Tag: Shelton Hull

The Secret Life of Glenn Gould

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.

Rick Rubin: In the Studio

Rick Rubin: In the Studio

Print Reviews

Jake Brown takes advantage of the 25th anniversary of Def Jam Records to present music fans with his appreciation of its co-founder, Rick Rubin.

The Glenn Miller Conspiracy

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.

Mel Lewis and His Big Band

Mel Lewis and His Big Band

Screen Reviews

Shelton Hull makes a case for Mel Lewis, an underrated and subtle jazz drummer, who is finally starting to get his reissue due - including this excellent concert dvd from 1986.

Bulletproof Bitches

Bulletproof Bitches

Minority Report

Shelton Hull hails the rise of women in positions of power throughout the world - laying odds that Aung San Suu Kyi and Benazir Bhutto will be the ones to watch in 2008.

The Brave One

The Brave One

Screen Reviews

Shelton Hull finds much to praise in Jodie Foster’s latest film. Consider it the anti-_Hostel_.

The Heels

The Heels

Print Reviews

Bring on the bad guys! Shelton Hull finds a little joy in pro wrestling again after reading this encyclopedic history of heels, the grapplers you love to hate.

Monaural Masters

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.

American Spy

American Spy

Print Reviews

Shelton Hull is surprised by the candor- and relative lack of gaps and redactions- in this posthumous autobiography of shadowy CIA man and Watergate plumber E. Howard Hunt.

Django Reinhardt in 1947

Django Reinhardt in 1947

Minority Report

Shelton Hull looks back at the works of Django on electric guitar, along the way wondering why this material hasn’t been collected in a boxed set and what Charlie Parker would have thought of it.

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The Wrecks

The Wrecks

Event Reviews

The Wrecks feed fans butter and whiskey at the Beacham Theater as RJ Bowen steps up for a taste.