Daily Archive: July 29, 2018

Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky Rehearses The Boston Symphony – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Igor Stravinsky rehearses The Boston Symphony – February 7, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Igor Stravinsky rehearses the BSO in Le Baiser de la Fée (The Fairy’s Kiss) on February 7, 1949. Several years ago, I ran a series of several of these rehearsal broadcasts; extremely informative, illustrative...

Artie Shaw

Artie Shaw And His Orchestra – 1945 – Past Daily Downbeat

Artie Shaw and his Orchestra – Spotlight Bands – October 3, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Artie Shaw and his orchestra this weekend. I’ve spent a lot of time going on about the post-war demise of the Big Band and the emergence of the small group and the...

The Ganjas

The Ganjas – Lollapalooza Chile 2018 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders

The Ganjas in concert, at the recent (March 18) Lollapalooza festival in Chile. One of the bands I’ve been following since I first heard them in 2006, they have been gathering a good international rep and a solid base of fans. Very much a part of the Neo-Psych movement that...