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  • John Jorgenson at Grammy Museum's night of 'Great Guitars'

     
    Guitarist John Jorgenson gave Grammy Museum officials a special challenge during his question-answer-performance session Monday night: how to shoehorn the myriad aspects of an extraordinarily multifaceted career into the usual two-hour time slot and leave...
  • Album review: Hot Club of Cowtown's 'What Makes Bob Holler'

     
    This long-running Austin, Texas, trio salutes Bob Wills, one if its two primary musical influences (the other being the Gypsy jazz of Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli) on this sweetly unassuming, live-in-the-studio trip through 14 numbers from the...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week 1. ASHER ROTH Bucks County-born rapper Asher Roth seemed to come out of nowhere in 2009 to top the charts with his slacker single “I Love College” and debut album “Asleep in the......
  • Guitar Geek Festival 2012 this weekend in Anaheim

     
    Deke Dickerson's 9th annual Guitar Geek Festival takes place Jan. 20 and 21 in Anaheim. Ventures guitarist Nokie Edwards and guitar supergroup the Hellecasters headline as Deke Dickerson expands the event from one to two days....
  • Music review: Jeffrey Kahane recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall

     
    Rick Schultz reviews Jeffrey Kahane in recital and with members of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra at Walt Disney Concert Hall...
  • Grammy, Pulitzer winners, TV star among highlights of upcoming Zoellner season

     
    A Grammy Award-winning trumpeter, the world premiere of a song cycle based on poems by Carl Reiner’s daughter, dazzling international dance ensembles, circus arts and perhaps America’s premier storyteller will highlight the 16th season of...
  • Django Reinhardt: The original Guitar Hero?

    Django Reinhardt: The original Guitar Hero?
  • Paul McCartney takes long and winding road to 'In Performance at the White House'

    "I hope the president will forgive me if I do this one," says Sir Paul McCartney as he launches into a lovely rendition of "Michelle." As McCartney croons, President Barack Obama sings quietly to his wife, first lady Michelle Obama, who is beaming at...
  • Mark O'Connor, genre fiddler

    Mark O'Connor, genre fiddler
    Mark O'Connor sat in the small theater at UCLA as three earnest young music students -- a violinist, a cellist and a pianist -- determinedly worked through one movement of his Piano Trio No. 1, a piece commissioned and recorded by the Eroica Trio, one...
  • "Django" by Bonnie Christensen

    "Django" by Bonnie Christensen
    "Django" By Bonnie Christensen Roaring Brook, $17, ages 7-10 The opening picture shows the world into which Django Reinhardt was born, in 1910, in Belgium. A small caravan sits on the outskirts of a city. Django plays his banjo on the streets of Paris,...
  • Amoeba co-founder uses teen literature to wax on the past, look to the digital future

     
    A few days before Christmas, Harper Teen released the young-adult novel "The Vinyl Princess." While Pop & Hiss doesn't cover the intersection of literature and music nearly as much as we should, "The Vinyl Princess" instantly caught our attention --......