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The Kenny Wheeler Jazz Benefit Challenge

Congratulations to Vancouver trombonist, pianist and bandleader Hugh Fraser who on the long weekend staged the first Canadian benefit concert for the deeply influential and much admired trumpeter and composer Kenny Wheeler. 717 more words


Duran Duran Revisit ‘Rio’ on New DVD

Duran Duran will be one of the participants in the upcoming Fashion Rocks event at the Barclays Center on September 9 in Brooklyn, NY. Here’s an interview I did with the band’s bassist, John Taylor, from six years ago around the time of a DVD documentary on Duran’s classic album… 605 more words


Back to School #25: Rock: It's Your Decision (dir by John Taylor)

MUSIC!  Kids love it, parents hate it!  Or something like that.  I don’t know what that means.  I’m just trying to figure out a good way to introduce the obscure 1982 film, … 666 more words


Today in Duran History - MTV and East Rutherford, NJ.

On today’s date in 1985, Power Station played the Brendan Byrne Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  Funny aside about this show: during the encore, a man shows up on stage, sweeping. 124 more words

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Swamps and Deserts Result of Wickedness

The Government of God, p 110; “But after the flood, in the days of Peleg, the earth was divided.-See Genesis 10:25,-a short history, to be sure, of so great an event; but still it will account for the mighty revolution, which rolled the sea from its own place in the north, and brought it to interpose between different portions of the earth, which were thus parted asunder, and moved into something near their present form; this, together with the earthquakes, revolutions, and commotions which have since taken place, have all contributed to reduce the face of the earth to its present state; while the great curses which have fallen upon different portions, because of the wickedness of men, will account for the stagnant swamps, the sunken lakes, the dead seas, and great deserts.” –  John Taylor 97 more words

False Doctrines Of Mormonism

Kenny Wheeler - Six For Six

The album was recorded when Kenny Wheeler was 78 years old – amazingly breathing, blowing and creating! Furthermore when he plays – I know it’s him… 51 more words


Julian Arguelles - Circularity

Three tracks listened – I can clearly assume: this is my favourite kind of music! Julian Arguelles‘ Circularity album is the perfect example of what I expect from sounds in 2014!