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Waves releases Electric 200 Piano Plugin

When Wurlitzer created its 200 electric piano, it probably didn’t expect that it would go down in lore as the instrument for many beloved musicians, appearing in works by mavens such as… 223 more words

Instruments & Tech

You’re Not Just Seeing Things

My husband explains harmonics
to my mother. She keeps mishearing him
and he repeats himself.
Several vodkas make him patient.

“It’s more complex, but at the same time, mellow,” 74 more words


Donny The Great

On a cold January night in 1979, Donny Hathaway unhinged the window in his Essex House hotel room and leapt to his death. There was no note, no phone call. 143 more words


The Cotton Club & Other Distractions

Of all the nightclubs made famous in the Roaring Twenties, none were quite so famous as Harlem’s Cotton Club. Frequented by many celebrities, the club was a whites-only establishment even though it featured many of the most popular black entertainers of the day including Fletcher Henderson, Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway. 402 more words

The New Yorker Magazine

The Burbs: Hidden Treasures

It’s the first Saturday of the month, we’re driving down 26 mile in New Baltimore we turn onto N Bay Dr, cars flood one parking lot in particular, we don’t need to see the address to know it’s the… 957 more words


Blue Man Group Tour 2016 – Cedar Rapids, IA

City: Cedar Rapids, IA
Distance travelled: 870 miles
Total distance: 8,521 miles
Theatre: Paramount Theater

We flew into Chicago and rode on the buses to Cedar Rapids and the change in temperature from Texas to here was enormous! 238 more words

North America

The Troxy is some proxy.

Another highlight of my year was the reopening concert on August 22 of the Trocadero Wurlitzer. This, the largest Wurlitzer cinema organ ever imported into Europe, was originally installed in the Trocadero cinema at the Elephant and Castle, where the organist for some years was Quentin Maclean, one of the two or three finest of all British cinema organists. 403 more words