Daily Archive: August 28, 2016

Stratford Music Festival - Serge Garant

Music From The 1968 Stratford Music Festival, Canada – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Music from the historic Stratford Music Festival in Ontario Canada this week. This recording from the 1968 festival, is presented by the CBC International service and feature the Stratford Chamber Orchestra in several works, including two World Premiers. Starting with Jeu a Quatre by Serge Garant, with the composer conducting...

Robert Palmer

A Chat With Robert Palmer – 1986 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

When Robert Palmer died suddenly from a heart attack in 2003, it ended a career that flourished at the peak of MTV and had been witness to numerous changes in Pop Music in general. From his early days as a member of the British Blues Band Vinegar Joe to his...

Les Paul and his Trio

Les Paul Trio 1945 – Past Daily Downbeat

Les Paul Trio – May 27, 1945 – Armed Forces Radio Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Les Paul was such an influential figure in so many facets of music, that it’s hard to pin down exactly what genre he is best known for. His innovative use of the...