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Tedeschi Trucks and Little Feat at the Greek Theater – A Twofer to Remember

This post also appears in MusicFestNews.com. June 7, 2024 The pairing of Little Feat to open for the Tedeschi Trucks Band on their current “Deuces Wild” tour is pure musical manna. Both bands have adventurous guitar driven soul and…
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Musings and Reflections From This Photographer’s 20th Jazz Fest

Well, I haven’t mused and reflected here for some years, having my coverage for other sources do that for me. And while grateful to share my coverage again with No Depression, who continues to be incredibly supportive of music focused…

Bruce Springsteen’s Rousing 3 1/2 Hour Show Shakes the KIA Forum

  This post also appears in MusciFestNews.com April 4, 2024 Barely a third of the way into his 32-song, nearly three-and-a-half hour performance at the KIA Forum, Bruce Springsteen attempted to unfurl a rather unusual song…

Jim Irsay Collection, Shrine Auditorium

January 17,  2024   This post also appears in MusicFestNews.com. To collect is to “bring or gather together”. When it comes to the Jim Irsay Collection it is truly a gathering, together. Mr. Irsay the billionaire Indianapolis…
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A Year In Review Like No Other, Really

It was a classic July evening in L.A. as I rolled my camera case the mile or so up to the Greek Theatre from Los Feliz Boulevard. I was excited to be covering one of Neil Young’s two shows at the Greek as part of a brief West Coast solo tour…
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Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Greek Theatre

October 18, 2023 Those who know me, know there are a few particular bands for which I have deep loyalty. Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, aka “JRAD", is at a high elevation on that list. I may have been a little late to this party some years…
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Neil Young’s Solo Tour Finds the Eye of the Hurricane

This post also appears in MusicFestNews.com July 14, 2023 It’s good to remind ourselves we live in a world where Neil Young thrives. At 77 it’s not a matter of raging into that good night, he’s never gone quietly and never will,…
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THROUGH THE LENS: Everything Everywhere All at Once for Roots Music Fans at the 2023 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

May 17, 2023 I'm still drying out from the seven days of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in at least a few ways.  The 2023 edition really is best described as everything, everywhere, all at once for those who live for live…

Jim Brock Photography Exhibit at The Olympia Club to Run Through March

March 3, 2023 A retrospective of Jim Brock Photography will be on display at The Olympia Club, in Santa Monica through the month of March. The exhibit will cover Jim's love of jazz and blues, roots and Americana, legacy music festivals…
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Joni, Jazz Fest and the Continuing Journey – The Year in Review

December 20, 2022 What a difference a year makes, right? Some 12 months ago I wrote I don’t know jack and I still stand by that. Would stadium concerts rule (they did)? Would the world flock to music festivals in huge numbers (they did)?…