Monthly Archives: June 2013

Brendel on the Piano

In the recent New York Review of Books, Alfred Brendel has a piece from a forthcoming work of his called “A Pianist’s A to V.” Honestly, I’m not floored by it, as I hoped to be. (For instance, his entry … Continue reading

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Bobby Blue Bland, RIP

Ever since I first heard him on “Good Morning, Blues,” an early morning radio show in Atlanta, Bobby Blue Bland (who died at 83 on Sunday) has always been to me the quintessence of rhythm and blues. That voice! A … Continue reading

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