Bryan Ferry Live

On my bucket list, along with visit New Zealand, sleep with Monica Bellucci and pet a tiger, was see Bryan Ferry in concert. A trifling bucket list item but one, nevertheless that had very little chance of being ticked off Ferry being 70 and unlikely to put another album that would require a tour of …

Antonio Sanchez. The Unexpected Virtue of Jazz

There have been a series of films over the last couple of years that have had their soundtracks performed live by their composers in New York, ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ and ‘There Will be Blood’ to name but two. Birdman is the latest to be given the honor with Anthony Sanchez doing the honors …

Running Amok with Atoms for Peace

Back in the early seventies rock stars bored with their bands would hang out with other rock stars from other bands and casually, over whatever drug cocktail they happened to be ingesting at the time, would suggest ‘they do something together’ The result was the supergroup. With the advent of punk a few short years …

This is Entertainment

You are not alone. There are others like you out there. Men of a certain age who against there better judgment make their way through the night to see men often half their age perform on a dimly lit stage. Yes I’m talking about the middle-aged pop concertgoer. I count myself amongst their number and …