Category: Music

  • The Joy of Rediscovery

    The Joy of Rediscovery

    This morning, thanks to the NY Times article covering the topic, I rediscovered Funkadelic’s “Maggot Brain”.

  • “A Musician Must Make Music…”

    “A Musician Must Make Music…”

     “A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.” — Abraham Maslow I had the rich pleasure to hear the William Peace University Peace Singers and Florida College Saturday night. That evening the Florida College students were spread amongst many volunteers hosts…

  • FREE Omar Sosa Concert

    FREE Omar Sosa Concert

    Cover of Afreecanos I’m trying not to get upset that I won’t be able to attend Omar Sosa’s free concert next week, March 25, 2009, at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC. I stumbled upon Omar’s work about a year ago now when I was studying Carribean and Afro-Cuban Jazz rhythmns. Let’s just say…

  • Béla Fleck on Tour

    Béla Fleck on Tour

    Image by kyle tsui via Flickr Béla Fleck is on tour again and this time I hope not to miss him. His latest project is “Throw Down Your Heart: Tales From the Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3 – Africa Sessions” which is both music and a documentary film. Fans of Béla Fleck and West African music…

  • – iPhone Synth – iPhone Synthesizer – iPhone Synth – iPhone Synthesizer

    Image via CrunchBase I’m really getting serious about music again. The problem is that inspiration is everywhere for me and I’ve got a twenty year backlog of ideas. As a result I’m constantly looking for a means to get ideas out of my head and onto paper. The by Amido iPhone Synth is where…