Category: Music

Jóhann Jóhannsson.

Weekly Digest #5

January is traditionally one of two months in the year that are filled to the brim with school work. The German school year at most high schools is divided into two terms/semesters and the first

2016: A Classical Year

My music collecting has slowed down considerably. Actually, at the end of 2016 I had problems reconstructing from various saved receipts what I had actually bought and a number of CDs added to my collection

Robbie Robertson (stylized cover).

Somewhere Down the Crazy River

Robbie Robertson’s “Somewhere Down the Crazy River” is one of the most atmospheric songs I have in my collection and it also happens to be one of my favorites, a song that has been played

Copenhagen Jazz Festival (logo).

Copenhagen Jazz Festival Posters

One of the highlights whenever I visited Denmark almost every year since I left in 1982 was the annual Copenhagen Jazz Festival that I tried to attend whenever possible. The best thing about the festival was

Whitesnake. Come an' Get It (1981).

Whitesnake. Come an’ Get It (Liberty, 1981)

One would think that today I might be embarrassed for listing this release as one of my absolute favorites, but, as you know, I don’t make excuses for whatever rocks my boat. When this was

Santana Live at the House of Blues, 2016.

Into the 70s: Santana IV Live at the House of Blues

Santana was a major force in my musical life in the middle/late 70s. I came late to the game, turned onto their music way after they had left a major splash at Woodstock as well