iOS app Android app


A Trumpeter Takes On Donald Trump: Michael Leonhart's 'Ronald Rump' Melds Satire And Art

Joan K. Smith | Posted 07.21.2016 | Entertainment
Joan K. Smith

It's hard to think of a political candidate who's induced such a mixture of horror and comic glee as Donald Trump. In fact, his most lasting legacy may be an unprecedented mother lode of Trump-inspired art, comedy, and commentary.

Hail Herb Alpert!

Rob Taub | Posted 06.06.2016 | Entertainment
Rob Taub

(Photo by David Andrako) In 1966 I worshiped the Beatles and loved rock & roll. I was ten years old and would escape to my bedroom where I listened t...

Boy Plays For Vet Who Showed Up To Canceled Memorial Day Parade

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 06.01.2016 | Good News

This kid didn’t miss a beat. When Nicholas DeGregorio, 11, of North Bellmore, NY heard that an elderly veteran was on his way to a cancelled Memoria...

Born to Be Blue

Dwight Brown | Posted 03.22.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

"I did it my way..." No, Ethan Hawke doesn't sing those lyrics in this faux bio/film about jazz great Chet Baker. But judging by his thoroughly convincing performance and writer/director Robert Budreau's impressionistic screenplay and artsy direction, that was their mindset during this movie's production. Is Absolutely Worth A Minute Of Your Time

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 02.03.2016 | Comedy

What hasn't been said or done involving Donald Trump? The answer is, this. This hasn't been done yet. allows you to take out all your ...

Christian Scott Continues to Expand, Explore and Grow with Stretch Music

Ari Sadowitz | Posted 09.18.2015 | Entertainment
Ari Sadowitz

"On this record, you're going to hear 808s, you're going to hear subs, you're going to hear oscillating guitars, and you're going to hear distortion on shit other than guitar," Scott recently told Noisey.

Follow the Music... Only You Can Hear

Mel Sellick | Posted 09.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mel Sellick

I'd just finished a walk along the Mendocino Headlands, feeling grateful and refreshed. As my hand hits the door handle, something says I need just ...

Lights Go on Part XXXII: Music and Me

Thomas Bähler | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

If you'd like for me to read this to you, go to This has been a long relationship, Music & Me -- Fulfilling Trans...

Lights Go On Part II: The Birth of Passion

Thomas Bähler | Posted 05.25.2013 | New York
Thomas Bähler

I learned how to read and write music before I learned to read and write English. You might be wondering, why? Were his parents task masters? Was he a child prodigy? Was he forced to learn this? No, no and no. Why then?

12-Year-Old Plays Trumpet On Street To Pay For School

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

Gracing a busy street corner in San Francisco, a 12-year-old boy, dressed in a newsy cap, collared shirt, and tie plays the trumpet for lucky passersb...

WATCH: The Incredible Mexican Coca Cola Trumpet

Posted 11.06.2011 | Comedy

The traditional mariachi band includes a guitarrón, a vihuela, a guitar, violins, and trumpets, but sometimes you just have to make due. Introduci...

For the Win, At the Berkeley CSUA Hackathon

Marissa Louie | Posted 06.04.2011 | Technology
Marissa Louie

UC Berkeley has one of the best Computer Science programs in the world. So it's very exciting when UC Berkeley's most prestigious undergraduate Compu...

Matt Von Roderick Makes Jazz Dangerous Again

Tamara Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tamara Conniff

Alt-jazz/rocker/trumpet player Matt Von Roderick is prepping his new music and stage show, "A Technicolor Experience," premiering at King King in Holl...

Wynton Marsalis Awarded French Legion of Honor in NYC

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Wynton Marsalis received France’s highest distinction last week in New York – the insignia of chevalier of the Legion of Honor, an honor that was ...

Gordon Brown's Trumpet

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Tepper Marlin

The first sound was a muffled rat-a-tat as the rise in housing prices in the first half of the millennium's new decade triggered concern about a bubbl...