Author: phil

  • Jazz Casual

    This is a great series, and I hope to someday add it to our jazz/dvd collection. Details at Amazon:…

  • Alan Lomax

    Alan Lomax (January 31, 1915 – July 19, 2002) was an American folklorist and musicologist. He was one of the great field collectors of folk music of the 20th century, recording thousands of songs in the United States, Great Britain, the West Indies, Italy, and Spain. At Wikipedia:

  • New Keyboard: Ensoniq SQ-80

    I’ve yet to post the “official” announcement at my studio page, but yesterday morning I drove to Indianola to purchase a used Ensoniq SQ-80 with case, manual, and a pair of disks from a recording studio which was updating their sould pallete.  As I already owned an ESQ-M (a rack unit of the ESQ-1, which […]

  • Revived Recordings from The Phonautograph (from BBC News)

    I must admit, this device is news to me: The device that recorded the audio is playing back music for the first time in 150 years. Read more at: Matrixsynth post Nice—it’s elsewhere on the net with more info: At Matrixsynth: At RetroThing: The NewYork Times:…

  • Online Resources—Part 1