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Draze - Irony On 23rd

Draze is riding a huge wave of momentum with the recent placement of his music on Empire (Fox), ESPN Sportscenter, NFL Networks Total Access and several other national programs. 416 more words

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Mini music festival in Buxton this weekend

A brand-new weekend of live music called 3 Days In May is being launched in Buxton this week.

The mini festival taking place over the late Bank holiday weekend from May 27-29 brings together a heady mix of worldwide famous artists. 171 more words


Detroit Jazz Fest Gets $200K for Live Streaming on Mobile App

The Detroit Jazz Festival has received a $200,000 grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to expand its current mobile app to provide live streaming of performances from the downtown festival beginning with this year’s event on Labor Day weekend. 74 more words



We dig saxophone. Sometimes more than anything. Saxophones are sooo jazz. Almost iconic of the whole music. Trumpets were once, a long time ago, and clarinets had their sweet little run too. 349 more words


Interview on Speculative Fiction Showcase

Speculative Fiction Showcase interviewed me on Strange Monsters, my writing soundtrack, and my influences here.


Saxophone Players

There are a pair of saxophonists bookending the weekend at Charles O’s that absolutely slay us every time. On Friday we got Charles Owens, fresh from a big LACMA appearance. 361 more words


Playing What You Want To Play

(c. 2010, from an abandoned first draft of a Brick’s Picks column in the LA Weekly)

Was at one  of those media events a couple nights ago at an old flamenco joint in Silver Lake. 298 more words