Manic Monday Musical Medicine 07/12/21

Photo by Olga Lioncat on Time for your meds!!  Your Manic Monday Musical Medicine has arrived!  Rise and shine, kats and kittens - the day is not going to take care of itself.  Let these magical notes linger in your ears and keep you moving throughout the day. Or, you can call in and … Continue reading Manic Monday Musical Medicine 07/12/21

Essentials: 07/07/21 A trio of trios!

Photo by Matthias Groeneveld on Editor’s picks for this week: Scott Hamilton & Jeff Hamilton Trio While the recording is titled Live In Bern (2015), it is far from a ‘concert recording’ – it was recorded in a club , minus an audience.  And Scott (tenor sax) and Jeff (drummer) are not brothers.  One … Continue reading Essentials: 07/07/21 A trio of trios!

Spotlight: Branford Marsalis

Photo by Pixabay on A smoke-filled room; laughter, conversation; and most importantly, music.  That’s the feel that I get when listening to Branford Marsalis wailing on the sax.  He is the son of Ellis Marsalis Jr., jazz pianist (November 14, 1934 – April 1, 2020) , and has five (5) brothers .  Aside from Branford … Continue reading Spotlight: Branford Marsalis

Manic Monday Musical Medicine 07/05/21

Photo by Sam Lion on So, you've waited all weekend and, finally, Monday morning has arrived.  Yay!  What?  That wasn’t you that I heard clickin’ and clackin’, at the break of dawn?  Sorry.  Well, perhaps you’re NOT a morning person (but, I can't imagine who isn’t), so here’s your Manic Monday playlist.  There are … Continue reading Manic Monday Musical Medicine 07/05/21

Fiio M11 Plus LTD

Photo by Nic Wood on Hemmed and hawed with the CAYIN N511S DAP (digital audio player) and suddenly, they were gone.  No longer produced.  No longer available.  But Fiio introduced the M11 PRO, which was not only awesome, but a step or two above the N511S from Cayin.  Hemmed.  Hawed.  Gone.  No more M11 … Continue reading Fiio M11 Plus LTD