Remembering Marian McPartland

Posted on Monday, August 26, 2013 by mztupelo

Remembering Marian McPartland March 20th 1913 - August 20th 2013 I will miss Marian McPartland. When I worked nights, I looked forward to sharing my drive with Marian while listening to her program Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz, which was played on our local jazz radio station KCSM. Her program introduced and re-introduced her listeners to jazz greats, and to some artists not necessarily associated with . . . more »

Remembering Ruth Asawa

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by mztupelo

Ruth Asawa - Sculptor January 24, 1926 - August 5, 2013 One of California's most admired sculptors has died at the age of 87. Ruth Asawa was an American artist, who was nationally recognized for her wire sculpture, public commissions, and her activism in education and the arts. Born in Norwalk California and living in San Francisco, she was a Bay Area treasure. She was . . . more »

Remembering J.J. Cale

Posted on Thursday, August 1, 2013 by mztupelo

J.J. Cale December 5th 1938 - July 26 2013 Blues and rock music lost a legend this week, when J.J. Cale died of a heart attack in San Diego. Mr. Cale was best known was for writing such classics as After Midnight and Cocaine, which became hits when Eric Clapton recorded them. J. J. Cale's career began in Oklahoma playing rock and roll venues in . . . more »