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Beatles-Compatriot Ravi Shankar Passes Away

On December 11th, world music virtuoso Ravindra “Ravi” Shankar passed away. He was a robust 92-years old. I by no means am a huge sitar fan, but appreciate his abilities, kindness and influence. I mainly know Shankar because of the … Continue reading

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Dave Van Ronk with Elijah Wald ~ “The Mayor of MacDougal Street

In the 1940s, lines were being drawn – a side had to be picked, either for or against – and we’re not talking about world wars here, this is jazz, baby! The “mouldy fig wars” had erupted, pitting the bebop … Continue reading

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