A little while back, Public Radio did an excellent series of programs on American Music, called “American Mavericks.” Fortunately for us, you can read and listen to the great stuff online, even if you missed the radio broadcast (as many of you probably did). Ironically enough, many of these programs were used in my American […]

Rhapsody in Blue

If you can see this, then you might need a Flash Player upgrade or you need to install Flash Player if it’s missing. Get Flash Player from Adobe. If this video is as advertised, it’s fascinating to listen to.  It’s got schmaltz dripping from it in ways that many would find truly cringe-worthy, especially given […]