan for "The Pina Colada Song" has happened precisely as I planned it. But of course, my life won't be complete until I achieve Phase Four.
I think it's fair to say that among the top reasons people visit New Orleans, setting aside food, booze and certain anatomical parts of women that also begin with B, is our music. New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz and blues, and our heritage as a music city is strong.
Gypsy jazz, or jazz manouche, is a style of jazz originating from France, believed to have been pioneered by guitarist and composer Django Reinhardt.
Tuesday June 26 marks the beginning of Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing series, now in its 24th season. The series kicks off A Tribute to Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald by the Nelson Riddle Orchestra.
For those who want to bask in the idealized France where l'amour permeates the air, there has been a small revival of music at the intersection of French popular music and jazz.
From striptease to joint-jumpin' swing, 'Bunny Girl' features a variety of funky, dance-inspiring songs performed by percussionist
If you like jazz -- or 20th century American music, for that matter -- then you owe it to yourself to check out Benny Goodman.