Marshall Allen turned 98 years old this month people. 98 years old. I watched him perform yesterday – on a hot and dry summer day – a real mountain classic of a day – sun and sun – and very few clouds. He led the Sun Ra Arkestra – a band 13 strong – hornsContinue reading “Marshall Allen is 98.”
A travel essay by Mr. Blotto West
An update from the Brown Brothers…
The year that was – 2021
Hear YE Hear YE !
from the archives, never before released instrumental genius from the Gold Sounds quartet…
oh Yes – this is what you want…
How we got Hard
the story – in short form
The year. In review.
the hippies were here first, or most prominently @ least. They say the spirit now is angst, as extreme wealth and similarly extreme poverty sit uneasily on the same bench. Who’s to say what may come next, but the city is pulsing – big swaths of empty spaces rising up periodically. Good coffee. Always goodContinue reading “San Francisco Nites (and Days)”
This is an original composition by Wycliffe Gordon entitled “Community Theme Song” off of The CO-OP LP (2017) – available on super-fly heavyweight and limited edition vinyl – only from the Brown Bros.