Worst episode of Breaking Bad? “Gray Matter” is an early frontrunner. Continue reading Breaking Bad S1E5: “Gray Matter”
A couple sentences about Johnny Cash’s third album.
Grade: B Continue reading Johnny Cash Sings the Songs that Made Him Famous
A couple sentences about Johnny Cash’s second album.
Continue reading The Fabulous Johnny Cash Album Review
Review of Elizabeth Cotten’s 1958 LP, “Folksongs and Instrumentals with Guitar.” Continue reading Folksongs and Instrumentals with Guitar – Elizabeth Cotten
This is what happens when an Appalachian folk trio is formed in Palo Alto.
Grade: C+ Continue reading The Kingston Trio Album Review
A review of Jimmy Reed’s classic blues debut, “I’m Jimmy Reed.”
Grade: A- Continue reading Jimmy Reed: I’m Jimmy Reed Album Review
Artist: Art Tatum & Ben Webster Year: 1958 Genre: Stride Grade: A Taken by itself, Art Tatum’s classically-inspired piano playing is somewhat emotionless. It’s a tad too technical. You might even call his music imposing. Oscar Peterson professed that “Tatum scared … Continue reading The Art Tatum-Ben Webster Quartet album review
Review of Lee Morgan’s 1958 LP, “The Cooker.”
Grade: A- Continue reading Lee Morgan: The Cooker Album Review
One of Rollins’ rare “missteps.”
Grade: B+ Continue reading Sonny Rollins: Freedom Suite Album Review
Review of the 1958 collaboration between John Coltrane and the Red Garland Trio.
Grade: B+ Continue reading John Coltrane with the Red Garland Trio
In 1958, Coltrane was still searching for his signature style.
Grade: A- Continue reading John Coltrane: Blue Train Album Review
Walt has already killed in self-defense, but can he kill in cold-blood? 8.8/10 Continue reading Breaking Bad S1E3: “…and the Bag’s in the River”