Bill Frisell, a guitarist who for many years has been a favorite at the Rochester International Jazz Festival, has a new album out. It's a tribute to the music of John Lennon. He talks about it in this video.There are song samples here.
Iām constantly inspired by WXXI listeners! Your comments, memories, and observations about music are like signposts, pointing me in new directions. Your creativity is infectious, and your support kindles the best ideas.
Thank you to our volunteer, Mark Becker, for helping to revive our Volunteer Newsletter! We hope to publish this bi-monthly to let you know about what's coming up, what has happened, and to thank you for all of your help. We need your input though so please don't be afraid to contact Mark or myself with any ideas you may have. Please click on the attachment to view the newsletter.
So ends the busiest, most inspirational summer of my adult life! In the last three months, Iāve been privileged to walk through St. Markās Cathedral in Venice, to watch otters swimming in the St. Lawrence River, and to hear barihunk Nathan Gunn singing āHome on the Rangeā at the Glimmerglass Festival.
If you spend any time on YouTube, you'll occasionally find a video with the audio disabled due to copyright issues. There is debate about whether the music industry has a right to restrict access in this specific context, but wherever you come down on the issue, this one is a little odd. Check out the red box.
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