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Monthly Archives: August 2005
Can New Yorkers play country music? Yes, especially if you’re talking about Canadian-born singer-songwriter Mary Lamont and her musical partner Jim Marchese. On the self-produced "How Lucky," Mary Lamont presents a mix of songs inspired by the struggles and joys … Continue reading
Jazz guitar innovator Charlie Hunter’s first film project is "Outre Mer," created with Garage A Trois, which also features Mike Dillon, Stanton Moore and Skerik. Garage A Trois is a polyrthymnic, groove ensemble, in contrast to Hunter’s more soloist-oriented projects. … Continue reading
Jerry Livingston was one of the great American songwriters of the 20th century. His son, Dennis Livingston, recounts his father’s career from New York City’s Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood. Artists from Ella Fitzgerald and Sara Vaughn to Frank Sinatra … Continue reading