Muddy Waters: Can’t Be Satisfied


Placido Domingo: A Musical Life

About Placido Domingo

Plácido Domingo is one of the most loved and listened to opera singers of the 20th- century. He was born in 1941, into a musical family in the Barrio de Salamanca section of Madrid. His parents were both singers, and when he was five they moved to Mexico with a travelLing musical company. Within a […]

Katherine Anne Porter: The Eye of Memory

About Katherine Anne Porter

When Katherine Anne Porter left her home state of Texas for New York, she brought with her the hard edge of a Western pioneer. Passionate and intelligent, it was this edge more than anything that made her name as a writer. Despite her self-imposed exile from her home and Southern background, Porter used this distance […]

Paul Simon: Born at The Right Time

About Paul Simon

“I believe that we are all connected on this very basic emotional level by music — by rhythm and harmony. But how can we begin to communicate if we don’t use a wider vocabulary? If we don’t speak in someone else’s language, then how can they hear you? So, I’m someone who speaks ‘broken music.’” […]

Bob Marley

About Bob Marley

by Roger Steffens Music raises the soul of man even higher than the so-called external form of religion…That is why in ancient times the greatest prophets were great musicians. – Hazrat Inayat Khan, “The Mysticism of Sound and Music” Without doubt, Bob Marley can now be recognized as the most important figure in 20th century […]


About Vaudeville

“Everything I know I learned in vaudeville.” -James Cagney At the turn of the century in America, the Wright Brothers made their first successful flight, Jack London wrote Call of the Wild, Henry Ford started his motor company, and thousands of people escaped small apartments in big cities to see the amazing acts of vaudeville. […]