Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life

Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life Edited by A. Alyce Claerbaut and David Schlesinger   News Hook: An exploration of the life, work, and legacy of the jazz legend Billy Strayhorn, published to commemorate the centennial of his birth.   Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life celebrates the life of late jazz legend Billy Strayhorn, who is perhaps best […]


WORLD CLASS SAXOPHONIST MARCUS ANDERSON ENJOYS AND Coffee, HIS LATEST VENTURE World renowned saxophonist Marcus Anderson has blended two of his favorite things – music and coffee and introduces four delicious flavors of coffee under his new brand AND Coffee™ ( , accompanied by a new CD of the same name. The CD is available […]


  THE DOUR OF MUSIC by Peter Brav   I went to a Jackson concert one Friday night last month in an old Loew’s movie house so grand they named it the Kings Theatre when it opened on Brooklyn’s Flatbush Avenue in 1929 less than two months before the epic stock market crash. Abandoned in […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters BIG Event

Big Brothers Big Sisters BIG Event 6:00 PM Gallatin River Hideaway Big Brothers Big Sisters of Gallatin County has changed things up and will be hosting The BIG Event (formerly the Gala) on May 17th, 2014 at the Gallatin River Hideaway. The BIG Event will feature live and silent auctions, dinner by The Food Studio, lively […]

Norris Hot Springs Poolside April Music Schedule

April MUSIC 2014 Friday, April 4 – Micah Swanson Folk Fusion Singer Songwriter Micah Swanson fronts Wandering Wild, but will be bringing a unique solo show to Norris. He’ll be doing songs from his newest EP. Saturday, April 5 – Tommy Georges Americana Tommy has been playing in the Rocky Mountain States for many years, […]

A Great Week in St Augustine, September 3 2013

         September 3, 2013 Tuesday – Sunday : September 3 – 8 Ordinary People – This exhibit is a colorful, folksy presentation featuring some of St. Augustine’s first colonists. The exhibit is open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the St. Augustine Visitor Information Center, 10 Castillo Dr. Great White Shark 3D and Tornado Alley 3D at the […]

What is the Color of Music?

What is the color of music? Could the “water of life” exist on Mars? A high-tech romance is in the air… And shame on me! On today’s Daily Orbit! “With every beat of my heart—doctors are getting a little closer to a new heart monitor!”  Okay, I thought we’d start Friday off with a little […]

Are Ravens and the 49ers Going Quietly into That Goodnight?

  The Super Bowl is over. It is in the record books and the one thing that all fans can say – whether a 49er who wanted the dynasty to return, or a Raven who, well, wanted the worst egos in the NFL to bring home the trophy to their city – at least everyone […]