Monthly Archives: October 2012

BackCountry Jazz – October 13, 2012

BackCountry Jazz  -  Greenwich Library, Cole Auditorium  -  October 13, 2012 BackCountry Jazz is a nonprofit music performance and education organization put together in Greenwich, led on stage by Bennie Wallace.  He’s had a legit career in jazz, and seems … Continue reading

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Zakir Hussain – October 7, 2012

Zakir Hussain  -  Skinner Hall, Vassar College  -  October 7, 2012 Hussain was my first close-up exposure to a tabla player in action, so I got a better understanding of how the deep talking drum (Bāyāñ or Duggi) works, especially … Continue reading

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Guy Davis – September 23, 2012

Guy Davis  -  Ossining Public Library  -  September 23, 2012 Davis is a treasure of blues/roots/Americana, with a deep authoritative voice, an incisive sense of humor, and enough attitude to put that sense to worthy use.  He rotated through several … Continue reading

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Cymbals Eat Guitars – September 7, 2012

Cymbals Eat Guitars  -  Williamsburg Park  -  September 7, 2012 One more new (to me) venue – Williamsburg Park (audience in the empty massive swimming pool); one more late summer evening that’s too dark to sketch the headliner (in this … Continue reading

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