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COVID Diary #3

COVID Diary #3

Features

Forced isolation, too much coffee and a stack of records result in a batch of attention deficit record reviews.

Woman in Motion

Woman in Motion

Screen Reviews

Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols not only broke the color barrier in science fiction, she turned the astronaut corps into a slice of America.

Year End Roundup!

Year End Roundup!

Features

Better late than never says our editor, James Mann as he gives a brief look at some of the years best.

Kurt Elling

Music Reviews

1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project (Concord Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

The Secret Life of Glenn Gould

Print Reviews

It wasn’t all Bach and hypochondria in the life of mercurial pianist Glenn Gould. Shelton Hull finds this new biography awash in details of the great musician’s love life and other psychological insights.

ART-I-FACTS

Music Reviews

Great Performances from 40 Years of Jazz at NEC (New England Conservatory of Music). Review by Carl F Gauze.

The Glenn Miller Conspiracy

Print Reviews

Hunton Downs gives readers new insight into the true events surrounding the death of one of America’s celebrity heroes in The Glenn Miller Conspiracy. This is no pulp fiction, folks.

Monaural Masters

Minority Report

Charles Mingus stood tall as an oak tree and played an upright bass made of the blackest ebony. Maybe not, but Shelton hull provides proof why the man remains a legend to this day.

Three Wise Men

Minority Report

Shelton Hull eagerly devours reissues of lesser-known work by the jazz titans Coltrane, Ellington, and Mingus. What’s left to do then but riff, baby, riff!

Josh Roseman

Interviews

The ubiquitous trombonist has finally busted out with his first solo record, Cherry. Now Josh Roseman talks to Matt Cibula about what it’s like to be a “sex symbol rock-star trombone player.”

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Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

Event Reviews

Joe Jackson brought his Two Rounds of Racket tour to the Lincoln Theatre in Washington D.C. on Monday. Bob Pomeroy was in the area and caught the show.

Matías Meyer

Matías Meyer

Interviews

With only a week to go before powerful new feature Louis Riel or Heaven Touches The Earth premieres in the Main Slate at UNAM International Film Festival, Lily and Generoso sat down for an in-depth conversation with the film’s director, Matías Meyer.

Mostly True

Mostly True

Print Reviews

Carl F. Gauze reviews the fascinating Mostly True: The West’s Most Popular Hobo Graffiti Magazine, a chronicle of forgotten outsider subculture.

The Tin Star

The Tin Star

Screen Reviews

Anthony Mann’s gorgeous monochrome western, The Tin Star, may have been shot in black and white, but its themes are never that easily defined.

Flipside

Flipside

Screen Reviews

Charles DJ Deppner finds Flipside to be a vital treatise on mortality, creativity, and purpose, disguised as a quirky documentary about a struggling record store.