Picks of the Week: June 21 – 26

By Don Heckman Los Angeles June 21. (Tues.) Misha Piatigorsky with Sketchy Black Dog.  The winner of the 2004 Thelonious Monk Composers Competition, pianist Piatigorsky’s extraordinary skills reach from soundtrack composing for major films to collaborations with the likes of Wynton Marsalis, Jon Hendricks and Joe Lovano. His piano trio combines with a string quartet… Read More Picks of the Week: June 21 – 26

Live Pop Music: Terry Reid at McCabe’s Guitar Shop

By Mike Finkelstein On Friday night veteran rock singer and guitarist Terry Reid performed a very relaxed and intimate solo set of his songs at McCabe’s Guitar shop.    Throughout the performance he wove together a tapestry of friendly audience banter and stories of his past with his music.   One really could not have asked for… Read More Live Pop Music: Terry Reid at McCabe’s Guitar Shop