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  1. Blue notes

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... and enjoyable collection, curated by pianist David Benoit, called Jazz for Peanuts: A Retrospective of the Charlie Brown TV Themes, on Peak Records. I hadn't thought about what happened to the music for the animated Charles Schulz cartoons after the death of Vince Guaraldi, whose A Charlie Brown Christmas album I wrote about approvingly in these pages over the holidays. Benoit picked ...

  2. ALBUM (1980)

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Charlie Carter

    ... Charlie Carter The Clash Sandinista! CBS Within a four-minute song on the fourth side of their fourth album, British punk band The Clash switched gears and transformed themselves from urban guerillas into a worldwide political phenomenon. Washington Bullets, one of the key tracks on the Sandinista! album, marked the moment when the London band, notorious for spewing scorn ...

  3. Blue notes

    Posted Nov 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... One particularly notable association has been with Akiyoshi's ex-husband and fellow alto and soprano saxophonist Charlie Mariano. The two first recorded together as long ago as 1967 and renewed their partnership in 2005 with the live album Sadao and Charlie Again, recorded at the Nagoya Blue Note. His most recent album, Basie's At Night, features several of the musicians who ...

  4. ALBUM (1995)

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by Charlie Carter

    ... Charlie Carter Hong Kong Jean-Michel Jarre (Dreyfus) Live albums, often hurriedly thrown together to cash in on successful tours or limit the losses of unsuccessful ones, are not the best representation of an artist's work. Due to problems with recording live shows, the albums often suffer from bad production and dropped sound, and usually have to be touched up in the studio (or ...

  5. What's On

    Posted May 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... up a guitar at the age of 14. He is also a teacher, instructing such famous pupils as Metallica's Kirk Hammett, along with Steve Vai and jazz sensation Charlie Hunter. Tickets are $80 ...

  6. Muse touch down to test Resistance

    Posted Feb 05th 2010, 12:00am by Charlie Carter

    ... Charlie Carter In a world where governments watch our every move, UFOs clash with medieval knights and black holes swirl in the deep black beyond, progressive rock provides a histrionic soundtrack. No, this is not the synopsis of a new X-Files movie but a snapshot of the world of rock band Muse, who have managed to make cool the sort of science-fiction-influenced geek rock ...

  7. Back in the swim

    Posted Jun 20th 2010, 12:00am by Charlie Carter

    ... Charlie Carter Daniel Snaith, the multi-instrumentalist who makes up the heart and soul of Canadian electro-pop outfit Caribou, is something of a nerd. It's not that he's a maths genius- although he's the son of a British university mathematics professor and the possessor of a doctorate in the same discipline. It's not that he works almost completely alone ...

  8. Icelandic musician sees light at the end of the tunnel

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Charlie Carter

    ... Charlie Carter Unsurprisingly, for a nation that is shrouded in darkness for six months of the year, Iceland's art and music often appears moody and brooding. Songwriter Olafur Arnalds, however, takes a different approach to the island's day-night obsession. The avant-garde multi-instrumentalist, who blends classical music with indie rock and pop, has named his ...

  9. Bird brings all the bells and whistles

    Posted Jan 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Charlie Carter

    ... Charlie Carter A childhood steeped in jazz and traditional Eastern European folk music doesn't tend to feature on the CV of your average alternative rock star. Andrew Bird, however, isn't your average alternative star. The multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter has been making music with unusual, archaic and often non-musical instruments for more than a decade. He's ...

  10. Borough boys

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Charlie Carter

    ... Charlie Carter Brooklyn is ground zero for the best and most experimental new bands around right now- just don't tell that to the New York borough's latest export, Ratatat. The rocky electronica duo have been so busy touring the US and other parts of the world with their instrumental clash of electronic beats and world music that they've had no time to take stock ...




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