Thursday, July 5 2007
The progression from Scott Joplin's syncopated ragtime to Insane Clown Posse's sexual deviance was a straight line that marked a lessening of moral standards. It's a nice story, but it's simply not true.
Monday, January 15 2007
A lovely collection of Dylan tunes refigured through blues, jazz, and country interpretations by a longtime successful jazz vocalist.
Wednesday, October 11 2006
Don't let the sugar-sweet candy coating keep you from what's inside, because the music is pretty good and the singing is excellent.
Thursday, November 10 2005
Maria Muldaur has put her camels to bed and taken your hand off her leg. She's always had the blues, and she's singing 'em better than ever.
Friday, October 28 2005
Martin Scorsese's film is about Dylan's early life among the Mister Joneses of his era, ahead of rock and roll's learning curve and suffering the judgments of the slower kids in his class.