Saturday, January 19, 2008

A Funky Bar in Memphis

The Center for Southern Folklore is lot more than a "funky bar". They "preserve, defend and promote the music, culture, arts, and rhythms of the South."

Friday night featured a talented duo from Madison, WI ... Lucas Cates and Kenny Leiser. Check out the website at

Boscos on Saturday

Saturday afternoon is a great time to enjoy a microbrew at Boscos. John and Bill think so. Cheers!

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Classic jazz

The Blue Note show on WUMR radio hosted by Cabot Thomas.

Donald Byrd ~ Off To The Races

Herbie Hancock ~ Maiden Voyage

Clifford Brown & Max Roach ~ What Is This Thing Called Love?

Bobby Timmons ~ Dis Here

Art Blakey ~ Dat Dere (Bobby Timmons composition)

Thelonius Monk ~ Straight, No Chaser

Miles David ~ Bye Bye Blackbird

Horace Silver ~ Opus de Funk

Grant Green ~ Grant's Dimensions

Boscos New Years Eve

The tradition lives on ... having a beer at Boscos new years eve afternoon. Looks like Charles is ready for a refill! A good time was had by all!

Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Rockin' New Years Eve

Pam always announces to the audience "We're going to take your picture and put it on our web site" ( ... and she does. But this time Pam and Terry are on my web site. Great music from a talented duo! They play at Holiday Inn Select downtown on Friday night and Beale Street on Saturday. Enjoy!

The Blue Note Show

Wednesdays from 9:00am to 11:00am on WUMR Memphis, Cabot Thomas presents the Blue Note show. Some of today's cuts are:
Blue Train ~ John Coltrane
Vergo ~ Wayne Shorter
Bouncin' With Bud ~ Bud Powell
On Green Dolphin Street ~ Grant Green
Driftin' ~ Herbie Hancock
Milestones ~ Miles Davis
Moonrays ~ Horace Silver Quintet
Mysterioso ~ Milt Jackson & Thelonius Monk
Begin The Beguine ~ Charlie Parker
Stompin' At The Savoy ~ Clifford Brown & Max Roach
Minority ~ Bill Evans

Tuesday, January 01, 2008

2007 Liberty Bowl

Mississippi State Univ 10, Univ of Central Florida 3. Congratulations Bulldogs!

Dancin' Elvis

A recent Elvis sighting at the Center for Southern Folklore, Memphis, TN.