Remembering Charlie Haden: Listen To 5 Overlooked Gems
Memorial / Music

Remembering Charlie Haden: Listen To 5 Overlooked Gems

Jazz double bassist Charlie Haden modeled another pathway to upending the established musical order: the role of the insurgent. Playing for years behind many of music’s most overt sonic mavericks, Haden unassumingly did much to break down barriers separating genres and styles. Continue reading

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Remembering Tommy Ramone: Quiet Ramone Was Brains Behind The Scenes
Memorial / Music

Remembering Tommy Ramone: Quiet Ramone Was Brains Behind The Scenes

While any music fan would likely be hard-pressed to recognize the name of Thomas Erdelyi, his contributions to the Ramones, the birth of punk rock and rock ‘n’ roll as a whole long ago earned him a critically important place in the American musical pantheon. Continue reading