Daily Archive: March 15, 2015

Toto – Live In Rotterdam – 1988 – RIP: Mike Porcaro (1955-2015) – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

Toto – Live In Rotterdam – 1988 – RIP: Mike Porcaro (1955-2015) – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Toto – Live in Rotterdam – March 2, 1988 – VPRO-3VOOR12 – Netherlands It’s becoming tedious regularity, telling of the passing of yet another member of our Music Community. But . . . earlier today it was...

Guido Cantelli Conducts The New York Philharmonic In Music Of Ravel – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Guido Cantelli Conducts The New York Philharmonic In Music Of Ravel – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – New York Philharmonic – Guido Cantelli, guest conductor – February 22, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. No obscurities or overlooked compositions this week; just iconic musicians in milestone performances of much-loved works. I’ve been glued to this...

Red Blanchard – Personification Of Zorch – 1954 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Red Blanchard – Personification Of Zorch – 1954 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – KCBS-AM – Bill Weaver Show – Red Blanchard Filling in – June 30, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. It’s difficult, if not impossible to figure out what inspires people – what element, turn of phrase or...

Stan Kenton – Live From Steel Pier, Atlantic City – 1953 – Past Daily Downbeat

Stan Kenton – Live From Steel Pier, Atlantic City – 1953 – Past Daily Downbeat

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Stan Kenton – live at Steel Pier, New Jersey – Sept. 21, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As the era of the Big-Band began to fade, a lot of effort was put in to reinventing the...