Barry Harris with Chuck Israels and Mel Brown (Friday, Feb. 15, at Jimmy Mak’s)
Pianist Barry Harris, still sharp and
dextrous at 83, is one of the last great bebop innovators we have, and
32 ways to distract yourself during the dark days to come.
Only the strong survive Stumptown winters with all their
marbles in the bag. Even those who claim to love the rainy season know
that the gray, low-hanging clouds always transform from familiar fri
Food Reviews & Stories
Keener minds than mine spent much of the latest election
cycle confronting and debunking the myth of the Good Old Days. You know
the ones: You could buy a brand-new hot rod on one month’s pay, a
I was asked to speak at my high-school
graduation. Not because of my grades (which were abysmal) or because of
my community service (which was ordered by a judge), but because I had
made fewer e
Formed: In 1991 in Umeå, Sweden.
Sounds like: Oceanic riffage thrown in a blender with free jazz and lots of bad Marxist poetry.
For fans of: Born Against, the Make-Up, the Blood Brothe
For me, Cool Nutz was an acquired taste. His delivery and lyrical approach have changed over the years, but in general his style is meticulous and impressionistic. He makes sure the listener hears every word in his raps. This isn't always a style that grabs the listener by the throat. Nutz won't go on a Tech N9ne style machine-gun verbal assault; he seldom chooses in-your-face subject matter (e...More