April 7, 1989 |
Most people can't remember when they lost their two front teeth. Terri Lyne Carrington can never forget. Scores of newspaper and magazine profiles written about the 24-year-old drummer remind her that at age 7--because of the natural and, for most kids, insignificant, loss of two baby teeth--she gave up the saxophone and took up the drums. One year later, 8-year-old Terri Lyne was going to jazz clubs and sitting in on jam sessions--on her bio, it's called her time of "paying dues."
June 9, 1997 |
When Bruce Cockburn took the stage at the Coach House on Friday night, he apologized for interrupting the merriment and conversation within the bustling supper club. Even after 27-plus years, Cockburn still approaches his audiences with gratitude and respect. So it wasn't a surprise to see the Toronto-based artist pouring his heart and soul into his enthusiastically received two-hour show.
June 24, 1987 |
It was supposed to be a sextet of the fairer sex Monday night at Donte's, but things got changed around a bit and three of the women couldn't make it and so two male subs were sent, making it just a quintet. But it really wouldn't have mattered if only Diana Krall, the pianist, had shown up for the first set. That is not in any way meant to suggest that the work of fluegelhornist Stacy Rowles and valve trombonist Betty O'Hara was less than admirable.
December 14, 1999 |
Vibraphonist Gary Burton has had a long history of duo performances and recordings. His numerous partners have included Chick Corea, Steve Swallow, Ralph Towner and Paul Bley. But his pairings with Japanese pianist Makoto Ozone--dating to the mid-'80s--are probably his most effective mano a mano musical partnerships. Sunday afternoon, in a rare Southland appearance, Burton and Ozone teamed up for a superlative jazz recital at Pasadena's Shumei Hall.
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July 22, 2005 |
Michael Gibson, who orchestrated dozens of popular Broadway musicals, including "Grease" and "Kiss of the Spider Woman," has died. He was 60. Gibson died July 15 of lung cancer at the Compassionate Care Hospice at St. Clare's Hospital in Dover, N.J., his wife, Ellen, told The Times this week. Born and raised in Wilmington, Del., Gibson graduated from Harvard University and the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he studied trombone.
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September 9, 2001 |
Daniel Adrian Carlin, who earned a music-editing Emmy Award for the 1987 miniseries "Unnatural Causes" and in the 1970s altered Hollywood's post-production practices by founding a series of independent music-editing companies, has died. He was 73. Carlin died Aug. 14 at his home in Carpinteria, Calif., of complications from lung cancer and pulmonary fibrosis, his family said.
February 12, 2013 |
We knew this would happen, didn't we? In December, when Robert M. Parker Jr., the influential wine critic, announced that he was stepping down as editor-in-chief of the Wine Advocate and that he had taken on three investors, and named not Antonio Galloni, but Lisa Perrotti-Brown, as the new editor, it seemed inevitable that Galloni, who was widely seen as Parker's successor, would leave. Now he's jumped ship for antoniogalloni.com . Time to do his own thing. Eric Asimov in his Diner's Journal at the New York Times is reporting that Galloni's new site will "be aimed at younger wine consumers, using new technologies and different forms of media than the Wine Advocate , which ... still retains the flavor of print media.
May 25, 1997 |
In her hit single "Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?," Paula Cole plays the part of a lonely woman pining for her "John Wayne"--a meat-eating, beer-drinking, gunslinging kind of guy who will keep her happily barefoot and pregnant while he works on his tractor and raises Cain at the local bar. Cole wouldn't be likely to meet such a fellow in the place she's having lunch this afternoon--a macrobiotic Japanese restaurant.
February 19, 1989 |
Everything seems to be coming together for Terri Lyne Carrington. She has played with the giants of the jazz and contemporary music worlds. Some of them--Wayne Shorter, Grover Washington, Patrice Rushen, John Scofield, Gerald Albright--are guests on her debut album for Verve/Forecast Records, "Real Life Story," due out this week. She has a steady job five nights a week in the Hollywood-based band on Arsenio Hall's TV talk show.
June 19, 2013 |
It takes a nation of millions … to make Public Enemy's next remix. The political hip-hop group, best known for such songs as "Bring the Noise" and "Fight the Power," is letting fans remix its new single, “Get Up Stand Up,” featuring Brother Ali, for a contest. Peer-to-peer file-sharing service BitTorrent Inc. is providing the raw materials through a “bundle” for fans to download for free. The Public Enemy package gives fans access to the 37-stem multi-track for the song, allowing them to make their own remixes and submit their work.