A really amazing crossover album and one of the very best Rhapsody in Blues. “New York Rhapsody” – Lang Lang, p. & many others [TrackList follows] – Sony Classical 889853329229, 70:00 (9/16/16) *****: I almost decided to put this CD in our Popular category, but it certainly is a very intense crossover effort in spite […]
Sony Is Advertising a Hi-Res Turntable – There cannot be such a thing as a hi-res turntable. It may be designed to convert vinyl discs to audio files, but it is not therefore hi-res. Vinyl may often sound fantastic, but it is not hi-res and never will be. Post-iPod Players – Both new and experienced […]
“1865: Songs of Hope and Home from the American Civil War” – Anonymous 4/ Bruce Molsky – fiddle, banjo, guitar, vocals – Harmonia mundi
Great songs given stylized but very effective readings. Maybe too beautiful?
A cooly persuasive album from a dependable tenor saxophonist. Nothing wrong with the cover – that’s the way it was designed…
The many facets of night are fathomed on a fascinating folk/classical collaboration.
28 selections from the master of youthful wit and innocence, Zez Confrey, who took ragtime to the concert hall.