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Phil Collins, Genesis Sell Music Rights for Over $300M

SKF NOTE: I understand why musicians are making these deals, but still, I hate to see it happening. It truly is the end of an era when musicians could establish annuities based on their royalties. wsj.comSept. 29, 2021 Phil Collins … Continue reading

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Morello – I Never Use Half the Technique I Have

SKF NOTE: An excerpt from my 1979 Modern Drummer interview with Joe Morello. Just prior to this part of the interview, I told Joe I was sad to read in the Dave Brubeck Quartet’s 25th Anniversary Reunion album, Joe saying, … Continue reading

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Remembering a Music Mentor

SKF NOTE: Leo Feinstein knew a lot about jazz and classical music. For example, customers at Sam Goody’s Walt Whitman Shopping Center store wanting to know which conductor/orchestra recorded the best version of Berlioz’s Symphony Fantastique would get a learned … Continue reading

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Art Blakey Music on Blue Note Records

SKF NOTE: My music library has all the albums featured in this August 1960 magazine advertisement – and more! I remember, back in the early 1970s, while working as a clerk at Sam Goody’s in the Walt Whitman Shopping Mall, … Continue reading

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New Elvin Jones Quartet Album Due in November

SKF NOTE: From Blue Note’s website: September 9, 2022 Blue Note Records has announced a November 18 release for Revival: Live at Pookie’s Pub, a thrilling previously unissued live recording of Elvin Jones’ quartet that captures the legendary drummer’s emergence … Continue reading

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