Sunday, October 28 2012
For aficionados of American history, music and etymology, the blues is the ideal confluence of all three fields. Devi's book is a roadmap for observing how their paths overlap.
Thursday, March 25 2010
It was Judy Garland’s afﬁnity for the absurd that triggered Vincent Minelli’s idea for a ﬁlm version of The Pirate, a rakish story that would employ Garland, Gene Kelly, and a very strange song composed by Cole Porter.
Sunday, July 8 2007
There's a gravity to Régeléman that becomes immediately deepened and explicable when you realise that the Haitian singer is being religious.