Monthly Archives: October 2009

Marshall Crenshaw: Jaggedland

Marshall Crenshaw’s "Jaggedland" may be the acclaimed singer-songwriter-guitarist’s best work yet. The recording’s songs are memorable, emotionally observant and musically catchy sketches of the ups and downs of Crenshaw’s life and American society in recent years. Among the notable contributing … Continue reading


Peter White: Good Day

Jazz-pop instrumentalist Peter White’s latest recording, "Good Day," is his first collection of original compositions in several years. White, who began his career as a keyboardist with Al Stewart in the 1970s, excels at writing pop- and jazz-inflected songs featuring … Continue reading


Zaza: Cameo

Zaza is the musical partnership of Jennifer Fraser and Danny Taylor, whose personal songs written for each other are cloaked in layers of melody, timbre and rhythm. While often compared to other "dream-rock" acts, Zaza has a freshness where insistent … Continue reading