Doc Wendell’s Prescription For Fat Girl: Fats Navarro Memorial No. 2: Nostalgia (Savoy)

By Devon Wendell For many occasional jazz listeners there are only 3 great trumpeters that come across their minds and lips, and they are of course Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie and occasionally Louis Armstrong. For those of us obsessed with the music’s many genres and glorious history (like myself) the list is much longer and… Read More Doc Wendell’s Prescription For Fat Girl: Fats Navarro Memorial No. 2: Nostalgia (Savoy)

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Live Music: They Might Be Giants at UCLA’s Royce Hall

By Mike Finkelstein On Saturday night at Royce Hall, UCLA Live presented They Might Be Giants to a huge crowd of the band’s devotees.   TMBG is the natural development of the longtime bond between John Flansburgh (guitar) and John Linnell (keys, winds).  They began in the early 80’s in Brooklyn with a unique, do-it-yourself-on-a-shoestring-budget… Read More Live Music: They Might Be Giants at UCLA’s Royce Hall