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Easy Listener: 5 You-Gotta-Have CDS From Five You-Must-Know Women

David Finkle | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment
David Finkle

If you like great songs -- not necessarily great songs you already know -- and you like women delivering them, here are CDs that you'd be extremely foolish to think you can live without:

Dog Ears Music: Festival of Sleep Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Azure Ray, Bat for Lashes, The Everly Brothers, Fats Waller, Iron & Wine, and more.

Dog Ears Music: The Gifting List

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Dave Brubeck, Everest, Ravi Shankar, Tinariwen, Fats Waller, Frankie Miller and more.

An Intimate Evening of Solo Piano with Jason Moran at the Carnegie Room of the Nyack Library Friday June 15, 2012

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 08.21.2012 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

Within the confines of the elegantly appointed Carnegie Room at the Nyack Library, a full house made up of the curious and the cognoscenti, came to listen and feel the music of a modern pianistic virtuoso by the name of Jason Moran.

Dog Ears Music: Things My Accountant Says Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.13.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Fats Waller, Champion Jack Dupree, Supergrass, Harper Simon, Count Basie and more.

First Nighter: Genius Jazz Violinist Aaron Weinstein Meets Brilliant Jazz Singer Christine Ebersole in Dual Birdland Triumph

David Finkle | Posted 01.29.2012 | Arts
David Finkle

It's high time someone employs several hundred words to sing the praises of jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein for the widest audience possible.

Moline Loves Paul Simon, Plus Chatting With Bill Wyman, American Idol's James Durbin and Mastodon's Brann Dailor

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.17.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Although it seems that Paul Simon has been on the road frequently over the last few years, his latest tour seems much more date-packed as he heralds his latest and one of the best albums of his career, So Beautiful Or So What.

Ondaatje Magic One More Time: The Cat's Table

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 10.20.2011 | Books
Elizabeth Benedict

Since The English Patient, author Michael Ondaatje is an international star, and each new novel is greeted with appropriate fanfare. So too the haunting The Cat's Table.

Sing It Loud: Chatting with k.d. lang, JD Souther and Bobby Long, Plus a Beginners Audio Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.24.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

One of my favorite tracks on k.d. lang's new album is the opener, "I Confess," which sounds like Brill Building meets country, meets...okay, I'll shut up now, k.d. lang has the rest.

HuffPost Review: Michael Jackson's Vision, Plus A Conversation With Brazilian Sensation Bebel Gilberto

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This 35-track, triple disc DVD collection is such an important and significant pop-culture package that it might scare your unsuspecting holiday recipient into thinking you're saying something more than merely Happy Whatever.

Dog Ears Music: Born in May Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Levon Helm, Hafdis Huld, T-Bone Walker, Tchaikovsky, Rosemary Clooney and more.

Dog Ears Music: Volume 109

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column includes music from Sufjan Stevens, Bora Yoon, Fats Waller, Hacienda, Langhorne Slim, and The Dils.

Deciding How to Decide -- Making Critical Choices

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

Michael Roberto's unambiguous, extensive and genuinely engaging audio course is like having a heavyweight advisor on hand without the $500 hourly fee.

'Officer, Our Fate Is in Your Hands'

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jan Herman

During one of Waller's recording sessions in the 1930s, when he made about 300 sides for Victor Records, somebody gave him the idea of doing "Bach up to me."